Managed Security Specialist

Location: Sydney
Discipline: IT & Cyber Security
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $$110000 - $130000 per annum
Contact name: Kristen Brinker

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Job ref: BH-9363
Published: 29 days ago
Startdate: 2024-06-18
Managed Security Specialist
  • Highly regarded premier solutions provider
  • Collaborative and Respectful Team Culture
  • Defined Career Development Path and Progression

About the Company
A leading player in the Australian market, utilizing cutting-edge technology to solidify their status as a top solution provider for highly regulated industries. They have established themselves as the partner of choice for those who demand the highest levels of security, advancement, availability, and customer service.

About the Role
As a Managed Security Specialist you will engage directly with clients – reviewing security events, swiftly identifying, investigating, and responding to potential threats.  You will conduct rigorous vulnerability assessments and risk evaluations, ensuring clients are well-prepared against emerging threats.  You will be a hands-on partner when it comes to client support, equipping teams with essential security awareness training and diving deep into compliance programs, checks, and audits.

Core Duties:
  • Analyse and respond to security events promptly.
  • Manage security requests and questionnaires from clients.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and risk evaluations.
  • Deliver clear, regulatory-compliant reports to clients.
  • Support clients with security projects and operational needs.
  • Conduct security awareness training and on-call incident response.
  • Build strong relationships with clients and internal teams.
People enjoy working for this company because they don't just talk the talk – they walk the walk with clearly defined career paths, excellent compensation, and a team of top performers who embody collaboration, communication, and a supportive environment.

  • Advanced Methodology: Strategic approach to drive results through emerging technology
  • Impactful Work: Join a team that makes a significant difference in protecting critical infrastructure.
  • Flexible Arrangement: Enjoy a hybrid working model that supports your productivity and work-life balance.
  • Professional Growth: Take advantage of continuous learning and development opportunities in a supportive setting.

Skills & Experience
  • Strong experience in event analysis and triage, previous experience within a Service Centre or Security Operations Centre
  • Demonstrated expertise in implementing both risk-based compliance and control-based compliance initiatives.
  • Versatile experience across diverse organisational scales, encompassing both large and small entities in government and private sectors. 
  • Strong project management, data analytics, and machine learning skills within the Microsoft ecosystem.  
  • Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required for this role. 
Technical Skills:
  • Azure Security Stack (Sentinel, Defender, Entra ID)
  • Security Frameworks (PCI-DSS, SOC2, Essential 8, and ISO 27001)
  • Microsoft 365 (Exchange Online, Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, eDiscovery)  
  • Vulnerability Management (Tenable Nessus, Rapid7, or Qualys)
  • Web Application & Firewall (CloudFlare, Akamai, or Edgio)
  • Phishing, Training, & Simulation (Proofpoint, KnowBe4, or Phriendly Phishing)
  • Ticketing Systems (ServiceNow or JIRA)
Relevant Certifications: CompTIA Security+, Microsoft SC900, Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Associate, or Security Operations Analyst Associate are highly desirable.
How to Apply
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