- Do you want to become one of the good guys in the fight against advanced cyber security threats?
- Do you have an interest or expertise in host or network level forensics, reverse engineering, or malware analysis?
- Do you have an investigative mind and enjoy solving complex analytical challenges?
If so, then you can make a real difference to the security and wellbeing of New Zealand.
We are looking for people to join us as Incident Responders. Whether you are early in your career, or an industry expert, we want to hear from you.
We are defending New Zealand from the most serious and complicated cyber-attacks out there. Our foreign adversaries are often well-resourced, highly skilled, and good at concealment. We need to be constantly aware of who the real adversary might be, what their objectives and targets are, and how best to uncover their trail and defeat them.
Working in a talented team of cyber security professionals, you will be investigating sophisticated cyber intrusions and working with a diverse customer set across both the public and private sectors. You will be working with exciting technologies to solve challenging analytical and technical problems on unique datasets that you wouldn’t have the opportunity to do anywhere else.
First and foremost, we are seeking candidates that are knowledgeable and passionate about information technology with a strong desire to learn and specialise in incident response. In addition we are looking for candidates with one or more of the following:
- Knowledge and experience with digital/computer forensics, or incident response.
- Familiarity with forensic tools, for example: EnCase, X-Ways or SANS SIFT.
- Experience with malware analysis or reverse engineering.
- Programming / scripting experience.
One or more of the following technical certifications is desirable:
- GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
- GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
- GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)
- EnCECFCE, or equivalent certifications in these areas.
We are looking for someone self-motivated, resourceful, innovative and with an ability to think outside of the box. You will be comfortable working independently or as part of a team. you will also have the ability to demonstrate sound judgement, be able to embrace a busy environment, manage your workload and work effectively to deadlines. If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you.
Apply today, and kick start a meaningful career with the GCSB.
We will offer you the opportunity to keep up to date with the latest developments in the cyber security world. There is a defined career path within the team and we will dedicate significant investment into your professional development. You will also enjoy subsidised healthcare and an on-site gym.
Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference number C2/17/41 in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.
Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to email@example.com
Applications close 14 June 2017.
Please note: To be eligible for employment within the NZIC you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years. Alternatively you must hold NZ Permanent Residence or hold a current NZ Residency Class Visa and have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years.
You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Special (TSS) security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.
We treat all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.