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About Us

J5 Group Consulting specialises in the recruitment of personnel for the Information Security and Technology Risk industry. Our clients are from across Australia and South East Asia, from the largest of corporate enterprises through to privately owned SMB's who are dedicated to the Information Security space.

J5 Group Consulting's candidates come from extensive local and overseas networks and include: Security Managers (all levels to CISO), Security Architects, Penetration Testers, Security Consultants, Network Security and Security Operations Analysts, Technology / Information Risk professionals, Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) Consultants and Sales Managers, just to name a few.

J5 Group Consulting is passionate about the Information Security and Technology Risk industry and we invest our time participating in and keeping abreast of developments across this space. We have established strong relationships and are seen as a trusted partner with our clients and candidates alike.

Principal Consultant

John McCarthy 

John McCarthy is a senior recruiter dedicated to the Information Security and Technology Risk space. With 12 years of IT recruitment experience in Australia, John has focused purely on the security and technology risk community at a National level for seven years.


John has worked with the majority of Australia’s large Corporates, including all 4 ‘Big Banks’, most of the specialist suppliers of Consulting services, and many more. John also has over six year’s experience recruiting for Federal and State Government Departments.


John is a regular attendee at Security conferences and seminars across the country including Ruxcon, AusCERT and the AISA (Australian Information Security Association) Annual Conference.  John was involved at a national organisational level for 2 years with AISA.

Contact Us

308/56 Bowman Street,

Pyrmont, NSW 2009

Ph:  +61 (0)2 8090 2204

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