Title:  Application Security Engineer


Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

At Officeworks we make bigger things happen. Our customers, our team, and our community are our heart and soul. And if our brilliant people have taught us anything, it is that we can do all kinds of incredible things, each and every day.

Fast paced. Innovative. Inspiring. With more than 8000 team members and a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores Australia wide – we’re focused on delivering a wide range, low price and great service. We’re about inspiring new ideas and thinking outside the box. We’re about kicking goals, having a laugh and pushing each other. We are about being rewarded and supported. We’re about teaching a customer something new and supporting the community. We’re about making a difference.

About the role

We are excited to announce a permanent opportunity for an experienced Security Engineer to join our growing IT Function. The dynamic role will assist the IT Security Operations Manager to plan, co-ordinate, assess and implement security measures to protect Officeworks data from unauthorised access and disclosure. This role will focus on security practices that are related to Secure Software Development, Application Security and Cloud security while supporting the overall IT security operational services and technologies.

While this position has the requirement to be cross functional, it will have a primary focus on Application Security. The scope of this role includes all security controls within the Officeworks environment that are managed by the Security Operations Team.

On a day-to-day basis you will investigate and respond to security incidents within the environment and perform application security reviews including threat modelling and application penetration testing. You will research, deploy and document the use of security tools for consumption by the development teams and facilitate regular security testing and code reviews.

In addition, you will provide security training to internal development teams and track and report on metrics relating to effectiveness of the application security function.

About you

Our ideal candidate demonstrates a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role, with extensive experience working closely with agile development teams.

You demonstrate experience with scripting in Java, Python and/or NodeJS, with AWS Cloud Security knowledge and Infra-as-Code.

In addition, you demonstrate an understanding development tools such as GIT and CI/CD platform as well as experience working across the SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle).

You pride yourself on you ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and demonstrate the ability to foster meaningful relationships with key business stakeholders.

Our culture

It’s all in a day’s work when you’re part of the Officeworks community – where you’re not defined by who you are, but what you can do. We celebrate our teams’ uniqueness by offering the below to the Officeworks family:

  • An inclusive, diverse, and supportive environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements to best support your individual needs.
  • A key focus on wellbeing and safety.
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, Kmart, Target and Catch.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities to progress your career.
  • Industry leading Growing Families policy and access to Circle In portal for Working Families.


At Officeworks, we operate best when our team represents the communities we serve. We proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for everyone. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people with disabilities.

Officeworks is a ‘Circle Back Initiative’ employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.