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Title:  Senior Security Engineer

Job Number:  9054

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

Are you up for the challenge?

About the Role

As Senior Security Engineer you will come with diverse skills and knowledge across the cloud infrastructure environment and security technology landscapes. You will also play a key role in driving continuous improvements throughout the internal security operations. We are flexible for this role to be based in our Sydney or Melbourne office. 


Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical security leadership within IT technical and project teams in the delivery and maintenance of systems.
  • Provide guidance for security operations including alert management, incident response and vulnerability management.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for security operations.
  • Lead threat hunting projects on internal systems.
  • Provide mentorship to a team of security specialists.
  • Develop a clear understanding of and establish security best practices for, the businesses security technology landscape (AWS, Microsoft Endpoint, Network, IOT and low code apps). 
  • Develop security response playbooks with various teams within the organisation to ensure an organised and timely response to security incidents.


To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Tertiary Diploma or Degree in Computer Systems, Information Technology or Cyber Security
  • CISSP or other industry certification
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience securing large Microsoft & AWS environments
  • Experience managing the cloud infrastructure environment through cross technology administration (OS, databases, virtual networks), execution of scripting and monitoring automations
  • Awareness and ideally practising of DevOps and SecOps
  • Previous experience in security operations roles
  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft cloud security suite
  • Experience with NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Sentinel desirable
  • Experience working with MDR providers


As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives. As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.
We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from First Nations people, women, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and people who identify as LGBTI+.

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