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IT & Telecomms / IT Security

Contract or Temp

Position : Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Location : ACT

The Role
Outstanding opportunity for a driven professional to join a government department in an IT capacity. A passionate, driven professional with a positive attitude and a strong desire to succeed. The department is seeking an experienced Cyber Security Engineer to assist with the following deliverables:

  • Develop and document detection and alerting use cases specific to the Department’s IT environment and threat model.
  • Implement and tune custom detections and analytics rules based on developed use cases in Microsoft 365 Defender and Microsoft Sentinel.
  • Develop knowledge articles, playbooks and procedures to support incident response activities based on use cases and the Department’s IT environment.
  • Collaborate with security engineers, infrastructure teams, system owners, and application development teams to develop and implement system-specific security monitoring approaches.
  • Determine and drive team priorities, including implementation of toolsets and ingestion of log sources, to improve capability.
  • Lead major and critical incident response investigations.
  • Action escalated and complex security alerts and incidents.
  • Mentor and lead other Cyber Security Analysts within the team.
  • Provide advice and support to the Director, Cyber Operations and Executives as required.

The candidate requirements
Essential criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Senior Cyber Security Analyst working in Security Operations Centre, including detection engineering and incident response responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in Microsoft Sentinel and Defender products, including responding to alerts and incidents and developing custom detections and analytics rules
  • Demonstrated experience in working with and investigating security log from different platforms and devices
  • Demonstrated experience in strengthening the maturity of a SOC.

Desirable criteria: 

  • Experience facilitating incident response simulations.
  • Experience utilising threat intelligence services and tools to inform detection engineering and enrich alerts and incidents

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