Lead Cyber Security Engineer

Job type
NZD140000 - NZD170000 per annum
Lead Cyber Security Engineer

The organisation

One of the subsidiaries of the newly formed Te Pūkenga who are responsible for providing building and construction apprenticeships and ensuring great outcomes for all New Zealanders in the area of vocational education. They are a passionate group of people who are very values driven and committed to making a difference in the work they do.

The role

As the Lead Security Engineer, you will have a critical role in ensuring that the organisation is taking a best practice approach to the way they do security. You will provide, review and improve their infrastructure, virtual servers, security solutions and ensure that they are aligned to the wider Te Pūkenga cyber security strategy. Part of your role will also include collaboration with the wider digital team and external partners. There will also be mentoring provided

Key responsibilities
  • Implement NIST Cyber Security, MITRE ATT&CK and CIS frameworks
  • Promote benefits of digital security architecture to the wider business
  • Help with high level technical design of infrastructure solutions
  • Evaluate and monitor existing systems and upgrade them as needed
  • Implement new security solutions
  • Prepare system security reports/technical documentation
Key skills/attributes you will bring
  • At least eight years of experience across IT, with five or more focused on security
  • Strong knowledge across a range of security tools and frameworks
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Broad understanding of the IT domain and how systems interact with one another
  • Ideally some formal qualifications such a Computer Science degree or Security certifications
  • Ability to produce clear technical documentation
  • Ability to further build your security leadership skills
  • Competitive salary package and excellent training and development opportunities
  • True flexibility with working from home/office
This is a great opportunity to be part of a hugely supportive and inclusive team and take on some new challenges as they transition to being under an umbrella organisation. If this sounds like something that could be for you, please apply below.