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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is a Fortune 500 company and takes pride in servicing 99% of Fortune 500 companies as well as Government Agencies around the world. Our Managed Security Services range from security operations centres, security engineering, and cyber intelligence to assessments, planning and implementation. In support of our world leading position in Cyber Security we have a requirement for a Senior SIEM Engineer.

Based in Canberra, you will be a member of the Verizon Asia-Pacific Advanced Security Operations Centre (ASOC) Your role will be to engineer solutions to customer risk mitigation requirements through the development of scenarios and detection through to correlation rules and alert presentation. You will work with both customers and Senior ASOC Analysts to ensure Verizon’s Managed Security Services continue to lead the market and protect our customers.

  • Participate in use case development, provide technical input into designs, and maintain SIEM use cases throughout their lifecycle including SOAR integration and contributing to playbooks.
  • Collaborate with Senior ASOC Analysts and Verizon on-site teams to implement solutions to SIEM & SOAR platforms.
  • Provide advice on SIEM management, infrastructure, log ingestion and normalisation in order to support the ongoing development of use cases and their dependencies.
  • Share and exchange knowledge gained across all Verizon SIEM stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Develop and implement SIEM, SOAR, and service management integrations including threat intelligence feeds, authentication systems, and response systems (firewalls, proxies, etc).
  • SIEM installation, configuration, management and fault-finding.
  • Provide briefings to ASOC managers, customer service leads, and other stakeholders on issues pertaining to SIEMS management, use case maintenance, and their operational risks.

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Six years of experience in information technology and/or cyber security, with an emphasis on security analytics.
  • Industry certifications in one or more SIEM platforms (Splunk, QRadar, Sentinel etc.)
  • Use case / correlation development experience.
  • Experience assessing and implementing security incident detection systems, particularly SIEMs.
  • Knowledge in security architecture and enterprise information technology protocol and traffic flows.
  • Current or recent Australian Government security clearance at minimum NV1 level.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or at least four years work experience in information technology and/or cyber security.
  • Experience in integrating Threat Intelligence services and/or developing SIEM dashboards.
  • Experience working in a SOC, or alongside SOC analysts.
  • Experience in Threat Hunting.
  • Experience with SOAR platforms, particularly Palo Alto XSOAR.
  • Experience in environments compliant to quality standards and risk management frameworks such as the Australian Government ISM, ISO 27000/9001 and ITIL.

Diversity & Inclusion

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Please note, in countries where there is a COVID-19 related government order or rule, Verizon is required to ensure that all employees accessing our workplace comply with these mandatory requirements. If you work in one of these locations, you will be required to provide us with your vaccination status prior to joining. If this, or any other COVID related requirement applies in your location, we will notify you about this before you start work.