We have a significant number of cyber security roles at Shearwater Solutions at the moment. From business development through to architects, senior consultants and penetration testers. If you have a focus on hard work, having fun and delivering outstanding service to customers, why not test yourself and see if you have what it takes to work at Shearwater.

Senior Security Consultant – Brisbane


Want to work for an exciting, fast growing company that focuses heavily on our employees and providing awesome customer experiences!?

Look no further.

Shearwater is currently seeking a passionate Senior Security Consultant to be part of our Brisbane team. You will be awarded great training benefits, a flexible working environment and a family friendly culture.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Performing compliance-based activities around ISO 27001 and PCI DSS
  • Performing Security Reviews and Risk Assessments
  • Assisting the Sales team in pre-sales activities
  • Being responsible for your deliverables and KPIs
  • Writing and delivering technical reports and documentation, and
  • Maintaining and improving methodologies

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree or higher, in information systems or similar field, or equivalent TAFE Diploma
  • Broad information security experience across multiple disciplines
  • Solid technical background across range of network, system and application architectures
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in consulting, auditing, assessment
  • Demonstrated experience in at least two of the following:
    • Conducting Risk Assessments
    • Implementing or auditing ISO 27001
    • Demonstrated experience in conducting PCI DSS assessments
    • Implementing or assessing against the ISM
    • Security Architecture
  • It is desirable that you have at least one of CISSP, CISM, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Implementer.

You’ll also need to bring to the table:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to plan and scope customer engagements
  • An attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a multi-team environment to efficiently solve complex and challenging problems
  • Drive to continuously learn and further your knowledge in information security. You must have a passion for information security.
  • The willingness to travel and work flexible hours.

Above all, Shearwater is seeking a candidate with exceptional personal qualities that are becoming of a successful security professional within Shearwater and the industry.

Apply now – careers@Shearwater.com.au – to organise a confidential and discrete time to discuss this role further.

Senior Penetration Tester – Sydney


Due to continued demand we are expanding our team and are looking for an ambitious and experienced Senior Security Consultant & Ethical Hacker to join us in our growth story.

As a specialist provider in the information security market, Shearwater is continuing to expand and develop as one of the leading security firms within Australia. Specifically, Shearwater continually sets new benchmarks in the delivery of services and excellence.

Based in our Sydney office we are looking for someone to join our high performing Ethical Hacking team. This is a great opportunity to be involved in delivering outcomes that are designed to exceed customer expectations, while developing your knowledge and skillset.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with a diverse range of customers to identify and solve security problems
  • Performing penetration tests and vulnerability assessments
  • Conducting detailed scoping and pricing exercises with customers
  • Liaise with clients both in person and remotely
  • Maintaining and improving penetration testing processes and methodologies
  • Passing on knowledge and mentoring Security Consultants in the team
  • Being responsible for your deliverables and KPI’s, as well as those within your team
  • Writing and delivering technical reports and documentation
  • Reporting to other team leads, and managers

Requirements:

  • AGSVA clearance of NV1 or higher is a bonus

  • Diploma, Bachelor degree or higher, in information systems in information systems, software development or a similar field
  • Penetration Testing certifications such as SANS (any), OSCP, CREST or other
  • Fluent with Linux command line and Windows PowerShell
  • Application development experience in .NET, Ruby, Python, or other
  • In depth experience with security assessment tools and distributions
  • Ability to plan and scope customer engagements

Shearwater is moving into its next phase of growth which is expected to be done at a fast pace and involve plenty of challenges. As we grow there will be exciting and challenging endeavours to keep you always busy and mentally stimulated. A key component of this phase is the requirement to enhance and create systems and processes to facilitate rapid growth while continually enhancing our quality.

About Shearwater:

Our staff tell us they love the people they work with, the team environment, the openness of communication, lack of politics, training options, and strong ethical and value based culture. Together we strive to create a safer connected world, while grounding ourselves with the following set of core values:

  • Act with heart and soul
  • Create magical customer experiences
  • Take pride, own the outcome
  • Speak freely and respectfully
  • Have fun, as a team.

