Cyber Threat Detection SIEM Specialist

Posted 05 July 2024
Job type Contract
DisciplineInformation Technology

Job description

Cyber Threat Detection SIEM Specialist
  • 12-month contract with possible extension
  • Canberra office, some WFH
  • Must have Negative Vetting Level 1
DFP Recruitment is seeking experienced  Cyber Threat Detection SIEM Specialist to join our Federal Government Client team.  This role requires in-depth knowledge of cyber security fundamentals to accurately determine impact and relevance of emerging and existing threats to operating environments.

Role responsibilities

  • Threat Detection development inclusive of reviewing and approving detection use cases, response playbook development and implementation of detection use cases.
  • Provide technical or strategic advice on complex issues related to detection technologies. Coordinate the accurate and appropriate referral and subsequent tuning of detection use cases.
  • Review and contribute to process documentation including providing input into the development of processes and ensuring documentation created by the shift aligns with outcomes and goals of the process. 
  • Provide timely, relevant and accurate information to the Director Cyber Threat Detection where business impacts of events and decisions are sensitive.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to Cyber Security Operations staff while overseeing Cyber Threat Detection roles. 
Mandatory Criteria
  • Proficiency in managing SIEM platforms - QRadar, Splunk and Elastic.
  • Knowledge of network architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles.
Weighted Criteria
  • Experience in developing SIEM use cases and/or rules.
  • Experience in SIEM administration.
  • Understanding of the requirements of network security monitoring.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Understanding of Windows and Unix/Linux logging.
  • Familiarity with the MITRE ATT&CK Framework.
To Apply:

If this sounds like the role for you, please submit an updated copy of your resume in MS Word format by hitting APPLY NOW or contact Deepika at / +61 2 9200 3673.

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