Expression of Interest - Information Security Specialist

Vacancies 17 November 2017

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

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What you will be a part of

Operating under the Surveillance Business Area, Saab Australia develops advanced defence and security systems for domestic and international markets. With more than 30 years’ experience in the Australian market Saab Australia is recognised as Australia’s leading capability systems integrator. We employ more than 300 engineers and technicians and subcontract work to more than 250 local companies. Our intuitive real-time command and control, command support, security and surveillance and our mixed reality systems are designed to adapt to today’s rapidly changing defence and security challenges. Our technologies push the boundaries, breaks convention and allows us to develop innovative solutions that keep people and society safe.


Offering a fresh, vibrant place to work, Saab backs its commitment to offering a healthy work-life balance with a great working culture, generous benefits, flexible working hours, and an active Social Club

Your role

Saab Australia are looking for Information Security Specialists and we are now seeking expressions of interest.

You will raise awareness on security matters; provide advice both internally and externally through assessing customer environments, conducting risk assessments, monitoring information sources for emerging threats and assist with or performing IRAP activities.

Taking a lead role in supporting and defining internal project activities, you will be helping to protect and improve Saab’s information security credentials and competitive advantage across its defence and civil business.

You will be our information security champion and help grow the business by delivering and developing quality outcomes for external and internal customers, assisting with tenders, new business development and relationship management.

Your skills and experience

Ideally, you will hold appropriate industry information security certifications and have held a previous position where you have provided advice, guidance and quality outcomes to customers.

A strong customer focus with a high level of integrity and work ethic is a must.

Excellent communication skills and report writing

Strong knowledge of information security principles and frameworks:

  • ISM, PSPF, ISO 27001, ISO 27005, NIST

One or more of the following certifications:

  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, ISO27001 Lead Auditor, CRISC
  • Preferably IRAP certified
  • OSCP, CREST, GIAC or equivalent highly valued

Experience in the collection, presentation and analysis of information

An understanding of the current trends and developments in threats and information security

Demonstrated ability to develop fit for purpose solutions and advice to solve complex technical issues

Experience in the end-to-end security project life cycle – defining security requirements, high level architecture, detailed design & implementation

Experience performing security risk assessments

Proven ability in thinking laterally, identifying risks and applying analytical skills to develop appropriate options for integrated security controls

Experience in technical activities including penetration testing and vulnerability assessments with the ability to provide actionable and clear mitigation advice to our customers


Visit the Careers page of our website to submit your applications.

 To work at Saab you must comply with Defence Industry security requirements (i.e. you will be an Australian citizen or able to meet eligibility requirements).

 Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

 Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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