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Lead Security Analyst

Apply now Job no: OCREQ0025165
Employment type: Full Time
Location: Canberra, Brisbane, Perth
Categories: Cyber Security

About the role:

Kinetic IT are currently looking for a Lead Security Analyst to join our SOC team on a full-time permanent basis. The Lead Security Analysts will also work closely with technical teams and our lead security engineer to improve and align the services which our SOC offers to our customers. Customer engagement and service is important as the Lead Analyst will prepare and present regular reports on security incidents, trends and overall security posture to SOC management and clients during operational monthly meetings. The long-term goal for this role will be to bolster our SOC services and provide fantastic mentoring to junior and other analysts within the team.

If you were here today! you’ll have:

  • Demonstrated experience in SOC Leadership Role 
  • Experience with two or more: Crowdstrike, Log Rhythm, Fortinet, Sentinal, Azure, Lighthouse.
  • Certified in two or more: CISSP, CompTIA Security+, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Cloud Security Engineer (CCSE).

Your duties and accountabilities in this role include:

  • Demonstrating leadership capabilities and Professional Development for a SOC team.
  • Evaluate and recommend security tools and technologies to enhance SOC capabilities.
  • Working with the platform support engineers and SOC Solution Lead to align and drive the SOC Roadmap
  • Support a growth mindset within the SOC Analyst team and adopt mature ways of working to establish improvement across the SOC services including Threat Intelligence and Threat Hunting.
  • Provide overall ownership of the SIEM and associated improvement activities.
  • Ensure that SOC operations comply with relevant regulations, standards, and best practices.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve SOC processes and procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. and work with the Service Management team to identify improvements to process and governance.
  • Uplift the Knowledgebase with the SOC Analysts to improve Playbooks and Use cases.
  • Develop and implement strategies to mitigate identified risks and enhance overall security posture for the SOC and our clients.
  • Prepare and present regular reports on security incidents, trends, and the overall security posture to SOC management and clients during Operational monthly meetings.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and stakeholders to provide updates and recommendations on security matters.
  • Stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity threats, trends, and attack techniques to inform the SOC's defensive strategies.

Note: There is the potential to develop a person who has experience and qualifications outside of specific SOC Analyst experience. Critical to the team is the ability to take on a leadership role within the SOC and engage with clients at a mature tactical level. Please feel free to apply if this position is interesting to you and you have experience within the Cyber landscape in an adjacent role with similar expertise.

About Kinetic IT:

We are recognised market leaders in the delivery of high-quality technology solutions to large public, private, and government organisations. As an Australian-owned company, we take a lot of pride in delivering exceptional service that exceeds our customers’ expectations and positively contributing to our industry and community.  We hire for the long term and have a strong focus on training and developing our employees.  Everyday our 1,400+ amazing crew come to Kinetic IT not just to work but be challenged, grow and be part of something bigger.

The Kinetic IT Difference:

Kinetic IT recognises the experience and performance of our crew is intricately bound to the achievement of enduring organisational success.  We provide opportunities for growth and development and recognising both individual and teamwork contribution to achieving our company’s goals. We seek to promote fair, competitive, and equitable reward and recognition practices which fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace. As a Kinetic IT crew member, you will enjoy:

  • An organisation that provides continuous growth through supporting your certification aspirations and taking on new roles internally. 
  • Paid parental leave, flexible working and other benefits tailored to your individual circumstances.
  • A friendly and all-inclusive organisational culture.

How to apply:

First, check out our website If you like what you see then, Click the ‘Apply Now’ button. You can also send your CV direct to on and quote: OCREQ0025165

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