Cybersecurity Engineer – SOC


There’s never been a better time to be at AGL

It’s an extraordinary time for the energy sector. A time of complex challenges and unprecedented opportunities.

At AGL we have the scale, resources and ambition to take the lead and make real the possibilities the future holds. We’re renewing and expanding our portfolio of sources and products to make them more sustainable, reliable, affordable and useful for all Australians.

That’s what we call progress. To achieve it, we’re bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent – and we need yours too.

At AGL, we believe progress is powered by our people. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and help bring progress to life.

About the Role

Permanent opportunity to join the SOC team. Be responsible to detect and remediate IT threats. As a key member of SOC team, you will act as a subject matter expert for all aspects around the security tools.

This role can be based out of our Perth or Melbourne office.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Responsible for the detection, mitigation, analysis and first response to security alerts
  • Delivery of hunting, threat intelligence and automation/orchestration initiatives
  • Design develop and tune security alerts from key security tools
  • Investigate alerts from tools (including implementing new detections or mitigations) and be a key contributor to major incidents
  • Curate threat intelligence and respond to threat intelligence sourced alerts
  • Develop, configure and test new policy in the platform for the ongoing management of security alerting
  • Support junior analysts though training and sharing expertise and knowledge

About You

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Extensive experience as a SOC security specialist large enterprise (energy industry preferably)
  • In-depth knowledge of security concepts such as cyber-attacks and techniques, threat vectors, risk management, incident management etc
  • Must have working knowledge of TCP/IP stack and Networking Stack and Security knowledge of Windows / Linux & Unix platforms
  • Must have experience working on Splunk
  • Knowledge of security tools and logs in order to ingest in Splunk and create analytics for value driven security management
  • Security certifications: CISSP, CEH, OSCP, GCIH or equivalent advantageous

About Us

Proudly Australian for more than 180 years, AGL operates a diverse generation portfolio supplying energy to 3.7 million customer accounts. We have a passionate belief in progress and a relentless determination to make things better for our communities, customers, employees, the Australian economy and our planet.

Our goal is to make energy simple, fair and transparent and we’re continuing to innovate to enhance the lives of Australians now and into the future. It’s an extraordinary time for the energy sector and we need extraordinary people to meet the challenges. We’re bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent – and we need yours too. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and together we’ll bring progress to life.

At AGL, we’re committed to diversity and inclusion, so we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

Click the “Apply” button to submit your application.


There’s never been a better time to be at AGL

It’s an extraordinary time for the energy sector. A time of complex challenges and unprecedented opportunities.

At AGL we have the scale, resources and ambition to take the lead and make real the possibilities the future holds. We’re renewing and expanding our portfolio of sources and products to make them more sustainable, reliable, affordable and useful for all Australians.

That’s what we call progress. To achieve it, we’re bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent – and we need yours too.

At AGL, we believe progress is powered by our people. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and help bring progress to life.

About the Role

Permanent opportunity to join the SOC team. Be responsible to detect and remediate IT threats. As a key member of SOC team, you will act as a subject matter expert for all aspects around the security tools.

This role can be based out of our Perth or Melbourne office.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Responsible for the detection, mitigation, analysis and first response to security alerts
  • Delivery of hunting, threat intelligence and automation/orchestration initiatives
  • Design develop and tune security alerts from key security tools
  • Investigate alerts from tools (including implementing new detections or mitigations) and be a key contributor to major incidents
  • Curate threat intelligence and respond to threat intelligence sourced alerts
  • Develop, configure and test new policy in the platform for the ongoing management of security alerting
  • Support junior analysts though training and sharing expertise and knowledge

About You

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Extensive experience as a SOC security specialist large enterprise (energy industry preferably)
  • In-depth knowledge of security concepts such as cyber-attacks and techniques, threat vectors, risk management, incident management etc
  • Must have working knowledge of TCP/IP stack and Networking Stack and Security knowledge of Windows / Linux & Unix platforms
  • Must have experience working on Splunk
  • Knowledge of security tools and logs in order to ingest in Splunk and create analytics for value driven security management
  • Security certifications: CISSP, CEH, OSCP, GCIH or equivalent advantageous

About Us

Proudly Australian for more than 180 years, AGL operates a diverse generation portfolio supplying energy to 3.7 million customer accounts. We have a passionate belief in progress and a relentless determination to make things better for our communities, customers, employees, the Australian economy and our planet.

Our goal is to make energy simple, fair and transparent and we’re continuing to innovate to enhance the lives of Australians now and into the future. It’s an extraordinary time for the energy sector and we need extraordinary people to meet the challenges. We’re bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent – and we need yours too. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and together we’ll bring progress to life.

At AGL, we’re committed to diversity and inclusion, so we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

Click the “Apply” button to submit your application.

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