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Senior Consultant, Cybersecurity

Forensic & Litigation Consulting
240BC Requisition #

About The Role


FTI Consulting is the number one global expert firm for organisations facing crisis, transformation and moments of truth. The Cybersecurity Practice within FTI Consulting is a leading provider of independent cybersecurity and risk management advisory services with a core offering focused on (but not limited to) Cyber Readiness, Incident Response and Complex Investigations & Litigation Support. We are seeking to appoint a Senior Consultant to our cybersecurity practice. This is a full-time role offering excellent career opportunities and professional development for your future progression within the firm.


What You’ll Do

  • Work with clients to provide strategic and tactical advice that enhance our clients’ cybersecurity posture:
  • Development of cybersecurity strategies and roadmaps.
  • Review and establish information security policy frameworks.
  • Perform cybersecurity current state assessments, assessing the effectiveness of cybersecurity processes/controls and risks against best practice frameworks such as ISO27000 series, NIST CSF, AESCSF, E8 and other regulatory compliance frameworks.
  • Contribute to establishing risk management plans, such as SOCI Critical Infrastructure Risk Management Program (CIRMP).
  • Establish and support the delivery of cybersecurity risk management remediation roadmaps.
  • Develop security awareness plans based on current and relevant cyber threats and risks.
  • Perform threat modelling and risk assessments to identify security risks, vulnerabilities, and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Conduct security architecture assessments assessing the completeness and effectiveness of security controls, identifying security control gaps, security weaknesses and potential attack vectors.
  • Perform third-party security risk assessments and support the implementation of third-party risk management programs.
  • Assist in the planning of client deliverables (i.e. security strategy, risk assessments, policies & standards, scope documents and reports).
  • Participate in post incident reviews and post data breach related investigations, identifying and documenting the strategic and tactical root causes.


How You’ll Grow


This is an excellent opportunity for a person with proven, hands-on cybersecurity experience to join a dynamic and growing cybersecurity team. With the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape, the need for continuous professional development remains at the forefront of the quality of our team and is wholly supported.


We are committed to investing and supporting you in your professional development and we aim to promote continuous learning and individual skills development through on-the-job learning, self-guided professional development courses and certifications.


Qualifications & Experience


  • Tertiary qualifications in cybersecurity or similar technology discipline or agreed equivalent experience.
  • Industry-recognized security certifications such as SABSA, CISSP, CISA, SANS or similar.
  • Previous advisory and consulting experience in relation to cybersecurity engagements.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity and/or risk assessment standards and frameworks (NIST, ISO27001, APRA, ASD ISM, PCI-DSS).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cloud infrastructure security practices (AWS/Azure).
  • 3-6+ years of cybersecurity experience preferrable with exposure to consulting-related activities. High-level written and spoken English language skills. The ability to work on multiple clients matters at one time.
  • The ability at to work with limited supervision.
  • A track record of collaborating effectively with other team members in time sensitive situations.
  • A strong work ethic and integrity and high level of professionalism.
  • Travel to FTI Consulting’s interstate and/or client locations as required.

Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Attractive remuneration, including discretionary bonuses available to all employees
  • 18 weeks paid, gender-neutral parental leave with full superannuation contributions throughout paid and unpaid leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Financial support to obtain work-related professional qualifications
  • Professional membership contributions and generous paid study leave (up to 12 days)
  • Corporate discount available for health insurance, including dependent(s)
  • Employee Assistance Program ("EAP") - free to all employees and their immediate families
  • 35 hours per year for approved pro bono matters
  • Special leave - 2 days per year of a cultural or religious holiday that is not treated as a public holiday in Australia
  • FTI Work Perks: our discount program that provides a wide range of corporate offers, savings, and wellbeing resources
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing program including fitness subsidies
  • Annual paid volunteer hours 
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Opportunity to join our Reconciliation Action Plan - working group; FTI's Women's Initiative Network (FTI WIN); Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging and Corporate Citizenship committees




About FTI Consulting


What makes us unique? With more than 8,000+ employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities. 

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognised as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter/X ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn. 

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. 

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