Security Incident Responder

NSW, Australia



  • High performing, diverse, inclusive, and supportive team
  • Proudly making a difference with the transition to renewable energy
  • Access to corporate discounts | Fitness Passport | EAP



The Opportunity


This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to be part of an organisation dedicated to nation-building renewable energy projects that will provide on-demand energy and large-scale storage for many generations to come.  


In your new role, you will monitor security alerts and logs to promptly identify potential security incidents. Your responsibilities include documenting incident details, actions taken, and lessons learned for post-incident analysis, adhering to Transgrid’s incident response policies and standards.


Utilising security information and event management (SIEM) tools, you will detect anomalous activities and lead comprehensive investigations into security incidents. This involves determining the scope, severity, and implementing containment, eradication, and recovery actions.


The role also entails providing guidance on security best practices to prevent future incidents and conducting periodic incident readiness exercises involving relevant staff from across the organisation.


The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in incident response and investigation, along with strong verbal and written communication skills.



About you


  • Tertiary qualifications at degree level in an appropriate discipline, or equivalent industry relevant experience
  • Extensive exposure to the handling of security incidents to root cause
  • Understanding of the principles underlying the operation of an ISMS and good knowledge of ISO27000 practices and controls.
  • Understanding of Risk management practices with the ability to participate in Risk assessments.
  • A minimum of 4+ years in a security role involving cybersecurity, with a focus on incident detection and response.
  • A willingness to take on a range of tasks with enthusiasm and due diligence.
  • Preferably experience of penetration testing, Devops, DAST.
  • Exposure to a wide variety of tools and capabilities such as MFA, privileged access management, PKI, email security, web security, data security.
  • Major incident management experience.
  • Demonstrated background in the technical aspect of managing security tools including firewalls, vulnerability scanners, a/v products and security logging tools.
  • Experience of security management of operational technologies, industrial control systems and industrial internet of things
  • Responding to Risk and Audit items.
  • Capable of attending nominated Transgrid sites within the Greater Sydney Region



Recognition & Reward


In return for your hard work, we have numerous benefits and initiatives to support you personally and professionally including but not limited to private health insurance discount, motor vehicle lease plan, career development support, study assistance program and workplace flexibility.


Continue to make it happen for your career, and for the millions of Australians who rely on our services every day.



Who we are


At Transgrid, our work improves the lives of millions – from lighting up sports fields, schools and homes, to powering the wheels of commerce and everything else in between. Now it’s your turn to make it happen. 


This is an exciting time in the energy industry with the transition to renewable energy. Recent government policy documents outline plans to facilitate increasing transmission interconnection between states and development of renewable energy zones.



Applications close on Sunday 18 February 2024 



Please note, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, we will assess applications as they are received. We do not accept agency introductions as Transgrid operates a direct sourcing model. 


Transgrid is committed to Health and Safety, the Environment, Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity and Ethical Practices. All applicants are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to these areas

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Tags: DAST DevOps Firewalls Incident response Industrial Internet of Things ISMS ISO 27000 Pentesting PKI Risk assessment Risk management SIEM

Perks/benefits: Career development Fitness / gym Health care Team events

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: Australia
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