Cyber Security Analyst


Cyber Security Analyst

  • Wellington, New Zealand


At Tesserent we are passionate about cybersecurity! Tesserent has achieved significant growth through its success as a full-service cybersecurity provider. As one of Australia’s largest Cybersecurity providers we partner with clients from all industries and all levels of government.

Every employee is handpicked to fit our culture, ideals, and common goal of becoming the sovereign cybersecurity provider of choice for the protection of Australia and New Zealand’s digital assets. We understand that you have a life outside of the business, so we do everything to make work-life enjoyable and rewarding.

This role can be based out of any of our three New Zealand offices (Wellington, Christchurch or Auckland).


As a Cyber Defence Analyst, you will be an integral part of our Security Operations Centre (SOC) team. You will be responsible for actively monitoring, investigating, and responding to security threats across our diverse range of clients. This role requires a combination of solid technical expertise, cyber threat awareness, and strong analytical skills to detect and respond to cyber threats.

This role also has a strong focus on ongoing security improvement. As a Cyber Defence Analyst you will contribute to the development and improvement of standard operating procedures (SOPs), security protocols, and keep your skills and knowledge up-to-date in the ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity. Tesserent will support you with a dedicated training budget, fully funded attendance at security conferences, as well as internal training and development programs.

• Monitor and analyse logs and alerts from security tooling such as SIEM & EDR, detecting, validating and responding to security incidents
• Conduct comprehensive investigations into security incidents across various client environments, determining root cause, impact, and remediation activities
• Work collaboratively with other members of the SOC team to continually improve our security monitoring and response capabilities, and contribute to the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs)

• Minimum of 2 years of experience in a security analytics position, particularly in a SOC or MSSP environment
• Strong understanding of the cybersecurity threat landscape, threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), and the MITRE ATT&CK framework
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyse complex data and identify patterns and trends
• (Highly Regarded) Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC)
• (Highly Regarded) Microsoft Certifications including SC-200, MS-500 and AZ-500

• New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency
• Role requires shift work – working 10 hour shifts, 4 days in a 7 day period
• Role will include rostered night shifts approximately once a month

• Opportunities to undertake technical training and secure industry recognised certifications
• Flexible working arrangements with a mix of remote and in-person work
• Opportunities to work with some of the best cybersecurity professionals in the region and to grow and develop your career
• Joining a team of highly skilled and multi-cultural security professionals

Please note: New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency is mandatory.

For more information please reach out to Natasha Cutler via LinkedIn or email your resume to [email protected]

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree


Category : Cybersecurity Analyst
Posted : November 27, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 2 Months

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