Cyber Security Engineer

Location Canberra
Discipline Cyber Security, Governance, Risk & Compliance
Job reference 165271
Salary Negotiable

Role: Cyber Security Engineer

Initial contract duration: 12 Months
Extension term: 12 months
Number of extensions: 2
Location of work: ACT


Our large Federal Government client are looking to engage a Cyber Security Engineer who will be primarily focused on the following deliverables:

  • Develop and maintain of SIEM alerts and dashboards to aid with threat detection
  • Develop and maintain automatic detection and response capabilities using available SOAR capabilities
  • Utilise available threat intelligence to enrich alerts
  • Develop and maintain team SOPs and playbooks for SIEM management and configuration, including, actioning of alerts, alert exclusions and alert tuning.
  • Assist with the upkeep of the SecOps environment where needed


Essential criteria

  • Demonstrated experience managing/maintaining logging and SIEM technologies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cyber security principles and processes in a defensive context
  • Demonstrated ability to develop alerting rules and dashboards to assist with threat detection and incident response.
  • Ability to learn and understand how the operating environment functions normally and effectively identify anomalies when they occur

Desirable criteria

  • Experience with Azure Sentinel, Kusto Query Language (KQL) and Azure logging mechanisms
  • Experience with Microsoft's suite of security tools, including Azure Security Centre, Microsoft 365, and Microsoft 'Defender for' tools (Endpoint, Identity, etc.)
  • Experience managing a Windows environment, including patching, Active Directory and Group Policy management
  • Experience utilising threat intelligence services and tools such as MISP to enrich data and alerts that originate from SIEM and logging tools such as Syslog-ng

Please note, due to the nature of the work Australian Citizenship and an active Baseline clearance is mandatory

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Shwetha Bhaskar
Candidate Manager

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