Vulnerability Analyst/Cyber Security/Security Analyst

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 14 days ago
Contact: Archna Singh
Reference: 261884

Job Title: Vulnerability Analyst

Location: Canberra/ Open for hybrid work

Duration: 12 months with possible extension

Working arrangement: There is an expectation that successful candidates will work 5 days per week (estimated 40 hour week). On boarding is in Canberra, but some remote work from other locations may be possible in some situations.

Client is seeking an experienced technical cyber security resource with a background in either using, or performing analysis on software vulnerabilities to assist with the workload with HOT CHIPs. The right candidate may have worked as a penetration tester or SOC analyst and will have experience assessing the likely impact of software vulnerabilities including tasks such assessing and running up proof of concept exploitation code, conducting open source research to identify and assess emerging vulnerabilities and working to identify systems susceptible to particular software vulnerabilities. Experience in analysing vulnerabilities in ICS/OT devices is highly desirable.

The person will possess broad knowledge in:

  • The technical mechanisms of different software vulnerabilities,
  • Different classes of vulnerabilities including - RCE, LPE.
  • Different vulnerability mechanisms including - Deserialisation, path traversal, authentication bypass.
  • General technical cyber security skills including potentially skills from either an offensive or defensive perspective.

Essential criteria (please address this points in your response):

  1. Experience using and/or analysing software vulnerabilities (particularly remote vulnerabilities).
  2. Experience building software (scripts etc) to detect and verify software vulnerabilities.
  3. Experience in vulnerability management/vulnerability triage.
  4. Experience analysing and searching open source reporting for timely vulnerability information.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian citizens and have baseline Security clearance.

If this role aligns with your skills and aspirations, apply now for immediate consideration. Contact Archna Singh at 02 6245 1708, quoting Job Reference: #261884

The application deadline for this position is on 10th June 2024.

Please note that only candidates meeting the specified criteria will be contacted. Your interest in the position is greatly appreciated.

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.