SOC Engineer - Tier 1

Job Title: SOC Engineer - Tier 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 201049_1580337658
Contact Name: Ellen Barry
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 30, 2020 09:40

Job Description

Our client, a leading telecommunications organisation are currently recruiting for a Network Security Engineer/ SOC Analyst who will endeavour to detect suspicious or malicious activity within the organization.

You will be responsible for incident identification, assessment and escalation, as well as working with the IT teams to reduce the vulnerability attack surface through vulnerability scanning and resolution. You will also be responsible for monitoring intelligence feeds and ensuring that both staff and clients are protected against cyber-crime and threats.

Responsibilities will include:

Security Incident Event Management (SIEM)

  • 1st line monitoring response - timely follow up for alerts, investigations / escalations
  • Implementation of connectors and application rules as requested
  • Any general improvements, issues / bugs as required

Alert Monitoring & Investigation

  • Anti-virus - initial response, ensure fixes and resolutions are followed
  • Create and maintain event/alert handling procedures
  • Escalation to 2nd line as required

Vulnerability Scanning & Mitigation

  • Co-ordination & preparation of monthly and ad-hoc vulnerability scans
  • Ensure all systems, devices and web sites are monitored

Threat Intelligence

  • Monitoring of spam, phishing and cybercrime events
  • Monitor intelligence feeds and ensure suspicious websites are blocked
  • Provide Cyber Awareness communications to staff
  • Maintain the Cyber Fraud Incident register

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Mathematics or similar
  • Good understanding of IT Security and Cyber threats and vulnerabilities
  • Experience with CISCO routing and switching and firewalls
  • Automation scripting knowledge (Python, Bash etc)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge/experience working with SIEM tools
  • Understanding of TTP's and their relation to gateway environment
  • Ideally 2-3 years experience in a SOC environment
  • MUST be an Australian citizen

Interested parties should apply directly via the link below quoting reference number 201049.

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