First listed on: 02 July 2024

Cyber Defence Analyst


Why work for Cenitex 

Cenitex supports a modern, agile and productive public sector, and is driven by the Government’s commitment to a digital Victoria and better outcomes for the community. Cenitex’s purpose is to be the Victorian Government’s trusted IT Partner. We know uniting the best technology and the brightest individuals is the key to our success and we know it is our people who bring our values to life and contribute to the success of our customers, organisation and their colleagues. 

Our People promise is that we treat our employees as people, not workers. We provide an exceptional life experience, and we focus on the feelings, not just the features that match employee needs. We do this by providing deeper connections, having a shared purpose, an inclusive environment, providing interesting work and allowing flexibility. 

Culture and Benefits 

Cenitex provides employees with essential support through all that life presents and want our employees to bring their whole selves to work. We encourage and support professional development and offer a flexible working environment with a focus on employee work-life balance. Here’s a taste of what’s on offer:  

  • Flexibility - spans where, when and how we work best  
  • Hybrid working - offers employees to work remotely 3 days a week, however it all starts with a conversation and from a place of flexibility 
  • Employee discounts - up to 10% across 500 retailers 
  • Automatic salary increases  
  • Centrally located - state-of-the-art offices and end of trip facilities in the heart of CBD 
  • Inclusive parental and carers leave entitlements.

We are proudly a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for all women and strongly encourage women to apply to the role. 

About the role

If you are Security Analyst who has who has knowledge on areas like malware, intrusion detection and prevention, network security, endpoint protection, security incident response, vulnerability management. If these words excite you, then you may be the person we are looking for!

As a Security Analyst, you will be working in a diverse and multi-disciplinary team who will support day to day operational security to customers and internal staff in conjunction with our vendors and partners. This position is required to be available for core business and after-hours support as required.

Job Requirements

  • Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems, and open-source security software
  • Any experience in scripting and automation would be preferred.
  • Experience with logging, monitoring, vulnerability scanning, packet analysis tools, networking, intrusion detection and prevention systems, web proxies, email filters, endpoint security, multifactor authentication, and PKI
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills with a strong customer focus
  • A high level of organisational skills with an ability to work autonomously within a team

Successful applicant will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with SOC to identify threats and investigate incidents
  • Support technical incident response activities when incidents are detected, either by our SOC or raised by our clients
  • Perform vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments
  • Manage and administer our core Security controls and systems
  • Keep our documentation updated

If you don't match the experience above 100%, that’s ok! Please still put your application through. If this is not the role for you, please create a profile to join our talent community using 

For more information about the role and the numerous employee benefits, check out the Position Description and Life at Cenitex document by clicking the “Apply Now” button.  

Watch some great videos of our staff on our careers page to get a better idea of what it could be like to be a part of the Cenitex team. 

Our Commitment to Diversity  

Cenitex is proud of its diverse group of employees with a unique mix of skills and talent. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our workforce capability and culture in delivering outstanding technology services and solutions for our customers. We embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion, and sexual orientation.  

Cenitex is an equal opportunity employer. We highly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. 

To apply 

Cenitex is a fast-moving organisation with lots to deliver - so we may not always wait until the job ad expires before reviewing applicants. As a result, you should submit your application as soon as possible. 

To apply, simply complete an application through our LiveHire system.  

Note: applicants are not required to provide a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria. You may also be required to complete a video introduction as part of the recruitment process.  

We’re committed to being inclusive when we hire people and understand that adjustments are sometimes needed. If you require adjustments to complete your application, assessment task or interview it is important you let us know so we can support you. You will not be disadvantaged if you request adjustments. We want all applicants to perform at their best and compete with other applicants equally. 

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