Infrastructure and Security Manager

Job Title: Infrastructure and Security Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 677702
Contact Name: Ivan Micallef
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2021 10:01

Job Description


One of Australia’s leading privately owned Investment firms is looking to appoint an Infrastructure and Security leader to take full ownership of the strategic direction of the Infrastructure/Security function. The role will sit as a 2IC to the Head of Technology and a pivotal hire to support their growth.

With executive sign off for many projects in the next 12-18 months, we’re expecting an outcome focussed individual to hit the ground running.

  • Design and execute short plus long-term strategic plans to assure infrastructure capacity attains current and future needs
  • Work with Head of Technology and the Regulatory team to ensure Information Security compliance with regulators from different jurisdiction, whilst implementing IT continuous improvement programs
  • Present to clients and group Board on IT infrastructure and security and contribute to papers and policies
  • Interface with business unit managers to define infrastructure support initiatives and solutions for improving service efficiency and effectiveness
  • Define and manage an IT disaster recovery strategy
  • Help to design, implement, and maintain the firm’s cyber-security plan
  • Direct the installation and use of security tools (e.g., firewalls, data encryption), to protect sensitive information
  • Ensure that IT security audits are conducted periodically or as needed (e.g., when a security breach occurs)
  • Ensure the infrastructure team is mitigating, monitoring and managing infrastructure related risks
  • Ensure appropriate security levels on network, infrastructure and servers are maintained
  • Manage two direct reports currently responsible for desktop support and infrastructure maintenance
  • At least 10 years of IT experience in architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management and infrastructure planning and operations, preferably within an asset management firm
  • Understanding of Cybersecurity standards like CPS234, ISO27001, NIST Framework, etc (Knowledge of various Cybersecurity tools, e.g. SIEM, Vulnerability systems, etc)
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft stack technologies, Virtualisation (HyperV), and Azure cloud technologies
  • Knowledge of on premise and Azure Active Directories
  • Innovative, strategic head who knows how to build relationships and get things moving (conceptualising creative solutions as well as documenting them and presenting them to senior management)
  • Knowledge of Network and Storage (SAN) architecture
  • Strong communication skills, ability to formulate strategy and execute
If you're interested to explore this role further, and would like to run through the strategic priorities for the organisation, please reach out directly to Ivan on 0478 129 450 for a confidential discussion.

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