First listed on: 23 November 2023
APS 6 - Information Systems Security Manager 

$88,175 - $100,724 (APS 6) + Super and 15% BDCP
Williamtown - NSW

The Role

As the Information Systems Security Manager at HQSRG, you will be part of a small cohesive team. Additionally, you will be part of a larger team working with our Special Projects Office and Boeing Defence Australia, in order to support one of the most advanced airspace battle management capabilities in the world.   

Our staff have access to flexible working hours.  Defence provides a superannuation contribution of 15.4 per cent, higher than most industries. Additionally, we support professional development, and encourage you to take advantage of opportunities that arise.

The additional payment is a Building Defence Capability Payment (BDCP) which enables Defence to provide a premium, in addition to the rate of salary otherwise payable under the Enterprise Agreement (EA) to some or all of the jobs within a critical occupation(s) or discipline within a workplace. 

Applicants engaged into a BDCP position must consider the following. BDCPs provide remuneration in addition to the Defence Enterprise Agreement (EA). This arrangement is subject to meeting eligibility criteria and is subject to annual review. Should your performance fall beyond requirements or the eligibility criteria not be met, your eligibility for the BDCP may be reviewed and ceased. 

It may also be ceased should you change positions or the requirement for the BDCP is no longer necessary, as determined by Defence. Should the BDCP be ceased you will be advised and your BDCP additional payment will cease.

About our Team
Our team's main function is to ensure certification and accreditation of systems occurs in order to maintain our authority to operate.  As the Information Systems Security Manager you will work both at HQSRG and at times at 2SQN (also located on RAAF Williamtown) with fellow ISSMs in order to support the capability.

Our Ideal Candidate
We are looking for a team focussed member who has: 

The ability to communicate and provide advice to a diverse group of people to include different levels of command, engineers, and non technical members.

  • The ability to work autonomously.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • The ability to manage changing priorities.
  • The ability to interpret high level policy.
  • The ability to write security instructions and policy documents.

Duties of this role also include the following:

  • Liaising with the accrediting authority and any other relevant agencies to draft and update security documents and implement security controls to gain and maintain security accreditation at the required security classification level.
  • Monitoring the overall security posture of systems, including system audits and assessments of security control effectiveness.
  • Investigating and reporting on security incidents as directed by the Commonwealth Information Technology Security Manager.
  • Providing respectful, clear and accurate guidance to the Security Manager and to stakeholders regarding the implementation of technical controls, including the associated costs, risks and benefits.
  • Developing and maintaining positive and effective relationships with all stakeholders involved with current contracts.

Application Closing Date: Thursday 14 December 2023

For further information please review the job information pack, reference AF/10428/23 on


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