Security Analyst (SOC)

Job Title: Security Analyst (SOC)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $80000 - $90000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-18
Reference: JO-1901-92936-2
Contact Name: Gabrielle Cassidy
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 18, 2019 17:27

Job Description

The Security Analyst will be responsible for incident detection, analysis, investigation, and response. Their primary responsibility is to ensure that security events and incidents are detected and escalated in a timely manner and within SLAs. They will be the focal point for managed security reporting and security issues, as well as the analysis and investigation of alerts/ security events to determine if they warrant incident escalation.

The Security Analyst will work closely with senior team members on case escalations and ensuring the Managed Security tools and resources are effective. They will consistently look for ways to improve the ability to respond to events/ escalations and conduct the appropriate research to aid in those improvements. Further, they will perform monitoring duties when required.

  • Monitor, analyse, mitigate and triage security events.
  • Follow documented procedures for recording, assessing, analysing, communicating, rectifying, escalating and reporting security incidents. 
  • Effectively respond to all security incidents however they are communicated, including telephone calls, trouble tickets, emails received in group email mailboxes, or by any other means.
  • Assist in the development and improvement of documentation that supports the business unit. 
  • Perform other tasks as directed by management from time to time.
Successful candidates will bring the following skills & experience: 

  • Experience in Service Desk Operations 
  • Experinec working in Security Operations Center (1 year +)
  • Understanding of SIEM technologies
  • Possess good networking knowledge and understanding of what protocols are used on modern networks and how they relate to security. 
  • Excellent analytical skills and having the mentality of a problem solver. 
  • Excellent communication skills that translate into the ability to effectively handle high business impacting incidents. 
  • Ability to work reliably, efficiently and effectively while unsupervised.
  • ITIL V3 Fondations (desireable)
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