Senior Assurance Consultant (Melbourne)

Full-time, Melbourne

Context is an independently operated cyber security consultancy, founded in 1998 and focusing on providing highly skilled consultants to help organisations with their information security challenges. We work with some of the world’s most high profile blue chip companies and government organisations.
We are growing rapidly and are expanding our team and our services. We have offices in Australia, UK and Germany and are recruiting in order to support an expanding business.
A Senior Consultant is a technical leadership level role within Context. The candidate will have suitably extensive prior security consultancy experience and be able to demonstrate a high level of technical expertise in one or more technology areas.
The successful incumbent should expect to be in contact with clients; answering their questions, educating them, updating them on progress of work as well as advising them as to priorities and actions. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of, research and develop one or more specialist disciplines, subject matter areas or services;
  • Support team technical development (e.g. through service development or research) and contribute to company technical processes overall;
  • Provide training and mentoring to other consultants on projects and via internal training activities, as well as suggesting other training requirements for individuals;
  • Line manage a small team of consultants, working with them where possible and providing leadership and mentoring for them;
  • Design and scope complex and bespoke engagements;
  • Maintain CREST certification and contribute to industry bodies (as appropriate);
  • Proficiency in writing technical documentation, helping to set company standards for reporting, project, and technical QA;
  • Articulately represent Context in technical client discussions as well as open and closed industry events;
  • Flexible, self-motivated, client focused and will have a ‘can do’ attitude. 
  • Daily Duties

  • Penetration testing
  • Vulnerability research
  • Delivering security training
  • Performing other security assurance services e.g. code review
  • Providing expertise to projects as a subject matter expert in one or more areas
  • Personal research to continue to advance core knowledge areas and develop niche interests (specialisms)
  • Management tasks
  • Other bespoke security services and consultancy
  • The Company

    Our clients look to us to provide solutions to their most complex information security challenges, in order to protect their most critical resources. Our clients trust us with this great responsibility because of the quality of our people; leaders in their field, inquisitive and capable of rising to the most complex of challenges. Alongside our employees drive and determination to be the best at what they do is Context’s company ethos. We are passionate about developing our staff, through provision of continuous training and development opportunities. We also pride ourselves on our flexible and social working environment.

    Location and Travel

    The role is based in Sydney, but will require travel to client sites when needed.

    Salary and package

    The role benefits from a competitive salary and package aligned to market rates (between 130,000 - 150,000 AUD) and will be reviewed annually.

    Employees also benefit from an individually tailored learning and development plan which can include financial support with tuition/exam fees and access to various conference opportunities.

    Company ethos is paramount and so, in addition to these bonuses and benefits, Context offers a flexible working environment, regular social activities and various day to day extras such as free refreshments.

    Employees shall comply with applicable data protection legislation in the course of their employment including the General Data Protection Regulation.  In particular, they shall inform the data protection officer of any processing activities which uncover personal data. 


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    CHECK IT Health Check Service
    Cyber Essentials
    CESG Certified Service
    First - Improving Security Together
    BSI ISO 9001 FS 581360
    BSI ISO 27001 IS 553326
    PCI - Approved Scanning Vendor
    NCSC CCSC - Assured Service Provider