Senior Security Analyst

Posted 09 April 2024
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInformation & Cyber Security

Job description


A market leading technology service provider that are innovative, forward thinking, market leading and always using the newest technology to provide the best of the best service to over 150 New Zealand organisations. 

The business has an innate understanding of businesses and providing responsive IT support with a large focus on security operations. 

They pride themselves on their culture; work flexibility & have an amazing office space in Parnell. 


This is an exciting opportunity to join the business and identify and assess security risks; analyse security data, and develop and implement security strategies to protect customers technology infrastructure and data. 

You will be an integral part of the Security Operations Centre and work in a team of 6-7 security specialists. 

The primary purpose of this role is to help detect, coordinate and report on cyber security incidents impacting customers.

The scope of this role consists of triage, processing, investigation and, analysis of alerts and incidents, and formulation of an effective remediation/response plan to mitigate/isolate any security events before they become breaches, in which case it is a priority to contain said breach and formulate response plans and measure/monitor status of preventative fixes, as applicable.

This position involves critical duties and responsibilities that must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations, which may necessitate extended hours of work and being part of an on call roster. You will be required to be on call on one weekend a month and will receive an allowance for this. 

You'll get the opportunity to work on a variety of different security projects and also with leading security technology. 

  • 3+ years of relevant experience working as a Security Analyst
  • 2+ years of relevant experience with SIEM, SOAR, EDR, vulnerability management, cloud and on premise environments, Linux and Microsoft operating systems including CLI, Microsoft 365, Defender solutions, forensics tools, scripting languages and backups.
  • Familiarity with common threat intelligence platforms, frameworks and standard.
  • Knowledge of security concepts across infrastructure, networking, development, firewalls, proxies, operating system command-line tools, system/server diagnostic tools, security policies, systems administration concepts and measures, and system performance and availability.
  • Able to be on-call on a defined and agreed schedule on a regular basis

Please apply to the job advertisement if you'd be interested in finding out more. We are only reviewing applications from people based in New Zealand with working rights to accept a permanent role. 
If you have any questions about the opportunity, please e-mail Louise Hickey