Senior Security Consultant - Threat Detection & Incident Response - Sydney or Melbourne

Sydney, New South Wales, AUS

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Posted 2 months ago

Are you a security builder who can address the challenges to migrating and operating systems and workloads to the cloud? Are you skilled at helping customers to build threat detection and incident response capabilities using highly scalable computing architectures?

At AWS, we’re hiring technical security consultants to help our customers and partners build the confidence and technical capability to accelerate cloud adoption and innovation securely. We do this by operationalising the shared responsibility model and delivering security best practices, methodologies and solutions that effectively manage risk. Our Threat detection and Incident response consultants work with customers to address their specific threat detection and incident response requirements.

The ideal candidate should be a technical security, infrastructure, and/or software development professional who has the ability to consult and build a wide range of threat detection and incident response capabilities, is willing to dive in to the details, can build scalable solutions, and is able to communicate at all levels within an organisation.


· Independently contribute to teams that include Amazonians, partners, and customers to build and deploy threat detection and incident response capabilities.
· Design, build, and deploy solutions to automate security operations and incident response on AWS.
· Independently contribute to internal builder projects to develop new consulting engagement models and capabilities for customers.
· Become a deep technical resource that earns the trust of customer stakeholders before, during, and after a security event.
· Develop high-quality content, such as automation tools, reference architectures, and white papers to help our consultants, partners, and customers build on the work that we deliver.
· Innovate on behalf of customers by translating your thoughts into action-yielding results.
· Mentor and invest in our consultants, partners, and customers to raise the bar for our customers.
· Periodic on-call required.

Role location is flexible: Either Melbourne or Sydney.

Amazon aims to be earth’s most customer centric company. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a secure, highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications around the world.

Basic Qualifications

· Strong experience in threat detection and incident response.
· Hands-on technical expertise in technology, security, automation, implementation, integration, and/or deployment.
· Hands-on technical expertise in building scripts, tools, or methodologies that enhance customers’ threat detection and incident response capabilities.
· Strong scripting skills in modern scripting languages.
· Technical expertise in designing, building, and operating enterprise security solutions, such as WAF, IPS, Anti-DDoS, and SIEM.
· Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical matters clearly and concisely both in written and verbal form.
· Experience managing customers during a security event, including managing customer expectations and delivering results.
· Detailed knowledge of incident response workflows and processes.

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience in big data storage, processing, and analytic methodologies and techniques like relational databases, NoSQL, ETL, business intelligence, Hadoop, data science, or machine learning.
· Demonstrated understanding of what it means to draw out customer needs and deliver practical outcomes addressing those needs.
· Experience presenting security related findings to stakeholders or executives.

Job tags: Automation AWS Big Data Incident response IPS Machine Learning SIEM Threat detection