Ko wai mātou Who are we?
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand manages all health services, including hospital and specialist services, and primary and community care.
healthAlliance is the shared data and digital service for Te Whatu Ora Northern Region. Data & Digital has a big role to play in the transformation of health and we invite you to join our exciting journey.
Mō tō Mātou Rōpū About Our Team
The position of Senior Security Engineer is responsible for managing, monitoring and analysing emerging security issues, threats and trends and you will be playing a key role in future security projects.
Te Whiwhinga Mahi The Opportunity
Refine your forensic and digital experience
No interruption to services is key to ensure that healthAlliance and its customers continue to be protected against current and emerging threats
Continuously improve the implementation and configuration of existing solutions to improve efficiency, reduce false positives and enable orchestration and automation of solutions wherever possible
Deal with escalations from security analysts who need your knowledge to help identify the root cause of alerts
You will work with internal teams as well as 3rd party service providers to ensure that the Cyber Intelligence Centre team is able to monitor, detect and respond to events impacting the security of healthAlliance and its customers
Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako Skills & Experience
Minimum 5 years’ Security Operations experience of which at least 2 years should be at a similar level
2 years’ demonstrated ability to lead others in incident management and response, control production upgrades and respond to unexpected issues
Experience in digital computer forensic investigation and handling
Minimum 3 years of SIEM experience including creating reports, tuning, creating content, creating and running queries, defining correlation searches
Able to demonstrate clear understanding of current threats to IT infrastructure at technical and managerial levels
A passion for security and understanding of : antivirus & malware, EDR, sandbox, firewall, analysis, proxy, IDS / IPS, log correlation tools, network inspection, DLP and application firewall solutions.
What you can expect in return
A supportive and nurturing team environment with depth of expertise to support you
Ongoing personal development with personal and professional development opportunities to get involved in
A flexible and remote enabled working environment
Acute focus on well-being with dedicated well-being events
Our team celebrates diversity and inclusion, so put your unique perspective forward and let's see where it takes us! If you're interested in this role, but feel you may not have the exact experience we're looking for, please still consider applying as we're keen to hear from curious, passionate people who are willing to learn!
Me pēhea te tuku tono How to apply
All completed applications have to be submitted online. Click on apply’ via the link provided.
A copy of the position description can be provided on request, please email our recruitment team at
Applications Close : Sunday, 21 August 2022
To be considered for employment with us, you may be required to be fully vaccinated including any required boosters as per the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.
Evidence of your vaccination status may need to be provided prior to commencing employment.
Please note only candidates who have the right to work in New Zealand will be considered.