Senior Cyber Security Analyst

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Job Type:Full Time

Job Expectations

A career that makes a real difference.

Would you like to join a company that’s currently redefining the future of Australia?

If so, come and join the nbn team, our people have a clear vision and a common goal, to transform Australia’s digital landscape.

We’re committed to providing an environment within nbn that’s both diverse and inclusive, a place where all people can thrive. Where innovative minds create new ways for Australians to live, work and play.

A bit about your role

The Senior Cyber Defence Analyst is a technical leadership role, responsible for providing specialist capabilities to the Cyber Defence team.

The primary focus of this role will be mentoring the Cyber Defence team and delivering Cyber Security threat identification, detection, response and assisting with threat intelligence services.

In this role, the Senior Cyber Defence Analyst will provide thought leadership and coaching to Cyber Analysts while providing support and subject matter expertise to support Cyber Defence Team Lead and the National Manager Cyber Defence. You will engage with the wider Security Group and provide technical expertise when and where required to improve security monitoring of nbn assets.

Your communication skills will be top rated to converse with technical leads from other areas of nbn including, networks, infrastructure and application platforms. In this highly skilled role, the Senior Cyber Defence Analyst’s will be the technical subject matter expert (SME) with responsibility of using security systems and toolset, managing all aspects of threat management and work closely with the Cyber Incident Response team to respond to threats, including understanding and reporting their impact.

Integrating internal and external threat intelligence into threat management tools and identifying opportunities or taking the lead to automate manual task is required.

This role will involve being on call on a rotational basis and will require active participation during an incident.

A bit about you

The Senior Cyber Defence Analyst will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a Security Operations Centres or similarly, high volume environment with a desire to proactively improve security monitoring processes and tools by presenting innovative ideas or new ways of operating current toolsets to mature Cyber Defence capabilities.

We are looking for a particularly skilled Senior Cyber Defence Analyst in Security event and incident management tools and other supporting network, endpoint and cloud security monitoring tools.

You will be a Technical leader with the ability to utilise advanced techniques to analyse and detect the presence of malicious activity, with a solid understanding and practical use of threat management frameworks and hunting.

To be successful in this role, the Senior Cyber Defence Analyst will have extensive experience in the following:

  • Operational Cyber Security Experience including Threat Hunting
  • Specialist skills in Cyber Security tools such as Cisco Security Tool Suite and Splunk
  • Practical working knowledge of current and recent tactics techniques and procedures for common attack types, including frameworks such as: Kill Chain and Mitre Attack framework
  • Experience with Cyber Security Incident response
  • Experience with threat management tools and incident response platform
  • Experience with network security monitoring platforms
  • Experience using Security incident and event management (SIEM) tools
  • Web and email policy management platforms
  • Experience with Cloud security monitoring
  • Experience with end point security and malware protection capabilities
  • Any Cyber Security certifications would be highly desirable

Life at nbn

We make it easier for people from any career background to thrive. You’ll benefit from formal learning programs to support ongoing development in professional and business capabilities. There are also a number of informal, on the job learning opportunities to help further your development.

The nbn™ broadband access network is delivering the technology that will shape Australia’s future. As one of the largest infrastructure projects in Australia’s history, working at nbn is a once in a lifetime career opportunity, where no two days are the same.

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace. We strive to ensure that any barriers that may exist are removed to allow everyone equal opportunity to thrive and succeed, regardless of factors such as gender, those who identify as First Peoples, LGBTI+ status, cultural background or disability. We actively focus on encouraging diversity and ensuring that all our people have fair opportunity to reach their career aspirations and potential.

Continue the conversation

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

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