Security Specialist

You will be part of specialist team that provides security management, monitoring, administration and support services to clients contracted to provide a customized security managed service solution. An important aspect of this position is to provide security related technical leadership to analysts within the Optus Cyber Security and provide proactive problem management, trend analysis and recommendations to continuously improve services to our managed security clients.


This role will be to take operational ownership of the services that are being offered to the client part of our Security managed services. This position reports to the Manager – Threat Prevention will be available to assist on local clients. The principle purpose is to provide Tier 2 Security services (such as Request, Incident, Change and Problem management along with service improvement). 


About you


You will ideally be a skilled and experieced CYber Security Specialist with experience working in a managed services or support role in an environment based on industry best practices for Service Management with ITIL framework to achieve this. You’ll have experience in the implementation of Multi-protocol/Multi-platform and vendor environments. Additionally, implementing information security solutions and rectifying OS security flaws would also be beneficial.


In a snapshot, the technical skills required for this role are listed below. It’s not a requirement you have every one of these and we’d be keen to speak to candidates who are ready to take on the challenge! 


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Strong Cisco Firepower skill, preferably CCNP Security certified; 
  • Strong knowledge on Cisco ASA and Cisco ISE; & 
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and problem solving expertise.


The really awesome to have qualifications:


  • Strong knowledge on Palo-Alto Network Firewalls; 
  • Strong knowledge on Fortinet Firewalls; 
  • Sound knowledge of AAA (TACACS, RADIUS etc.) and identity management; 
  • Good knowledge on Linux system configuration and management and working knowledge of Linux scripting; 
  • RSA Server implementation/configuration/management; 
  • Good knowledge of LAN technologies on layer 2 and 3. Packet capture analysis; & 
  • Experience with SIEM solutions and systems such as ArcSight and/or SPLUNK. 

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