Leidos Australia
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Canberra, Australia
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About Us Company Description
Here in Australia, we’re agile and growing fast. Our 1,400 employees are busy building an enviable reputation for innovation and delivery. And, as part of a US-based organisation with 37,000 people and a 50 year history, we are able to draw upon world-leading technical expertise to help us provide the best solutions to our customers.
Job Description Your New Role
We have a great opportunity to work on high profile, complex projects for the Department of Defence. These projects vary in nature so this is your opportunity to make your mark, and work with highly skilled teams that are leaders in their respective fields.
You Will
As a Security Architect you will be responsible for managing the security design leading to accreditation and certification of software systems.

  • Manage the security architecture of the solution design, including the integration with security models of external systems in conjunction with the Chief Security Architect;
  • Contribute to design decisions associated with security architecture and security controls;
  • Ensure that system security requirements are managed and addressed throughout the system life-cycle thereby ensuring system security compliance and approval for system operation;
  • Achieve certification and accreditation of the solution through ensuring the security architecture is consistent and adequately represented in the certification and accreditation process;
  • Participate in system change reviews to assess the security impact of those changes;
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships across all levels and influence key stakeholders;
  • Understand industry best-practice through attending relevant cyber security events and establishing a peer network.

QualificationsAbout You and What You'll Bring

  • Substantial professional experience with security architecture, certification and accreditation;
  • Experience in Government information assurance requirements including the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM) and Defence Security Principles Framework (DSPF) ;
  • Knowledge and exposure to systems and enterprise architecture, systems engineering, software and ICT engineering and interface protocols;
  • Experience working on large, complex ICT projects and in defence ICT;
  • A current NV1 clearance will be required and be eligible for a Defence NV2 clearance.

A Bachelor degree or higher in software engineering, computer science or a related discipline, together with substantial relevant professional experience and specialised training will be highly regarded. Relevant certifications or Professional membership would be desirable.

What You'll Love Additional Information
Over the last year, we have successfully adapted our approach to enable everyone - whether working remotely from home, an office or a customer site – to continue to be collaborative, productive and, above all, safe and healthy. We proudly embrace diversity and support our people at every stage of their Leidos journey in terms of inclusion, accessibility and flexibility. At Leidos, you will be valued, included and supported. So if you are open-minded and keen to Be the difference, we look forward to welcoming you Applicants may also need to meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements. In certain circumstances this can place limitations on persons who hold dual nationality, permanent residency or are former nationals of certain countries as per ITAR 126.1.
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