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Principal Consultant Cyber Security
Singtel | Adelaide, California
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Cyber Security is a key global growth engine for Optus Business (OB) and Group Enterprise as cyber security threats continue to increase in frequency and sophistication.  It is the ambition of OB to be the leading Cyber Security Services Provider in the Australian market and more broadly for Singtel to be a leading Cyber Security Services Provider globally.


It is with confident foresight that Optus is now taking the lead in ground–breaking initiatives:

  • Optus has invested millions in creating the new Advanced Security Operations Centre (ASOC), which will position us as a leading global cyber security force.
  • The appointment of Simon Ractliffe as Head of Cyber Security ensures we strive towards our global aspirations in Enterprise investments, partnerships and capabilities in cyber.
  • Optus Business and La Trobe University have announced a strategic alliance designed to deliver an integrated, digitally connected campus and the creation of a market leading Cyber Security tertiary degree
  • Optus Business and Macquarie University have joined forces to establish a multi-disciplinary Cyber Security Hub to provide research, professional courses and consultancy services to the private sector and government agencies.
  • Singtel bought Trustwave to combine its ICT products with Trustwave’s managed security services.
  • Singtel has 2,000 security professionals worldwide, including its elite SpiderLabs Cyber Response Team
  • Singtel has partnered with security firm Palo Alto Networks to start a new service to protect firms against cyber criminals, the Advanced Threat Prevention (ATP) service.


Principal Consultant Cyber Security

About the Role:


Optus is making unprecedented investments in network security capabilities and advanced security operations centres through Singtel and Trustwave...this growth has led us on the hunt for our new Principal Consultant who will take our Enterprise and Government customers on an unparalleled journey.


As our Principal Consultant you will also be required to undertake some Security Solution Architect activities. In this dual role you will lead state based security advisory and consulting services sales and delivery efforts, leveraging the full capability portfolio to bring the best we offer to our customers. You will work with the Security Sales Specialists and Solution Architects to ensure that customer proposals will drive profitable sales and grow our revenue while ensuring an outstanding customer experience and robust solutions. Part of your remit is to also identify, design, architect and provide appropriate technical solutions for Enterprise and Government customers in support of the Sales Team.


The role is responsible for engaging with Optus customers across all markets with a focus on Enterprise and Government clients to identify opportunities where Optus Business can assist in facilitating, strengthening, and supporting their business through our Cyber Security offering.  A deep understanding of inherent risks and challenges faced by large corporations will facilitate effective dialogue and build trust with key stakeholders. 


As our Principal Consultant you must be able to:

  • Bring customer expertise and experience in security and resilience solutions.
  • Combine industry and technology relevance with strong delivery experience and capability specific to a managed service organisation.
  • Advise across industries and work in lockstep with our customers to transform their organisation to be cyber secure.
  • Define and implement cyber specific know-how, capabilities and blueprints to embed cyber into the customers’ enterprise architecture.
  • From a technology perspective, you’ll have exposure to vendors such as;
    • Trustwave, Cisco, Check Point, Juniper, Palo Alto, Akamai, FireEye, F5 Networks, Forecepoint, RSA, Symantec, Trend Micro, HP.


Be part of the extraordinary growth of the Optus Cyber Security team…do not delay, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity!



Heads Up!!
Due to the fast paced nature of the Optus business, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible. We will assess applications as they are received.
One last thing, Optus operates a direct sourcing model so no agency introductions, sorry folks.

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