Careers at Shearwater.

Senior Security Analyst – Managed Security Operations


Would you like to be part of an exciting, fast growing company that focuses heavily on employees and delivering unrivalled customer experiences?

Shearwater is currently seeking a passionate Senior Security Analyst to be part of our Managed Security Operations team in Chatswood. As a Senior Security Analyst, you will have access to great training benefits, a flexible working environment, and a family friendly, fun loving culture.

Our Managed Security Operations team works as the frontline of defence for our clients in securing their assets and understanding their risks on an ongoing basis. This role will offer ample exposure to the newest technologies and offer you the opportunity to continue to grow technically. Shearwater’s diverse customer base will provide you with new and exciting challenges on a regular basis. This role also offers potential to grow into a team leadership role.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing daily checks of clients’ security systems
  • Performing level 1 and 2 incident response
  • Liaising with clients in handling incidents and communicating status updates
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining security infrastructure and systems for clients
  • Being responsible for your deliverables and KPI’s, with the potential to take over responsibilities as necessary for junior staff
  • Writing and delivering technical reports and documentation, including monthly summations

Must have skills:

  • 3+ years experience in IT Security, with specific experience in complex Security Operations environments
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of networking and IT security concepts
  • Knowledge and experience across some, if not all, of the following technologies: IDS/IPS, SIEM, Vulnerability Scanning, Firewalls and Web Application Firewalls, Content
  • Filtering, File Integrity Monitoring
  • Ability and desire to grow into a Team Lead role
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to liaise with a team and with clients
  • Relevant certifications, e.g. CISSP, SANS GIAC, CCNA Security.

Nice to have skills:

  • Bachelors degree in a related field
  • Experience in a Consulting or Managed Security Operations environment

You’ll also need to bring to the table:

  • Ability to work on your own, or in a multi-team environment to efficiently solve complex and challenging problems
  • Drive to continuously learn and further your knowledge in information security
  • A solid understanding of network design, operations and protocols
  • A working knowledge of information security principles and security technologies
  • Above all, Shearwater is seeking a candidate with exceptional personal qualities that are becoming of a successful representative of Shearwater and the security industry.

About Shearwater

Our staff tell us they love the people they work with, the team environment, the openness of opinion, lack of politics, training options, and strong ethical and value based culture. Together we strive to create a safer connected world, while grounding ourselves with the following set of core values:

  • Act with heart and soul
  • Create magical customer experiences
  • Take pride, own the outcome
  • Speak freely and respectfully
  • Have fun, as a team

If our purpose and values speak to you at your core, and you want to be part of such an environment, then Shearwater is the place for you. Apply now – careers@Shearwater.com.au – to organise a confidential and discrete time to discuss this role further.