Senior SOC Analyst

Senior SOC Analyst

Job Title: Senior SOC Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Ceiling Rate
Start Date: 2021-11-22
Reference: V-40344
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2021 14:11

Job Description

The Role:

One of our private clients is looking for a highly experienced Senior SOC Analyst to provide situational context to incidents researched by the SOC and interface with the customer Cyber Security Engineer to maintain the SIEM use cases and platform.

You will have extensive experience in incident response and be adept working in a high tempo team based environment. Significant experience in Splunk ES is essential to this role, along with other SIEM platforms. This is a business hours role helping to support our client’s 24x7 Canberra SOC operations.


Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Escalation point for Tier 1 and Tier 2 resources for technical expertise
  • Interface with our client's Forensics team on priority incidents
  • Keep current with the threat landscape and provide insight on trends to our customers
  • Continual improvement of SOC processes and procedures
  • Analysis and tuning of the SIEM platform
  • Threat Hunting utilizing a range of tools and processes
  • Use case development for the customer deployment leveraging our global threat library team.
  • Work with the service team on reporting and metrics relevant to security incidents
Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Strong communication skills and ability to engage with customers at a business level
  • Tertiary Level qualification in Computer Science, IT or equivalent
  • ITIL Foundations training / certification
  • 5-7 years’ experience working in a SOC or Incident Response team
  • Formal Splunk qualifications and SANS GIAC

Location: Canberra

Contract Term: 12 months

Security Requirements: To be eligible for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen. Due to the work environment, our client has requested that all candidates must hold a current NV1 Security Clearance.


How to Apply:

Applications close Friday, 10 December 2021

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.