Associate IT Security Specialist at Waddle

Security, Permanent, Melbourne, AU melbourne full-time
Posted 29 days ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

As the Associate IT Security Specialist you will work within the Xero Internal IT Team to ensure all cloud and internal systems are secure and protected. You will act as the Security Evangelist within the Internal IT Team to lead, monitor, review and implement security related initiatives. You will work to keep our processes and technology updated and compliant with industry standards whilst working with the wider Xero Product Security team and Security Risk team to keep informed of all security related activities within Internal IT and wider Xero.

What you'll do:

  • Provide essential support for incoming ticket escalations and security incidents
  • Gain exposure to our security suite including Firewalls and DLP
  • Monitor critical vulnerabilities and security threats and provide awareness for patch recommendations for all cloud and internal assets (systems, networks, software, e-mail)
  • Constantly monitor for gaps in internal security, identify risks and develop mitigation steps with guidance from other more senior members in your team
  • Work with Internal IT teams to prioritise and implement these security initiatives
  • Assist with network administration and maintenance as and when required 
  • Manage major security incidents with the product security team to develop a consistent process and quick resolutions
  • Assist our Workplace Experience (Facilities) team on aspects of physical security as and when required
  • Give input and direction into project work when required
  • Manage relationships with vendors and 3rd parties
  • What you'll bring with you:

  • A Computer Science degree, or demonstrated  experience in a Senior IT Support or security focused role
  • Operational experience in an internalIT team in a large corporate environment
  • Knowledge of DFIR (Digital Forensics and Incident Response)
  • Knowledge of SIEM (SecurityInformation and Event Management)systems and log analysis
  • Understanding of creating and maintaining CSIRP’s (Cyber SecurityIncident Response Plans)
  • Experience in cloud delivered technologies such as Google and Office 365
  • Our Values:

  • #Challenge: Xeros dream big, lead and embrace change
  • #Beautiful: Xeros create experiences that people love
  • #Team: Xeros are awesome team players
  • #Ownership: Xeros deliver on our commitments
  • #Human: Xeros are authentic, inclusive and really care
  • Why Xero?

    At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  

    Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.

    Xero strongly encourages employees and contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work from a Xero office, or engage in any face-to-face Xero business.  Xero will work with anyone who is not vaccinated, or prefers not to disclose their vaccination status, to determine what reasonable accommodations can be provided to ensure their role can be performed safely.