Senior Security Specialist

Location: Sydney
Discipline: IT & Cyber Security
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $$140000 - $160000 per annum
Contact name: Kristen Brinker

Contact email: Kristenb@thenetworkit.com
Job ref: BH-9118
Published: 26 days ago
Startdate: 2024-02-07


Senior Security Specialist

  • Opportunity to work in a fast-developing and highly talented IT team? 

  • A culture that is growth and development oriented,?with specialized career path options? 

  • Flexible working environment,?and commitment to work/life balance? 

 

About the Company? 

Are you ready to take your career to the next level by working with a reputable Managed and Professional Service Provider based in Sydney? Join an established 30-year-old Australian ICT consultancy who are proud to offer a first-class, full spectrum of technology services to a wide variety of customers across Australia. 

 

About the Role 

This a recently established position that directly reports to the Head of Information Security, the role of Senior Security Specialist is multifaceted. It encompasses the achievement of crucial GRC objectives as well as technical knowledge across SecOps. 

 

What to expect… 

  • Spearhead and contribute to the compliance audit program, encompassing CPS-234, SOC2, PCI DSS, ISO27001, Essential 8, and others. 

  • Contribute actively to the information security Risk Register, participating in remediation activities and exceptions. 

  • Conduct thorough event analysis utilizing SIEM and promptly triage alerts. 

  • Actively participate in and support digital forensic and incident response efforts. 

  • Execute, coordinate, and oversee security projects, both remotely and onsite, in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. 

  • Facilitate threat hunting activities, conduct vulnerability assessments, and innovate by developing new detection capabilities and concepts through the creation and refinement of alerts. 

 

Benefits and Culture? 

  • You will be part of a professional and high-performing culture 

  • Fast paced, rewarding environment, with an awesome leadership team 

  • Hybrid Working Arrangement 

  • Wide Range of Career Development Opportunities, including: coaching, mentorship, professional development plans, regular skill progression sessions, fully funded vendor certification study and exams 

 

About you… 

  • Robust understanding of compliance and security frameworks, including ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, SOC 2, Essential 8, and NIST-CSF. 

  • · Demonstrated expertise in implementing both risk-based compliance and control-based compliance initiatives. 

  • · Proficient in the ITIL Change Management process. 

  • · Familiarity and hands-on experience with contemporary SIEM platforms like Splunk, Sentinel, or Elastic within the industry. 

  • · A  minimum of 2 years in threat and vulnerability management. 

  • · Versatile experience across diverse organisational scales, encompassing both large and small entities in government and private sectors. 

  • Australian Citizenship is a requirement for this role. 

 

How to apply? 

Click APPLY NOW or email Kristen:?kristenb@thenetworkit.com??