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Principal SOC Analyst



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Full Time


Information & Communication Technology


$120000.00 - $180000.00 per annum

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Amee Karat

You will be reporting to the Director or Managed Security Services and dealing with a variety of stakeholders, clients and 3rd parties to guarantee service quality and deliver. You will be involved in hiring decisions to staff the Security Operations Centre. Developing, measuring and managing are also key aspects to this role.

Must have: 
  • Experience with leading a team of Analysts within a SOC
  • Thorough understanding and expertise with TCP/IP stack
  • Hands-on security knowledge of Windows/Linux/Unix platforms
  • Experience with threat-hunting tools and SIEM solutions (e.g. AlienVault, ArcSight, Exabeam, IBM QRadar, LogRhythm, McAfee ESM, Rapid7 IDR, Splunk)
  • Expertise in troubleshooting and managing firewall technologies (e.g. Check Point, Cisco, Fortinet, Palo Alto)
  • A demonstrated knowledge of IT security controls associated with firewalls, email, web, endpoints, operating systems, IPS/IDS, cryptography, networks etc.
  • A deeper understanding of the attack chain and threat vectors
  • Experience and understanding of vulnerability management solutions (e.g. Nexpose, Qualys, Rapid7, Tenable)
  • Experience and understanding of behavioural analysis tools such as DarkTrace, Exabeam

The following are desirable skills/experience for this role:
  • Australian citizen with a security clearance or ability to qualify for a security clearance.
  • Degree qualified in Information Security, IT, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related subject.
  • 5+ years' experience in security operations or security consulting gained with a highly reputable firm, technology company, or systems integrator.
  • Strong understanding of common ICT technologies including network infrastructure, servers, end user hosts, web-based applications, and client-based security applications (e.g. antivirus, application whitelisting, etc.).
  • Hold CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, SANS GMON/GCIA or similar qualifications.

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