Senior Information Security Analyst

Use your technical expertise and experience in the fast-changing field of information security, shaping business decisions and processes for the bank.
Full Time, Permanent Role
Based in Auckland
Provide the business with in-depth expertise on all aspects of info security
Westpac is a strong and trusted brand in the New Zealand market.  We provide great, innovative banking products and continue to enhance our customers experience with next generation banking. 
About the role
As a Senior Information Security Analyst you will be a member of the Information Security Group within Westpac NZ Technology, working within an Agile environment to protect our customers and safeguard the bank.
Your primary focus will be to: 

  • Enable the evaluation of security products and implement into existing environments
  • Guide and influence the development, maintenance, and implementation of info security policies, processes, standards and guidelines
  • Administer and manage the delivery of the organisation’s information security controls and systems, including endpoint and data protection, network security controls, cloud security capabilities and security monitoring tools as part of a global information security capability
  • Advise on the development of control frameworks, secure systems, and networks to ensure Westpac continues to be protected against current and emerging threats
  • Consult with various stakeholders across the business as well as third party service providers
  • Manage cybersecurity events and incident response processes

What you’ll need to succeed:  

  • At least 3+ years’ experience in an info security, risk management or equivalent role
  • Excellent knowledge of information security best practices and guidelines
  • Technical expertise in information security systems (for example McAfee, Fire Eye, Blue Coat, Message Labs) and security operations
  • Experience handling security incidents
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Formal education or certification in info security is desirable

Due to the nature of this role you will at times need to be on-call and available 24/7 during those periods.
Why Westpac Technology?
Winner – Best ICT Team Culture at 2016 CIO Awards
We’re passionate about people and take pride in delivering great experiences that our customers love.
We are committed to building teams that reflect the diversity in our communities. From day one, we’ll invest in your growth and empower you to take ownership of your development.  You can also enrol in our industry-leading superannuation programme and fantastic staff banking package. 
Let’s go!
Apply with your CV and Cover Letter.  We’re also keen to have a chat with all shortlisted applicants about workplace flexibility. 
You can contact John Williams, Recruitment Consultant, at

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