Cybersecurity Test Engineer

Thales Australia Limited

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 11/9/2019

Location: WTC MELBOURNE, Australia

About Thales

Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Air Traffic Management, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

About Our Site

Our Melbourne CBD site is home to over 500 employees working across our Air Traffic Management, Vehicles & Tactical Systems and E-Security businesses. A modern, new office with amazing views of the Yarra river, we are only a 5 minute walk from Southern Cross railway station and Tram stop. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants in and near the building and childcare facilities at Thales discounted prices. We have bike racks and shower facilities available and offer 10% off your yearly Myki card subscription.

Our Opportunity

OneSKY is a game-changer for Australia’s airspace. The project will unify Australian skies under a new, harmonised air traffic management system. This will enable a new level of safety and efficiency, while also reducing delays for the travelling public and providing opportunities to improve environmental outcomes. It will be the catalyst for better connectivity to underpin Australia’s sustainable growth into the future. OneSKY will transform Australia’ sky and we are proud to be partners in its delivery. As such, we are looking to engage an experienced Cyber Security Test Engineer supporting our OneSky program!

This is a unique opportunity focused on cybersecurity testing and compliance for our safety critical systems.

About You

  • Engineering/computer science degree along with solid experience and understanding verification and validation of real time and distributed systems in Air Traffic, Rail, Marine, Aviation or related industries.
  • Ideally you will have a solid understanding of the cybersecurity within a Systems Engineering Process covering:
    • System Operational Needs and Functional Analysis
    • Threat Scenario Identification
    • Security Risk Identification and Treatment / Controls
    • System Threat and Vulnerability Assessments (Testing)
    • Contribute to the update and maintenance of Verification and Validation plans
  • In addition to this you have experience in verification and validation of cybersecurity requirements at the hardware, software and systems level which you can demonstrate in your recent career
  • Experience using and configuring security tools such as Netsparker and Nessus will be looked upon favourably

This role will see you continuing your career in testing safety critical systems from cyber security perspective.

Culture & Benefits at Thales

Thales can offer you a variety of interesting and challenging work. We support our employees to develop professionally and succeed. We are a growing global organisation so hiring from within is our first priority, ensuring all our employees are given every opportunity to develop and build their career. We offer a variety of initiatives that support your wellbeing such as flexible work practices, salary sacrifice, novated leasing and purchased leave.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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