Auckland City, AucklandJob DescriptionThe Cyber Security Incident Response Specialist will be reporting to the IT Security Manager.
Working in Cybersecurity takes pure passion for technology, speed, a constant desire to learn, and above all vigilance in keeping our data safe.
This role will support The Auckland University Cybersecurity programme and ensure IT operations align with the system-wide cybersecurity strategy and vision.
Key accountabilities for this position include, but not limited to : As a Subject Matter Expert, you will lead the effort to provide cybersecurity incident response services to The University of AucklandYou will be the escalation point for ongoing incident response activities, providing both technical and administrative subject-
matter expertise in incident detection and handlingYou will lead daily operations and implement best practices for managing resources to detect, interdict, contain, and eradicate compromisesYou will assist with the integration of cybersecurity fundamentals and advanced security concepts into university technology initiativesYou will oversee and develop cyber threat intelligence management capabilitiesYou will set the standards for incident response quality control, audit trails, event reporting and integrity controlsPosition DescriptionQualificationsSomeone who has a good understanding of advances business and information technology management processesHas experience with the cybersecurity incident response process, specifically with detection and containment would be advantageousSomeone who has the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment whilst effectively managing your own workload.
You’ll also be flexible and adaptable in a busy environment, balancing multiple demands.Excellent written and verbal communication skills which are essential, along with good time management skills.
The successful candidate will need to hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineer or a related field.
Four years of experience in information technology that includes hardware and software systems administration and computer programming may substitute for the education requirement.
Additional InformationPerks of living in Auckland, New ZealandAuckland’s harbour setting, magnificent beaches and verdant bush make it a great place to study and work, whilst the University’s close proximity to New Zealand’s major businesses and hospitals enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their field.
The pace is relaxed, the people are friendly, and with a diverse range of leisure options and high quality schools it is easy to understand why New Zealand is continually ranked one of the best places in the world to live and raise a family.
For more information on moving to New Zealand.Immigration SupportAll University of Auckland staff working within New Zealand, who are not citizens or residents, must have the correct visa.
To make this immigration process as easy as possible for our candidates, we have a licensed Immigration Advisor on staff.
Why work for us?The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential : Flexible employment practicesCareer development programmesA competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leaveCompany superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.
How to applyApplications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday, 06 October 2019 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV as one document.