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Cyber Security Engineer

Date: 03-May-2021

Location: Melbourne CBD, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain

Metro is a multi-award winning organisation, and we pride ourselves on our team of honest, high performing professionals who are talented, inclusive and safety focused and who are at the core of our success. You will be joining an organisation that is known as a global leader in its field but also prides itself on being dynamic, embracing new technologies and focused on customer service. Our aim is to promote work/life balance, allow team members to bring their best to work and to truly be focused on a common goal which is to provide a world-class railway service.

The Metro Tunnel Project is being delivered in three work packages, with a program level team (RPVP) assisting each package. The three work packages are: Rail Systems Alliance, Rail Infrastructure Alliance and the Tunnels and Stations Public Private Partnership. An opportunity currently exists for Cyber Security Tester to join the Rail Systems Alliance work package. 

The Role: 
Reporting into the Cyber Security Manager, this  position exists to assist with the implementation of the RSA Cyber Security Strategy and support the RSA disciplines through engineering delivery, integration and commissioning


  • Be an active member of the RSA Engineering team responsible for overseeing the design, delivery, testing, commissioning and ultimate handover of the various Systems being delivered and modified as part of the Metro Tunnel Project Rail Systems Alliance.
  • Assis with the planning, scheduling, development and coordination of the delivery of all cyber security implementation and testing activities for the Systems being delivered and modified as part of the Project.
  • Liaise with technical teams within the Engineering and Delivery functions regarding the set-up, execution and reporting requirements for specific cyber security test procedures and test cases being undertaken throughout the Project lifecycle.
  • Work closely with the wider Systems Integration & Test team to ensure all cyber security testing & verification activities are adequately documented and reported in the relevant engineering testing tools and applications used across the Project.
  • Manage cyber security risks across the Project lifecycle and document, assess and report on the security risk and compliance profiles for each each System.
  • Develop, manage delivery and review progress against plans to ensure they are on schedule and take effective remedial action as required.
  • Adhere to the relevant management plans and engineering frameworks that govern the Project delivery and reporting requirements.
  • Engage key stakeholders across the alliance teams and broader Project organisation ensuring that beneficial relationships are developed and maintained and contribute to an overall successful outcome for the Project.


About You:

  • Experience in rigorous security testing & verification methodologies
  • Strong technical background understanding of Windows and Linux based Operating Systems, networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP), Switch / Router configuration, and Security
  • Working knowledge of WAN/LAN, firewalls, routers and security appliances
  • Proficiency with at least two scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, JavaScript, PowerShell) and the ability to develop custom scripts, exploits and tools
  • Working knowledge of Identification and Authentication schemes, Public Key Infrastructure and Identity Management
  • Working knowledge of penetration testing using standard penetration testing tools (Metasploit, Nmap, Nessus, Burp Suit, etc)
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical and interpersonal characteristics, and ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Sound analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Experience using engineering-based requirements management and testing tools (DOORS, RQM)
  • Sound analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills


Why Work for Metro?

  • Great Team Culture and Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive Salary & Employee Benefits
  • Collaborative & Supportive Team
  • Free Myki Travel 


This is a fantastic and high profile opportunity to build on the career you have developed to date and be part of the legacy that ‘connects people and places for a growing Melbourne’.

If what you have read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then please submit your application by COB Sunday 21st March 2021. Please note that the shortlisting process may take place prior to the closing date. 

For more information, please contact Yvette Michael, Talent Acquisition Specialist. 
M: 0435328121


Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please do note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.