Cybersecurity Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia


We work across Australia and New Zealand to make a difference in people’s lives by turning the imaginable into reality.

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Position:  Cybersecurity Engineer

Datacom Location:  Perth Only


Our Why 

Datacom works with organisations and communities across Australia and New Zealand to make a difference in people’s lives and help organisations use the power of tech to innovate and grow. 

About the Role (Your Why)

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the Cybersecurity sector and is looking to build a career in this space. You will have a solid understanding of networks, firewalls, proxies, SIEM, Endpoint controls, DLP concepts and technologies and at least 2-3 years’ experience in a Cybersecurity related role and ideally have exposure to security technologies such as CrowdStrike, Azure, Sentinel, Check Point, Palo Alto, Fortinet, Microsoft Defender Suite et al. A solid understanding of ITIL and experience troubleshooting and resolving application and network problems is vital. Exposure to Security Orchestration and Automation, Threat Intelligence or Threat Hunting are highly preferred.

Our offices are based in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney though this role is Perth only. We like to bring people together in person when we can, but we are mindful of the benefits of working from home for work/life balance. We therefore leave it to you and the team you join to figure out what works best! 

What You’ll Do

The core objectives and responsibilities of a Cybersecurity Engineer includes the responsibility for maintaining a system or specific components of a system.

This includes:

  • Configuring and updating hardware and software
  • Establishing and managing user accounts
  • Overseeing or conducting backup and recovery tasks
  • Implementing operational and technical security controls
  • Monitoring and analysing various open-source and proprietary threat intelligence feeds to identify emerging cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Conducting extensive research and analysis of threat actors, their TTPs (Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures), and motives
  • Leading and coordinating incident response efforts, working closely with cross-functional teams to contain and mitigate the impact of security breaches

We are a pretty agile company and are keen to respond to customer, technology and internal stakeholders’ changing requirements and this can mean we evolve in our roles to meet those needs. 


What You’ll Bring

  • Advanced understanding of tools, techniques and procedures that modern attackers use to compromise organizations
  • Knowledge of networks, firewalls, proxies' concepts and technologies
  • Knowledge of operating system command-line and system/server diagnostic tools and fault identification techniques.
  • Knowledge of systems engineering theories, concepts, and methods
  • Knowledge of organizational IT user security policies (e.g., account creation, password rules, access control).Knowledge of systems administration concepts)
  • Knowledge of measures or indicators of system performance and availability
  • Familiarity with common threat intelligence frameworks and standards (e.g., MITRE ATT&CK, STIX/TAXII)
  • Familiarity and exposure to working on Intelligence platform
  • Skills in Sentinel and Microsoft Defender Suite are highly desirable, as they are with other Security Technologies such as CrowdStrike, Azure, Check Point, Palo Alto, and Fortinet

Why Join Us Here at Datacom? 

Datacom is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest suppliers of Information Technology professional services. We have managed to maintain a dynamic, agile, small business feel that is often diluted in larger organisations of our size. It's our people that give Datacom its unique culture and energy that you can feel from the moment you meet with us. 

We care about our people and provide a range of perks such as social events, chill-out spaces, remote working, flexi-hours and professional development courses to name a few. You’ll have the opportunity to learn, develop your career, connect and bring your true self to work. You will be recognised and valued for your contributions and be able to do your work in a collegial, flat-structured environment. 

We operate at the forefront of technology to help Australia and New Zealand’s largest enterprise organisations explore possibilities and solve their greatest challenges, so you will never run out of interesting new challenges and opportunities. 

We want Datacom to be an inclusive and welcoming workplace for everyone and take pride in the steps we have taken and continue to take to make our environment fun and friendly, and our people feel supported. 

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Tags: Agile Automation Azure CrowdStrike Firewalls Incident response ITIL MITRE ATT&CK Monitoring SIEM Threat intelligence TTPs Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Team events

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: Australia
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