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Cyber Defence Manager

Date:  12-Jan-2021

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Internal Client Services
  • Work in a highly innovative and transformative business
  • Mentoring programs – receive support and coaching to progress your career
  • Work-life balance with access to flexible work arrangements


We are seeking a Cyber Defence Manager, as one of the fundamental pillars of cybersecurity to help develop and enhance the maturity of our cyber incident response processes to ensure effective monitoring, detection and response for key Deloitte infrastructure and applications.


What will your typical day look like?

The candidate being sought should have proven experience in delivering to customers, with practical experience in maturing services, conducting gap assessments to understand how security gaps can be appropriately mitigated, threat modelling and use case management to ensure effective coverage. The candidate will need to be self-motivated, highly energetic and results oriented individual passionate about cyber security and risk management. Ability to work with global internal stakeholders and external vendors will be critical keys to success.


About the team

The Deloitte IT Cybersecurity function is responsible for the ensuring the firm continues to operate whilst enhancing data protection, standardizing and securing critical infrastructure and gaining cyber visibility through continuous monitoring. The ITS Cybersecurity organization delivers a comprehensive set of cybersecurity services to business units within the Deloitte AU firm as well as within the APAC region.


Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

You have a minimum of 5 years of combined experience in the Information Security / Cybersecurity domain with a focus on Incident response, forensics, cyber investigations. You have a proven track record and experience of the following in a highly complex and global organization: incident Response – worked in an incidence response, SIEM, threat management, or similar. You have sound knowledge of business management and an expert level of knowledge in at least one security domain: Forensics, Cyber Incident Response, or Threat hunting.


You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to effectively communicate all security services within the realm of risk management, convey information security topics, policies and standards as well as risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences at various hierarchical levels.


Professional technical management certification required (at least 1 active certification from any of the following): Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) as well as technical credentials including GIAC certifications, OSCP, etc.



  • Experience interacting, presenting and working with C-level executives (CISO, CIO, etc.) and lower business management as well as technical management teams; and the ability to provide process and service improvements in an effective and professional manner
  • Foundational knowledge and understanding of information security legal and regulatory requirements, such as Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), GDPR and Payment Card Industry/Data Security Standard
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, COBIT, and NIST, including 800-53 and the Cybersecurity Framework



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, International Cyber Security, or equivalent education experience.
  • Candidates with the requisite work experience below would also be considered


Why Deloitte? 
At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. We value difference and embrace people with diverse backgrounds and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.


Next Steps
Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now using the link provided.


By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


Deloitte is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. 


The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.