Apply now – careers@Shearwater.com.au – to organise a confidential and discrete time to discuss this role further.

Senior Penetration Tester – Canberra


Due to continued demand we are expanding our team and are looking for an ambitious and experienced Senior Security Consultant & Ethical Hacker to join us in our growth story.

As a specialist provider in the information security market, Shearwater is continuing to expand and develop as one of the leading security firms within Australia. Specifically, Shearwater continually sets new benchmarks in the delivery of services and excellence.

Based in our Canberra office we are looking for someone to join our high performing Ethical Hacking team. This is a great opportunity to be involved in delivering outcomes that are designed to exceed customer expectations, while developing your knowledge and skillset.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with a diverse range of customers to identify and solve security problems
  • Performing penetration tests and vulnerability assessments
  • Conducting detailed scoping and pricing exercises with customers
  • Liaise with clients both in person and remotely
  • Maintaining and improving penetration testing processes and methodologies
  • Passing on knowledge and mentoring Security Consultants in the team
  • Being responsible for your deliverables and KPI’s, as well as those within your team
  • Writing and delivering technical reports and documentation
  • Reporting to other team leads, and managers

Requirements:

  • AGSVA clearance of NV1 or higher.

  • Diploma, Bachelor degree or higher, in information systems in information systems, software development or a similar field
  • Penetration Testing certifications such as SANS (any), OSCP, CREST or other
  • Fluent with Linux command line and Windows PowerShell
  • Application development experience in .NET, Ruby, Python, or other
  • In depth experience with security assessment tools and distributions
  • Ability to plan and scope customer engagements

Shearwater is moving into its next phase of growth which is expected to be done at a fast pace and involve plenty of challenges. As we grow there will be exciting and challenging endeavours to keep you always busy and mentally stimulated. A key component of this phase is the requirement to enhance and create systems and processes to facilitate rapid growth while continually enhancing our quality.

Your focus will be on creating happy and extremely satisfied clients as well as always looking for ways to enhance our current systems and help design new ones as the need arises. The Shearwater environment is aiming for superior speed, proficiency, excellence, and margins, while striving to create the best possible working environment with outcomes that exceed the expectations of the company, our employees and our clients.

Requirements:

As part of your role you will be required to:

  • Working closely with a diverse range of customers to identify and solve security problems
  • Performing penetration tests and vulnerability assessments
  • Assisting other areas of the business as required
  • Engaging and building long lasting relationships with clients
  • Maintaining and improving penetration testing processes and methodologies
  • Ensuring KPI’s are being met or exceeded
  • Writing and delivering technical reports and documentation
  • Reporting to other team leads, and managers
  • Ensure exceptional outcomes for clients
  • Expectations of a minimum of 80% billable throughout the year

About Shearwater:

Our staff tell us they love the people they work with, the team environment, the openness of communication, lack of politics, training options, and strong ethical and value based culture. Together we strive to create a safer connected world, while grounding ourselves with the following set of core values:

  • Act with heart and soul
  • Create magical customer experiences
  • Take pride, own the outcome
  • Speak freely and respectfully
  • Have fun, as a team.

Apply now – careers@Shearwater.com.au – to organise a confidential and discrete time to discuss this role further.

Penetration Tester


Responsibilities:

Being a Security Consultant within Shearwater is an exciting and challenging role best suited to those with strong time management capabilities and the desire to create a culture of excellence that far exceeds industry standards.

Shearwater is moving into its next phase of growth which is expected to be done at a fast pace and involve plenty of challenges. As we grow there will be exciting and challenging endeavours to keep you always busy and mentally stimulated. A key component of this phase is the requirement to enhance and create systems and processes to facilitate rapid growth while continually enhancing our quality.

Your focus will be on creating happy and extremely satisfied clients as well as always looking for ways to enhance our current systems and help design new ones as the need arises. The Shearwater environment is aiming for superior speed, proficiency, excellence, and margins, while striving to create the best possible working environment with outcomes that exceed the expectations of the company, our employees and our clients.

