IT Security Engineer

Sydney Full-time

For over 15 years Quantium have combined the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society. Our solutions make sense of what has happened and what will, could or should be done to re-shape industries and societies around the needs of the people they serve.


As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients.


We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential. We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast-paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

The Security Engineer is responsible for ensuring the systems security position at Quantium sufficiently and effectively supports the contractual and regulatory security obligations of Quantium. This person will design, implement, configure and improve IT systems at Quantium as they relate to security. This person will provide relevant reporting to the business plus be the subject matter expert for systems security at Quantium. This person will also provide guidance to the security administrator and adjustment of day to day operations as/when required.

Key responsibilities
• Detailed understanding of Quantium’s contractual and regulatory security obligations and what this means for Quantium systems
• Develop and build a security position at Quantium that supports security obligations
• Design, implement, configure and improve Quantium IT systems as they relate to security
• Complete client questionnaires as part of winning new business
• Work closely with different business units to design and deliver a robust security roadmap of any new enhancements agreed with clients.
• Educate and coach key stakeholders across multiple disciplines in the business around the importance of a security roadmap.

Strategy & Planning
• Support and contribute to the implementation and enforcement of policies, procedures and associated plans for system security administration and user system access, based on industry-standard best practices.
• Support and contribute to the technical security aspects of ISO27001 certification.
• Strategic placement and operation of vulnerability scanning tools to continuously assess all information technology assets.
• Keep current with emerging security trends, alerts and issues.
• Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of security enhancement and development efforts.
• Assist with the creation of secure configuration standards for hardware, software, and network devices.
• Recommend, schedule, and perform security improvements, upgrades, and/or purchases.

Acquisition & Deployment
• Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to obtain protection services and products.
• Design effective controls, ensuring the uptake is favorable in fitting into Quantium’s environment.

Operational Management
• Engaging with the stakeholders across multiple areas of the business, helping to shape the security projects.
• Installation, configuration and daily operation of security infrastructure tools
• Manage processes and tools to detect malicious software.
• Monitor situational awareness information from security monitoring and event correlation tools to determine events that require investigation and response.
• Communicate vulnerability information to system owners or other individuals responsible for remediation.
• Responsible for separating and controlling access to different networks with different threat levels and sets of users to reduce the threat of cyberattack.
• Periodically recertify perimeter security access control rules to identify those that are no longer needed.
• Working with DevSecOps frameworks, you will be incorporating threat and control modelling in addition to working with hardening standards and configuration validation.

Experience and education required
• 5 years’ total work experience with at least 3 years’ security experience in a professional services/technology environment
• At least 3 years’ experience in Cisco, Office 365, Qradar, Tenable and Semantic
• Tertiary qualifications in computer science/engineering, or a similar discipline
• CISSP or CISA certification preferred, or similar discipline
• Collaborative style and structured communicator (both written and verbal)
• Stakeholder and project management experience is desirable
• Problem solving skills

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients.

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential. We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

Quantium are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are a multicultural team of various beliefs, sexual orientations and gender identities. We celebrate our diversity of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status and disability status.

 Please note, this role is not suitable for Graduates. If you are a graduate and you’d like information about our Graduate Academy please visit https://au.gradconnection.com/employers/quantium/about-us/

If you submit an application or expression of interest to The Quantium Group Pty Ltd, we may disclose your application or expression of interest on a confidential basis to our related companies, and joint venture companies, including Quantium Health Pty Limited.  We will only make such disclosures for the purpose of considering your application or expression of interest and opportunities in those organisations.