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Jacobs APAC Cyber Security Lead (can be based in any major Jacobs office in APAC) in North Sydney, Australia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Jacobs is on a path of major transformation from an engineering, design and construction professional services provider to a global solutions advisor and provider, with Digital capabilities at the core. We understand how the power of Digital and data can be leveraged to help solve the world’s most critical challenges.

As such, this role is a key pillar of the Jacobs APAC Digital Strategy and will have a central position in engaging our clients at the highest levels to understand and support their aspirations. This role will act as a key leader providing to the growing Jacobs’ Cyber Security capabilities in the region: tackling some of our clients’ most important and complex concerns around responding to the ever-increasing cyber threat.

In a rapidly changing Operational Technology (OT) environment, clients from all industries look to us for trusted solutions for their increasingly complex risks and vulnerabilities. You’ll be right at the heart of that goal, helping clients gain insight and context to their complex operational environments and assessing, designing, and building infrastructure, processes and policies to meet client’s OT cybersecurity needs. You’ll get to use your technical and business skills to help us drive this mission and have an impact on OT cybersecurity at a global level across new capabilities and services.

You will be working across all Jacobs aligned industry sectors: primary sectors include water, power, transport and built environment groups with close links to our Federal cybersecurity capabilities. This gives you the flexibility to own and shape your career. We’ll provide the support and opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge and experience you need to succeed.

  • Help our clients to focus on cyber strategy, understand their technology environment and tools that drives efficiencies and provide recommendations to enable them to improve their ability to respond to Cyber risks and threats.

  • Understand various organisational dynamics and risk management approach for OT cyber security outcomes providing support and guidance to strategic use of cyber security in managing cyber risk

  • Improving our clients' understanding and management of risk in Operational Technologies through effective controls whilst leading and managing Cyber Security risk and maturity assessments for clients

  • Working alongside and building a team to deliver on project engagements in the OT cyber security space.

  • Providing design, implementation, maintenance and consulting services for OT Cyber related aspects of Industrial Control Systems (ICS).

  • Design and implement cybersecurity solutions for projects to enable compliance with cybersecurity best practice, regulations and guidelines to effectively operate and maintain designed solutions.

  • Responsibility for analysing impacts and exposures based on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Experience assisting and delivering to clients around managing cyber risks to meet business objectives, stakeholder expectations and compliance obligations.

  • Strong understanding of operations work relating to Critical Infrastructure (Water, Transportation, Power and Energy, Oil and Gas etc)

  • Experience in providing thought leadership for OT cyber security trends and interventions.

  • Experience in sales, client delivery and team leadership with program delivery, client presentations, business development and proposal development skills.

  • Knowledge of the current security environment and industry trends to identify engagement and client service issues, ability to communicate this information to the engagement team and client management.

  • Previous experience focusing on, and the implications from, the intersections of Information Technology (IT) and OT, as well as the increasingly important role of Industrial IoT, 5G and Edge capabilities.

  • A background in Cyber Security strategy and governance, OT/Cyber Security audit and/or security architecture.

  • Knowledge of relevant standards (example: NIST CSF, NIST 800-82 or ISA62443), applications within OT environments and good industry practice in tiered security architecture design

  • Highly effective relationship building skills with the ability to articulate deeply complex technical issues.

  • Preferred: Relevant industry certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM. GICSP), knowledge of IT risk management principles, practices and techniques and/or knowledge of forensic investigative techniques.

  • Knowledge of penetration testing, programming, networks and operating systems

  • Creative, independent with good problem-solving skills

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and writing skills

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety, accessibility and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company. ‘We live Inclusion’ is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations community members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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