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About the Agency

The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) is responsible for national digital health services and systems, with a focus on engagement, innovation and clinical quality and safety. Our focus is on putting data and technology safely to work for patients, consumers and the health care professionals who look after them.

About the Role

The Director, Cyber and Network Operations is required to undertake work that is very complex in nature and operate under broad direction to assist the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to take responsibility for ensuring that cyber security risks are monitored, detected, and mitigated to safeguard the systems in accordance with the Australian Government Security Standards.

The Director Cyber Security Operations will exercise a considerable degree of independence and perform a leadership role that will focus on a collaborative and strategic approach to information and cyber security, constantly seeking innovative and value... add solutions for the business, ensuring reliability and security of the Agency’s working environment and the digital health systems operated by the Agency.

The role will be accountable for influencing and developing strategy, policies, priorities, and operational practices in support of agency objectives based on high level decision-making and judgement and will assume responsibility for highly complex or sensitive projects or work programs that have strategic significance.

Skills and Experience

• Possess and apply specialist knowledge, expertise and understanding of the standards which govern the security of government ICT systems as detailed in the Australian Signals Directorate’s Information Security Manual.

• Responsible for ensuring that cyber security risks are detected, monitored and mitigated to safeguard the systems in accordance with the Australian Government Security Standards, developing and implementing Agency information and cyber security plans, policies and procedures.

• Apply and maintain an extensive understanding of the Information Security Manual, providing a high level of strategic advice and support in an Information Technology Security Advisor (ITSA) capacity.

• Manage and assume responsibility of the operation and monitoring of the Agency systems and services through a risk-based approach.


Possess tertiary qualifications in ICT security and ICT management or demonstrate equivalence through professional ICT certifications such as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Security Manager or similar

For all queries relating to the responsibilities of the position, please contact Danielle Pentony at danielle.pentony@digitalhealth.gov.au


The Agency is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, mature aged employees, and carers.

To support our diverse workforce, the Agency is pleased to offer flexible working options to our team members, which includes opportunities for an agreed amount of work performed at home and varied work hours.

Order of Merit: Applicants rated as suitable will be placed in a pool of merit that may be used to fill similar ongoing or non-ongoing positions throughout the Agency for up to 18 months.


• Ability to obtain and maintain national police check.

• Australian Citizenship is a condition of eligibility.

• Ability to obtain and maintain a Neg Vet 1 security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a higher clearance if required by the Agency.


The position maybe filled in Brisbane, Sydney or Canberra. To apply, submit your resume and a cover letter.

Please contact the recruitment team at careers@digitalhealth.gov.au with queries relating to the application process.

Closing Date: 1st July 2024, 11:00pm

Salary: This role offers between $138,490 - $163,963 plus 15.4% superannuation depending on skills and experience
Brisbane QLD Australia


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