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Spec, Info Sec Sys Engrg

Brisbane, Queensland Job ID CS20210610-70477
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Spec, Info Sec Sys Engrg
Job Code: CS20210610-70477
Job Location: Brisbane, Australia

Job Description:

The purpose of the Specialist, Info Sec Sys Engrg is to support the Cyber Security Manager to implement cyber security solutions relevant to the program and to meet system accreditation requirements.

  • Support the Cyber Security Manager in ensuring L3 Harris Products and Technologies meet cyber worthiness requirements;
  • Provide cyber security advice and technical solutions across a broad number of disciplines including Cyber Architecture, Governance, Risk & Compliance and Threat & Vulnerability Management;
  • Applies modern systems security engineering methods, practices & technologies to the design and development of systems;
  • Produce system security documentation including Operating Procedures, Incident Response Plans and System Security Plans;
  • Work closely with system developers and customers to ensure security protection needs are implemented appropriately to design state of the art secure systems;
  • Take ownership for the execution of security activities as directed;
  • Provide SME leadership to ensure delivery and acceptance of security capabilities within programs and the business as directed;
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to achieve best practice in security engineering, governance and accreditation;
  • Contribute to cyber forensics and cyber incident response activities.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the execution of ICT accreditation program requirements.
  • Provide security engineering to Program teams as required.
  • Contribute to and in some cases, lead security discussions at customer workshops and technical reviews.
  • Accountable for their individual contributions to Systems Security documentation and records.
  • Lead cyber security SME inputs to the ICT accreditation program.
  • Provide significant expertise to forensic and incident response activities as directed by the Cyber Security Manager.
  • Other cyber security responsibilities as required by the Manager Systems Engineering, Cyber Security Manager or Chief Security Officer within relevant area of technical expertise (e.g. design reviews).
  • Accountable for the successful execution of tasks assigned by the Cyber Security Manager and / or System Security Lead based on the needs of the business and key HCA programs and deliverables.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in IT, Cyber Security, Software Engineering or a similar discipline.
  • 5 years+ cyber security experience in large projects.
  • Knowledge of and experience in Secure Software Development Lifecycles.
  • ICT or Communication Network Security Architecture or Information Assurance Design.
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools.
  • Experience in practical implementation of PSPF, ISM and DSPF requirements and other cyber security policies and practices documents.
  • Current NV1 Australian security clearance.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
  • Defence/Government contract experience.
  • Experience in Agile development environments.
  • Recent experience in the certification and accreditation of Defence or Government ICT systems.
  • Understanding of ICT Security Risk Management and methodologies.
  • Experience in vulnerability assessments and/or network penetration testing.
  • Understanding of the ICT Certification processes.
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can truly create your own path and make lasting changes then this is the role for you.

Please be aware this role requires an NV1 security clearance. Security Clearances may only be granted to Australian Citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment will be subject to government security vetting.

L3Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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