Security Operations Analyst

Posted on 04-Aug-2022  
Application Close Date: 19-Aug-2022
Job Details
Information Technology
Position Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Reference:
Note clipJob Description - Security Operations Analyst .pdf (PDF, 184KB)
Job Description

Application Fact Sheet.pdf (PDF, 252KB)

We are looking for a Security Operations Analyst to join our friendly Technology Operations Team. You will be known as an excellent communicator, someone who has the communication skills to ensure our stakeholders understand threat intelligence models and security data. You will have experience of working with external Security Partners to monitor, maintain and protect networks, systems and assets from malicious activity in similar sized organisations. This role is permanent and based in our central Wellington office.

About the role:

The Security Operations role is part of the Technology Operations team. This team manages Data Centre and Cloud hosting, networks and Microsoft 365 technologies.

To be successful in the role you will have an unflappable nature and be known as someone who provides clear and consistent messaging as you lead the response to ICT security incidents. We require a subject matter expert who will relish the opportunity to make incremental improvements to the security of our system as we strive to be match fit for GW and the organisation goals.

Skills and experience required:

  • Proven experience in delivering security operations in similar sized organisations.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable with security and administration of cloud platforms such as Azure and Microsoft 365.
  • Security certifications would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrable expertise with managing security threats and reporting.
  • Working knowledge of security standards such as PSR, NZISM, NIST and/or CIS.
  • Experienced with security automation technologies.

About Greater Wellington:

Every day we put all our energy into protecting and enhancing our region. We carefully balance sustainability with economic growth and protection with expansion.

We're a growing and diverse region, and it's our role to protect our environment while also meeting the cultural, social and economic needs of our communities. We're specifically responsible for environment management, flood protection and land management, provision of regional parks, public transport planning and funding, and metropolitan water supply.

It's about dealing with today and planning for the future, especially with the challenges of climate change.

What we offer:

We're all about growing our people through professional development and experience across everything the council does and we provide a range of benefits that help our staff balance their own lifestyle and work commitments: -

  • Generous leave allowance
  • Flexible working
  • Medical and trauma insurance
  • “Dress for your day”
  • Subsidised social clubs
  • Modern, new offices

 Located in our new Cuba Mall offices, there's also lots of opportunity to sample the great coffee and food in the area.

How to apply:

Click on the Apply link to view the job description and to apply for the role with a cover letter and CV.

For further information, please contact

Applications close: Friday 19 August 2022

All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand.