Senior Cybersecurity Analyst

Location Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Discipline Information Security / Cyber Security
Job reference 110256
Salary Negotiable


Key Responsibilities:

  • Detect Information Security incidents in real time through centralised monitoring
  • Analyse Information security events from multiple sources, including SIEM, IPS/IDS, firewalls, etc. and identify the cause of incidents
  • Respond to Information Security incidents by applying containment and eradication strategies
  • Supervise incident response actions owned by internal and external teams
  • Inform and advise management regarding Security incidents
  • Mentor and train team members as required - Deliver technical training in areas such as log monitoring, security event analysis, and incident handling
  • Drive innovation and improvement by identifying opportunities in new technologies, capabilities, processes and procedures



Skills and Abilities:

  • Be a dependable team player with strong business insight, enthusiasm and a positive attitude.
  • Be an excellent communicator, whether writing, speaking or presenting.
  • Possess an impeccable work ethic and a high degree of integrity.
  • Ability to make rapid informed decisions, while working in an agile environment.
  • A good all-round knowledge of IT



Qualifications/Education, Experience and Eligibility:

Required qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in a similar position (Information Security operations / Incident Response) - Hands on experience in detecting, responding to, containing and remediating live security incidents is essential
  • Demonstrated understanding of large enterprise computing environments, applications, and TCP/IP networks and protocols
  • Knowledge of operating systems including Windows, Linux and macOS
  • Experience with phishing, malware and dynamic analysis
  • Proficient understanding of Information Security risks, threats, best practices and prevention measures
  • A good all-round knowledge of IT systems & architecture
  • Ability to work in team environments
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages (Python, SQL, Bash, etc.)



Preferred qualifications
Industry recognized certifications such as:

  • SANS/GIAC certifications (GCFA, GCIH, GCIA, GNFA, GREM, etc.)
  • Offensive Security certifications (OSCP, OSCE, etc.)
  • CompTIA certifications (CySA+, Security+, CASP+, etc.)
  • CERT certifications (CSIH - Computer Security Incident Handler, etc.)
  • ISC2 certifications (e.g. CISSP)