Information Security Operations Specialist

Melbourne, VIC


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At HESTA we’re a leading national superannuation fund dedicated to people working in health and community services – a growing sector of ordinary people doing extraordinary things, day in day out, right across Australia.

More than 1 million Australians trust HESTA with their money. So together, we invest billions of their savings globally, striving to generate strong investment returns and make a real difference to their financial futures. Our focus is on helping our members enjoy the retirement they’ve worked hard for.  
The opportunity – ‘Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life’ 
Our business is rapidly transforming, and our information security capability is growing.  
We’re looking for an exceptional Information Security Operations Specialist to be a key member of the HESTA’s Information Security team!
You will play a vital part in leading HESTA’s security incident response capability and help identify and reduce security risks in our environment, collaborating with other others to resolve incidents as quickly as possible.

In this business-critical role, you will have responsibility for the day-to-day response to alerts and intelligence for defending our organisation from attacks, attackers, and weaknesses. The role reports into the Information Security Operations Manager and provides technical input into business planning, incidents, and issues, including conducting research on new threats. This role also supports the relationship with Managed Security Service Providers across both escalations and security incidents.
About you
Your influencing skills and ability to effectively communicate information security concerns to our business peers whilst supporting the implementation of our evolving security strategy will be valued and be matched by your colleagues within the Information Security team. You will be a technically minded and skilled Information Security practitioner who has had exposure to security operations, ideally having prior experiences as a security analyst or engineer. You will have input into HESTA’s security operations and your valued input will drive our security tools to be appropriately configured and operating effectively for us to respond to internal and external threats.


What’s in it for you?


We will leave all the ‘work you’ll be doing’ stuff in the PD but here’s a few things that you’ll get to enjoy working at HESTA:


  • Your leave and time off matters, up to 6 days paid volunteer leave, up to an additional 5 days of leave over the end of year and new year period, access your LSL after 3 years!  Take AL at half pay, and purchase up to 2 weeks additional leave 
  • Your professional development matters, up to $5k per year professional development and up to 8 days professional development leave, HESTA scholarships and free access to a range of premium learning tools
  • Your health and wellbeing matters, free annual flu shots and skin checks, incredible social events throughout the year and a comprehensive employee assistance program available 24/7
  • Your financial wellbeing matters, 15% super, financial planning support, end of year payment for all Enterprise Agreement-covered employees, incentivised Employee Referral Program and novated lease options 


HESTA is a great place to work but don’t take our word for it, we were named (again!) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2022. 

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures and abilities. We welcome and support applications from First Nations people, physically, neuro or culturally diverse, LGBTQI+, and people of any age.

We want all candidates to feel safe, included and provided with the best opportunity to thrive, if you require reasonable adjustments during your application or throughout the recruitment process, please reach out to a member of the Talent team and we’ll call you to discuss. 
We’ll close applications when we find the right person, so get in quick before you miss this opportunity.
Please note: Applications via recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.

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Tags: Incident response Security strategy Strategy

Perks/benefits: Career development Team events

Regions: Asia/Pacific Europe
Country: Australia
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