Cyber Security Architect

Permanent Role | Public Sector | Wellington

Your new company

This public sector organisation are responsible for supporting and providing services that impact many New Zealanders lives. They have invested heavily in their cybersecurity function and have a strong internal team that provide expertise to an array of projects. The organisation have the funding to be able to make significant enhancements to their cybersecurity function and as such are looking to continue to expand their team with the addition of a Security Architect to work towards uplifting the security posture of the organisation.

Your new role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly skilled, motivated security professional to be consultative and to establish and maintain the security architecture. Within this role you be responsible for engaging and collaborating with service delivery, security operations and fellow Architects to develop the architecture strategy, requirements and long term roadmaps to enhance the security awareness and posture. You will also be responsible for promoting a security by design approach and working with the security governance team to promote best security practices.

What you'll need to succeed

Your previous experience of working as a Security Architect or as a Senior Security Engineer with strong design skills and the ability to work across a broad range of areas including but not limited to the below, will see you excel in this position.

  • Endpoint security and network security
  • Planning and designing of the architecture.
  • Azure or AWS technologies.
  • Good understanding of cybersecurity policies and frameworks.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.

What you'll get in return

A competitive salary of $150,000 - $190,000 annually + kiwisaver with an experienced and highly capable team that have a strong reputation internally. Despite looking for an experienced individual the organisation understand that there is still plenty of development and learning opportunities, both from formal training courses and from the experienced team you will work alongside. The team have the ability to make real change in the organisation, and you will see the benefit of your work first hand, all in a high performing supportive team environment.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to or call me on 04 886 3844. If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.



Job Type
Government & Public Services
Cyber Security
$150,000 - $190,000

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Andrew Dennison, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wellington
Level 9, 318 Lambton Quay

Telephone: +61386168488

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