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Senior Security Architect

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Date: 13-Jun-2019

Location: Perth, AU

Company: Woodside Energy Ltd

About Woodside

As a diverse and expanding organisation we have many divisions that support our business. You will find development and career opportunities, you’ll be valued, recognised, challenged and rewarded. What’s more, as a WA-based company, executive and leadership decisions are made right where you work.


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About the Role:

At Woodside we aspire to have digitisation embedded in everything we do. When you join Digital at Woodside you will work with teams pioneering new technologies and the application of cloud, data science, artificial intelligence and cognitive computing. Our success is determined by the pioneering spirit of our people, who live our values every day: respect, discipline, working sustainably, working together, integrity and excellence.


We are looking for people with proven technology experience who approach their work with passion and will collaborate extensively to help us realise our Digital Strategy.


We require a Senior Cyber Security Architect to help shape, drive and own the secure innovation and delivery of digital solutions across the organisation.  As a Senior Cyber Security Architect, you will own and drive standards, guidelines and procedures to support both the current and future needs of Woodside.


Reporting into the Cyber Security Architecture Manager, you will work in a high performing team across a challenging IT/OT digital environment and with an organisation that is innovating at pace. You will have the opportunity to lead and shape the safe and secure delivery of Woodside’s digitisation efforts across our application development, cloud, IoT and robotics service lines in support of the Cyber Team’s core mission of protecting Woodside’s people, brand and reputation.


This is a 2 year fixed term contract based at our head office in Perth, Western Australia.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Deliver secure-by-design solutions by consulting with business stakeholders and projects to identify and reduce risk with innovative, efficient and sustainable controls built-in
  • Manage and influence the lifecycle for security solutions across IT, OT, physical and cloud environments
  • Champion cyber security by informing and influencing service line managers to own and manage cyber threats applicable to their platforms
  • Apply NIST CSF and Woodside’s Engineering Standard for Information Security to system architecture and design.
  • Find new opportunities by staying abreast of industry trends and disrupters and how they can be applied at Woodside
  • Drive continuous improvement in Woodside’s security governance, assurance, standards and delivery processes
  • Mentor and coach staff to develop capability within the Cyber Security team
Skills & Experience:
  • Previous experience working in cyber security related roles
  • Strong experience with enterprise architectural principles and solution delivery life cycle experience
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with diverse stakeholder groups
  • Strong understanding and experience in continuous improvement and business process improvement
  • Strong communication, persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Experience applying NIST CSF, IEC 62443, risk assessment and risk management
  • Knowledge and understanding of cloud security fundamentals (AWS and Azure), IoT, robotic process automation, secure software development
  • Proven record of delivering technology/organisational change through technology adoption
Recognition & Reward:

A career with Woodside is rewarding both personally and professionally.  We offer:


  • Flexible work arrangements, including part time and job share opportunities
  • Career development through professional development programs and by working alongside industry leaders
  • Possibility of educational assistance to support your career development
  • Opportunities to undertake interesting work on world-class projects
  • A values driven environment where working together is key
  • The opportunity to participate in voluntary initiatives in the community
  • Financial rewards that are linked to performance through an annual bonus
  • Above industry superannuation contributions
  • Industry leading 16-weeks paid parental leave
  • Flexibility of leave provisions for events such as community service, cultural and volunteer activities (one day per annum)
  • Subsidised gym membership in some locations


    Woodside aspires to be an industry leader in diversity.


    Applications close 11:59pm AWST on Wednesday 26 June 2019

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