Cyber Security Engineer

Applications Closed

Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

 About the role

A permanent opportunity has arisen within our Technology Team, based out of our Head Office in Tauranga. 

Working with the latest technologies, the Cyber Security System Engineer’s primary focus is to work with internal Craigs Investment Partners (CIP) teams and 3rd party specialist security service providers to monitor, detect and respond to events impacting the security of CIP. 

The primary responsibility of the Cyber Security Engineer is to ensure maximum protection and ultimately availability of ICT services to the business users, ensuring our software, hardware and related components are protected from cyber-attacks. They will also be responsible for the ongoing development of information security systems and procedures, analysing current systems for vulnerabilities, and handling any and all cyber-attacks in an efficient and effective manner.

The Cyber Security System Engineer will work closely with the other members of the Infrastructure and Service Delivery Team and overall Technology Department, supporting the administration, management, monitoring and compliance of information security policies and procedures, and reporting of all computing security issues within CIP. 

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
  • Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification (desirable)
  • Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) at start date (desirable)
  • 4+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Financial services experience (desirable)
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
  • Hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, FPC), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. Microsoft Sentinel, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic, Splunk)
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Problem solving skills and analytical skills


  • Permanent role
  • Full time hours
  • Flexible work options 
  • Central Tauranga location
  • Additional weeks leave (conditions apply)

About the Company

Craigs Investment Partners (CIP) is a multi award winning investment advisory firm which is one of the largest in New Zealand. With 19 offices located throughout the country and over 600 employees, CIP offers solutions and advice to both private investors, corporate and institutional clients.

How to apply

If you are interested in the role, please submit your application online now.