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PMC Analyst

NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS)
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Expressions of interest are invited for an Analyst within the Protective Security Branch of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service.

We are seeking a talented Analyst to join a specialised team to assist in the analysis of enterprise log data for anomalous behaviour to determine security threats to the business.

As part of this specialised team you will be working on interesting and unique projects and datasets, which you will find challenging and intellectually rewarding.

The role holder is responsible for: log analysis, enterprise monitoring for anomalous behaviour to detect insider threat, providing evidence to aid investigations, report writing, providing security requirements and responding to security incidents.

Enthusiasm and tenacity will be necessary as you undertake analysis and reporting in support of our customers.  Other skills and qualities we are looking for include:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Some knowledge of auditing and log analysis or an expressed interest.
  • Good communication skills with an ability to relate to a variety of people

 If you consider you have these attributes, please submit an expression of interest using the form available on the intranet.  You should include your reasons for applying and your experience and abilities against each of the core areas in the attached position description.

Salary range:

Level 1: $56,628 - $84,941

Level 2: $66,387 - $99,580

A position description can be found on our website


How to apply:

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to quoting reference number D2/18/35 in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to

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 high level 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.

Applications close: 20 June 2018.

The NZIC treats 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.

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