Requirements:

As part of your role you will be required to:

  • Working closely with a diverse range of customers to identify and solve security problems
  • Performing penetration tests and vulnerability assessments
  • Assisting other areas of the business as required
  • Engaging and building long lasting relationships with clients
  • Maintaining and improving penetration testing processes and methodologies
  • Ensuring KPI’s are being met or exceeded
  • Writing and delivering technical reports and documentation
  • Reporting to other team leads, and managers
  • Ensure exceptional outcomes for clients
  • Expectations of a minimum of 80% billable throughout the year

As with fast growing businesses, the activities required can be different and varying from day to day. As such, this is not intended as a comprehensive list of what is expected from your duties, but is to be used as a guide. As the business matures over the next 12 months it is expected that the job role will solidify into actionable KPI’s and requirements.

Apply now – careers@Shearwater.com.au – to organise a confidential and discrete time to discuss this role further.

Senior Security Analyst – Managed Security Operations


Would you like to be part of an exciting, fast growing company that focuses heavily on employees and providing customer enhancing experiences?

Shearwater is currently seeking a passionate Senior Security Analyst to be part of our Managed Security Operations team in Chatswood. As a Senior Security Analyst, you will have access to great training benefits, a flexible working environment, and a family friendly, fun loving culture.

Our Managed Security Operations team works as the frontline of defence for our clients in securing their assets and understanding their risks on an ongoing basis.  This role will offer ample exposure to the newest technologies and offer you the opportunity to continue to grow technically.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing daily checks of clients’ security systems
  • Performing level 1 and 2 incident response
  • Liaising with clients in handling incidents and communicating status updates
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining security infrastructure and systems for clients
  • Being responsible for your deliverables and KPI’s, with the potential to take over responsibilities as necessary for junior staff
  • Writing and delivering technical reports and documentation, including monthly summations

Must have skills:

  • 3+ years experience in IT Security, with specific experience in complex Security Operations environments
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of networking and IT security concepts
  • Knowledge and experience across some, if not all, of the following technologies: IDS/IPS, SIEM, Vulnerability Scanning, Firewalls and Web Application Firewalls, Content Filtering, File Integrity Monitoring
  • Ability and desire to grow in to a Team Lead role
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to liaise with a team and with clients
  • Relevant certifications, e.g. CISSP, SANS GIAC, CCNA Security.

Above all, Shearwater is seeking a candidate with exceptional personal qualities that are becoming of a successful representative of Shearwater and the security industry.

Our Values:

  • Act with heart and soul
  • Create magical customer experiences
  • Take pride, own the outcome
  • Speak freely and respectfully
  • Have fun, as a team

Apply now – careers@Shearwater.com.au – to organise a confidential and discrete time to discuss this role further.

Inside Sales Specialist – Cybersecurity


Would you like to be part of an exciting, fast growing company? A company that has a team environment, heaps of training benefits, lack of politics and an awesome culture?

Look no further, come and join the Shearwater team!

Shearwater is a fast-growing Information Security company with national presence and a high-profile customer base. We are currently entering our next phase of growth and are on the hunt for an Inside Sales role to join the team and be responsible for generating leads and driving sales to companies across Australia. This position has been made available through internal promotion.

The Role:

As an Insides Sale Officer, you will be responsible for driving new customer acquisition, closing sales and increasing revenues. You’ll be fully supported by the Sales Manager and the rest of the highly engaged, fun & energetic sales team.

Daily tasks may include:

  • Engaging with organisations to win new business.
  • Identifying, qualifying, and closing sales opportunities across our product set via phone and email.
  • Diligently approaching prospecting and outbound calling to uncover contacts, company information and leads to develop.
  • Using our internal CRM to track activity, leads and opportunities
  • Setting up individual webinars for large accounts and directing smaller accounts to weekly product demonstrations (webinar).
  • Report daily your weekly sales goals and objectives to regional leaders.
  • Leveraging customer feedback & data to develop product offerings, improve sales processes & customer experience.

