Cyber Security Analyst

Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
Contact Details: Chris Kent
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Job Published: 22 days ago

Passionate about cyber security and preventing cyber security attacks? An outstanding opportunity has come up to work as a Cyber Security Analyst within a large scale IT Transformation programme.

Sitting within a high performing and well established team, this role will have you providing a range of critical services and insights that go towards protecting core data and information that is essential to the business.

About the role:

  • Monitoring and investigating for, and responding to, cyber security incidents. 
  • Conducting vulnerability identification and attack simulation using security systems.
  • Escalation of control gaps or failures.
  • Analysing security events and incident data to identify trends, and highlight areas for further focus.
  • Preparing incident timeline reports, providing context and insights for management.
  • Continuous identification and analysis of opportunities to prevent incidents and automate manual response processes.

About you:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in Security Operations Centre and/or similar function.
  • Proven working knowledge and administration of security technologies such as SIEM, IPS, IDS, DLP, Vulnerability Scanning, Antivirus, advanced threat analytics and machine learning, encryption and network technologies.
  • Strong understanding of IT Security concepts, attack lifecycles and offensive response to threats.
  • Ability to script, code and develop solutions in languages such as Java/JavaScript, Python, PHP, PowerShell, HTML.
  • In depth experience understanding of security attack vectors and information security threats, researching vulnerability exploits to develop and implement countermeasures.

On offer is a high market value salary package plus a range of benefits and flexible working options, a driven team performing purposeful work and a chance to continue expanding your security strengths!

For a confidential conversation, get in touch with Jenna Whitman at / 04 473 2111 or apply to send your CV directly.

Job Ref: 94417