Cyber Security Analyst

Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 180407_1515506082
Contact Name: Eugene Pradhan
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2018 13:16

Job Description

About the company

This is an award winning ASX listed leading financial services provider for clients that include government, health and corporate sectors. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, employee engagement and are continuously looking to improve and grow. Our systems are modelled on the principles of Lean and Agile - reducing the processes that offer no value to our clients, and ensuring the flexibility to respond quickly to opportunities and challenges.
We have won several awards for Service Excellence and recently ranked in the top 50 Most Innovative Companies.

About the role

Join our dynamic, growing IT security team overseeing 22 companies and establish yourself as the key player in the day to day response to cyber security events raised by the company's SOC managed service provider. Bring your security knowledge and prior experience to support, develop and improve the organisation's triage, monitoring and resolution of security incidents.

You will:

  • Work within the group's Security team to monitor security infrastructure and software for the purposes of triage and escalation of security events, incidents and requests.
  • Coordinate and provide support for security incidents with the group's SOC managed service provider and contribute to investigation of potential threats to the organisation
  • Coordinate and liaise with the group's Incident Response & Forensic services provider
  • Develop, support, maintain and improve the cyber security incident response plan
  • Open tickets on incidents and track to completion on the incident handling life cycle of multiple incidents
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues, emerging threats and trends
  • Obtain a deep understanding of the group, its holdings, internal infrastructure and security systems to achieve optimal operational results for the business
  • Accept accountability for own work, including timeliness, priority and quality of deliverables as defined by the Group Manager, Infrastructure and Security

Skills and Experience:

  • Computer Science or Software Engineering degree preferred
  • 2+ years post-qualification experience working in an incident triage and response capacity
  • Experience working with log management, security monitoring and SIEM tools
  • Knowledge of Cyber threat capabilities and technical capabilities to defend networks and systems
  • Ability to interact well with others and facilitate different operational teams for event investigations
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and high attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to clearly and concisely document Cyber Security incident details and escalate appropriately when required
  • GIAC and Microsoft certifications preferred and will be highly regarded
  • Experience dealing with security and risk within a financial environment would be highly regarded


  • Potential annual bonus
  • Career development opportunities
  • Social club - monthly, quarterly and yearly events