To be successful, you’ll need:

  • A proven successful track record in inside sales, ideally in the Security or IT sector.
  • Highly developed phone based communication skills, particularly regarding negotiation and influence.
  • A demonstrable interest in B2B technology products.
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Someone who enjoys a laugh & wants to work with an amazing company!

Apply now – careers@Shearwater.com.au – to organise a confidential and discrete time to discuss this role further.

Senior Security Consultant – Sydney


Would you like to be part of an exciting, fast growing company that focuses heavily on employees and providing customer enhancing experiences?

Shearwater is currently seeking a passionate Senior Security Consultant to be part of our Sydney team. You will be awarded great training benefits, a flexible working environment and a family friendly culture.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Performing compliance based activities around PCI DSS, ISO 27001
  • Performing Security Reviews and Risk Assessments
  • Liaise with clients both in person and via remote means
  • Ability to plan and scope customer engagements
  • Maintaining and improving methodologies
  • Being responsible for your deliverables and KPIs
  • Writing and delivering technical reports and documentation
  • Leading project teams

Requirements:

  • PCI QSA (current or former) with demonstrated experience in conducting large & complex assessments
  • Working experience of either implementing or auditing an ISO 27001 ISMS
  • Bachelor degree or higher, in information systems or similar field, or equivalent TAFE Diploma
  • Broad information security experience across multiple disciplines
  • Solid technical background across a range of network, system and application architectures
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in consulting, auditing or assessment
  • It is desirable you have experience with one or more of the following:

    • Implementing or assessing against the ISM
    • Security Architecture
    • Secure Software Development Lifecycle
  • It is desirable that you have at least one of CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor &/or Implementer.

You’ll also need to bring to the table:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An attention to detail
  • A solid understanding of network design, operations and protocols
  • Ability to work in a multi-team environment to efficiently solve complex and challenging problems
  • Drive to continuously learn and further your knowledge in information security. You must have a passion for information security.
  • A working knowledge of information security principles and security technologies, and
  • The willingness to travel and work flexible hours.

Above all, Shearwater is seeking a candidate with exceptional personal qualities that are becoming of a successful security professional within Shearwater and the industry.

Apply now – careers@Shearwater.com.au – to organise a confidential and discrete time to discuss this role further.

Security Consultant – Canberra


Would you like to be part of an exciting, fast growing company that focuses heavily on employees and providing customer enhancing experiences?

Shearwater is currently seeking a passionate Security Consultant to be part of our Canberra team. You will be awarded great training benefits, a flexible working environment, and a family friendly culture.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Performing assessment based activities around the ISM/PSPF
  • Performing technical and non-technical Threat Risk Assessments and Security Reviews
  • Liaise with clients both in person and via remote means
  • Being responsible for your deliverables and KPIs
  • Writing and delivering customer deliverables and documentation

Requirements:

  • A current Australian Baseline clearance or higher is a mandatory requirement
  • Familiarity with IT Security Industry or Government Security policy, such as ISM/PSPF
  • A technical background in one or more of network, system and application architectures
  • A knowledge of information security principles

Nice to have:

  • A CISSP, CISM or are actively working towards these
  • Experience in any of the following:
    • Conducting Risk Assessments
    • Implementing or auditing ISO 27001

You’ll also need to bring to the table:

  • A desire to work with different customers and perform a variety of security related activities
  • A good understanding of network design, operations and protocols
  • The willingness to travel and work flexible hours.

This role is ideally suited to someone who has been in the Information Security – either in Government or Private Industry – for a few years and is looking to progress their career, grow their skills quickly and have fun doing it!

Above all, Shearwater is seeking a candidate with exceptional personal qualities that are becoming of a successful security professional within Shearwater and the industry.

Apply now – careers@Shearwater.com.au – to organise a confidential and discrete time to discuss this role further.