Senior Security Operations Analyst Your new opportunityRandstad Technologies is partnering exclusively with Griffith University who are currently undertaking a market leading transformation of their digital solutions division. Randstad Technologies has been appointed to deliver the recruitment and placement of key ICT positions to lead this transformation. Providing higher education services for over 40 years, Griffith University spans six campuses in South East Queensland and has become a comprehensive, research-intensive university, ranking in the top 2% of universities worldwide.With over 4,000 employees over their Campuses, you will contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an environment which values excellence, equity, diversity and ongoing improvement and innovation. Position PurposeWorking with a humble and down to earth team of Cyber Security professionals, the Senior Security Analysts will provide guidance and advice on the implementation and secure operation of software and network solutions to protect ICT infrastructure, systems, data and users from unauthorised access and manipulation. They are accountable for day-to-day cyber threat defence and response activities for security events and incidents and help drive continuous improvement to ensure the organisation's cyber resilience and maturity is increasing. Key ResponsibilitiesTo be successful within this role, you will have proven information security experience, ideally in operational security roles and have highly developed skills in a wide range of Cyber Security solutions (i.e SIEM, SOAR, Firewalls, IPS/IDS, Anti-Virus, EDR etc). Knowledge and experience using ISO 27000, NIST or other applicable security frameworks.Information security - Provides advice and guidance on security strategies to manage identified risks and ensure adoption and adherence to standards. Obtains and acts on vulnerability information and conducts security risk assessments, business impact analysis and accreditation on complex information systems. Investigates major breaches of security and recommends appropriate control improvements.Security administration - Monitors the application and compliance of security administration procedures and reviews information systems for actual or potential breaches in security. Ensures that all identified breaches in security are promptly and thoroughly investigated and that any system changes required to maintain security are implemented. Ensures that security records are accurate and complete and that requests for support are dealt with according to set standards and procedures. Penetration testing - Coordinates and manages planning of penetration tests, within a defined area of business activity. Delivers objective insights into the existence of vulnerabilities, the effectiveness of defences and mitigating controls - both those already in place and those planned for future implementation. Takes responsibility for integrity of testing activities and coordinates the execution of these activities. Provides authoritative advice and guidance on the planning and execution of vulnerability tests. Incident Management - Ensures that incidents are handled according to agreed procedures. Investigates escalated incidents to responsible service owners and seeks resolution. Facilitates recovery, following resolution of incidents. Ensures that resolved incidents are properly documented and closed. Analyses causes of incidents and informs service owners in order to minimise probability of recurrence and contribute to service improvement. Analyses metrics and reports on performance of incident management processes.Highly Desirable QualificationsBachelor's degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security or similarMinimum three years of working experience in Cyber SecuritySANS GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) certificationsCISSP, CISM or CRISC certificationsFor a confidential conversation, please email an updated CV to email@example.com or apply now!