First listed on: 24 May 2022
Technical Director – Taskforce Information Security 


Executive Level 2.2
$175,927 - $197,916 (plus Super)
Brindabella Park – ACT
I.T. & T

The Role
This is a genuine once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shape the protection and secure delivery of some of the most sensitive information entrusted to Australia by our allies.

As the Technical Director for Taskforce ICT Security you will draw on your experience and expertise to provide deep technical advice and leadership on information and cyber security to Security Division and the broader Nuclear Powered Submarine Taskforce.

You will work closely with ICT Security peers from organisations in Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom to provide assurance that AUKUS information is protected to the highest possible standards

Your guidance and mentoring will develop stronger information security awareness and specialisation across Security Division and the Taskforce as a whole, and you will be a trusted advisor to the Security Division Executive on all information security matters.

About our Team
Protection and Assurance Branch operates within the Security Division of the Nuclear Powered Submarine Taskforce, and we work closely with our peers in Security Division and across the Australian Security Community to ensure that our people, facilities, and information are protected and secure at all times.

We deliver the following functions for the Taskforce:
Information security including cyber security.

  • Capability security.
  • Security compliance.
  • Security assurance.

We pride ourselves on our inclusiveness, diversity of background and thought, positive attitude, and commitment to delivery.

Our Ideal Candidate
We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic and collaborative people to join the Taskforce and contribute to the outcomes set by the Government. Our ideal candidates will bring the following attributes, skills and experience to the role:

  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and sound judgement.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and assess information security accreditation artifacts.
  • Expert knowledge of Australian and allied information security frameworks.
  • Ability to think strategically in a sensitive and fast-paced environment.
  • Outcome-focused mindset, with an ability to apply innovative and flexible approaches to achieving results.
  • Ability to build and sustain effective relationships, and work collaboratively and independently as required with a wide array of internal, external, and international stakeholders.
  • Adaptability, resilience and flexibility in the face of changing and competing priorities.
  • Maturity and a strong commitment to Australia’s national interest.

Application Closing Date: Monday the 6th of June 2022

For further information please review the job information pack, reference DESG/02630/22 on


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