Security Operations and Response Lead (Remote, AUS/NZ)


This is a hybrid role if you are located in Sydney OR a remote role if you are located outside of our Sydney Hub.

We’re a passionate team of brilliant achievers, and together we’re using technology to take the small business finance industry next level. Our mission is to keep small businesses moving – with smart cash flow solutions right when they need them. Supporting them through ups and downs. Making their lives easier. Helping them Prosper.

The role

Security at Prospa is about working towards a robust and effective security function to protect Prospa and its customers, whilst enabling the business to grow rapidly. As the Lead of the Operations and Response security team, you will lead day to day management of security operations, as well as, identify opportunities for improving the processes already in place, building new capabilities and responding to security incidents and alerts where required.

With the support of both a small internal team and a Managed Services Provider, you will and play an integral role in building a strong operations and monitoring capability with robust and consistent processes to ensure the timely detection and remediation of security issues. You will be versed in technical security tools, cloud technologies and take ownership of security operations responsibilities. The role will work closely with the IT team as well as stakeholders from across the business to ensure security controls are implemented and operating effectively.

What you will be doing

  • Lead the Operations and Response team to manage and maintain cyber security protection, identification, detection, response, and recovery services.
  • Investigate and respond to security incidents and perform root cause analysis and recommend improvements to optimise security incident management procedures.
  • Continually review and improve the security operations function by identifying requirements, developing skills, identifying techniques, and developing automation to mitigate security risks and incidents efficiently.
  • Develop and refine standard security dashboard reporting to regularly inform management on the current security state across the environment.
  • Contribute to various security projects and assist the Head of Cyber Security in delivering the Cyber Security roadmap according to timeframes and budget.

What you’ll need to succeed

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t check all boxes:

  • Experience leading, coaching and supporting a team of technical staff.
  • Relevant experience in security, preferably in a technical operations role.
  • Strong technical skills including networking, software engineering, systems engineering, penetration testing and security monitoring.
  • Experience with security technologies including SIEM, NGAV and CASB.
  • Experience in a cloud infrastructure environment – AWS or Azure, preferably with PaaS and Windows Operating Systems.
  • Solid experience with security incident response practice and processes.
  • Experience with common information security management frameworks, standards, principles, and processes (CIS, SANS, ISO, NIST etc).
  • Relevant security certifications (CISSP, GIAC, Security+, CEH, OSCP etc).
  • Exposure to threat intelligence capabilities and activities.
  • Experience in development, systems administration and/or IT operations.

Don’t let a confidence gap get in the way of submitting your application. We’d love to hear from you and see if this could be a great match.

What we offer

  • Work with the latest technologies in the market
  • Study allowance and paid learning days
  • Join a team of passionate, diverse and talented Engineers
  • Career development opportunities
  • Flexibility (remote work on offer)
  • Highly competitive incentive scheme
  • Volunteer leave & paid parental leave
  • Team and company wide social events
  • A chance to be a part of one of Australia’s fastest scaling tech organisations

Why Prospa?

We embrace diversity in our people and our thinking and provide a collaborative, inclusive, innovative and respectful environment. We celebrate who you are and actively provide our employees the same great experience we provide our customers.

It’s super exciting every day. Always moving. Always something new around the corner. And we’ve only just cracked the surface.

Open the door. Feel the buzz. Want in?