Senior Devops Engineer - Security Operations
Auckland, NZ
6d ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world.

This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections.

Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our Security Operations Engineering team based in either Melbourne, Auckland or remote within Australia or New Zealand.

You will be part of the Security Operations Engineering team, supporting Xero’s ability to detect and respond to security threats.

You will help develop solutions to create, extend and improve a range of controls and tools used by the security operations team to monitor, analyse and respond to alerts generated from our detective controls.

You will be working closely with the Security Operations Analysts to improve the quality of our controls, reduce their time and effort needed to detect threats and respond to security incidents.

What you'll do

  • Develop, manage and support infrastructure and capabilities used by the Security Operations team
  • Work with other teams across Xero to identify event sources and detection capabilities needed to protect Xero in an ever changing threat landscape
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and guidance to members of the Security Engineering team
  • Assist with Incident Response activities, using your knowledge to support the analysts
  • What you'll bring

  • Excellent programming language knowledge, preferably with Python.
  • Experience with cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience working and developing using Agile methodologies
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders and seek business requirements for projects the team are assigned to
  • Ability to lead and execute projects, including engaging with stakeholders
  • A drive to take ownership of problems and solve them
  • Ability to self-motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment that is geographically distributed
  • A demonstrated interest or background in Security
  • Experience

  • Professional experience with using AWS or other cloud services
  • Professional experience in software development and automation
  • Professional experience in leading, designing, developing. deploying and managing complex systems
  • Professional experience in mentoring and coaching
  • 5+ years of experience in similar role
  • Why Xero? At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions.

    We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.

    Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully.

    We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.

    Remote working Xero is continuing to grow and so are the opportunities to join us!You can choose to perform this role : - In one of our #beautiful offices (Auckland, Wellington or Melbourne)- Flexibly, through a hybrid of in office and remote working styles- Permanently Remote As a permanent remote worker at Xero we want to ensure you are getting the same #beautiful employee experience as our in-office Xero’s.

    Permanent remote Xero’s will benefit from a virtual ergonomic work assessment and funding to assist with the improvement of your at home work setup.

    Xero will also fund up to 4 trips a year to your most relevant region Xero office. You are part of our #team and we want to see you thrive!Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.

    Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.

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