Cybersecurity Analysts

Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

Our team

Datacom operates three Security Operations Centres (SOC’s) in Wellington, Auckland, and Brisbane from where we provide our managed SIEM and our full stack of Cybersecurity services.

Our Security Operations Centre is a well-established team made up of Cybersecurity Analysts, Engineers, Devops Engineers and Incident Responders who have been managing customers, both commercial and government, for over 10+ years. We are a matured operational team that not only responds to security events, incidents, and triggers, but a fully-fledged operational team that hunts for anomalous, suspicious, and potentially unwanted activities within our customers environments.

We Partner with industry leaders to provide our services and to provide you with a broad technical skillset, certifications and experience.

This is an exciting time of growth, and our driven team need to grow to meet the increased demand and activity. We are looking for a mix of Analysts ranging from junior to senior level of experience.

About the Role

The core objectives and responsibilities of the Cybersecurity Analyst include analysing security events of interest. The analyst is responsible for overseeing incidents from initiation through to resolution and identifying opportunities for alert refinement. By utilising defensive measures and insights gathered from diverse sources, the Cybersecurity Analyst identifies, analyses, and reports on events transpiring or potentially unfolding within the network. This proactive approach aims to safeguard information, information systems, and networks from potential threats.

What you’ll do:

  • Action regular tasks and processes
  • Review and respond to alarms/tickets
  • Incident response investigation
  • Handle Events of Interest escalations
  • Initial triage
  • Security event analysis
  • Log and escalate tickets
  • Identify policy changes required based on analysis
  • Security use case and correlation rule development
  • Threat hunting
  • Detect security breaches and adhere to incident response protocols
  • Evaluate existing security risks and implement enhancements
  • Conduct research on security improvements and provide recommendations to customers
  • Stay up-to-date on latest Security trends and standards
  • Participate in incident response planning and execution

What you’ll bring:

  • Working knowledge of Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) concepts and functionality
  • Knowledge of networks, firewalls, proxies, intrusion detection/prevention systems, concepts and technologies
  • Security industry frameworks such as NIST 800-61, NZISM
  • Cyber-attack methodologies and techniques such as MITRE and Lockheed Martin Cyber Kill Chain and other common cybersecurity frameworks
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows domain technologies (e.g. Active Directory)
  • ITIL - Information Technology
  • CompTIA Security+ study or certification
  • Minimum 2 years in a similar security analyst role and security incident response and resolution handling
  • Effective communication skills to convey complex security concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders

Due to the Nature of the Clients you will be working with you will need to be an NZ Citizen/Permanent Resident and have the ability to pass additional security clearances or have lived in the 5 eyes for the last 3 years. We do however consider work visas for other opportunities across Datacom so please keep an eye on our careers page for any roles of interest.

About Datacom

We have over 6,500 people across our offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.49 billion, this makes us one of Australasia's largest professional IT services companies. We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations. With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

If you are keen to be part of a great team, please apply online! All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence..

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