Cybersecurity - Solutions Specialist | New Zealand

Auckland, Auckland, New ZealandAucklandAuckland RegionNew ZealandOceaniaApril 1, 2023

Our Purpose

At Datacom we connect people and technology to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for our customers and the communities we live in. Our Cyber Security Platforms & Solutions Team help our clients to navigate and take control of digital disruption for their businesses across New Zealand and Australia, by building, maintaining and enhancing the platforms and solutions our Security Operations Centre use to keep them protected.

This is an exciting time of growth, and our team need to expand to meet the increased demand and activity. We are looking for a person with a passion for Cyber Security to join us, offering you the chance to boost your career with excellent development opportunities, particularly in the Microsoft Security Suite.

About the Role:

Our continual expansion in the industry means that we have an exciting pipeline ahead, opening the door to work with the latest Cyber Security technologies, supporting best of breed solutions. You will be working within a team of passionate, innovative and engaging people who focus on building, delivering and supporting the latest Microsoft security solutions for our clients.

What You’ll Do:

You will help develop, manage and maintain our growing portfolio of service offerings based on Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure Security solutions.

You will work with new and existing Managed Service customers to deliver security posture outcomes, using the Microsoft Security – Sentinel & Defender product suite.

Role Scope Will Include:

  • Deliver a Microsoft XDR solution to our customers
  • Manage Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE), Microsoft Defender for O365 (MDO), Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps (MDA), Microsoft Defender for Cloud (MDC), Microsoft Defender for Identity (MDI), Microsoft Sentinel
  • Security baseline development and deployment
  • Maintain Microsoft Security product knowledge
  • Test M365 Security and Azure Security solutions
  • Process optimization and technical standardization
  • Develop Playbooks
  • Reporting & Analysis
  • Maintain relationships with stakeholders

The Person

You will be an enthusiastic team player who understands what needs to be done to provide outstanding service to our clients. Ideally you will have some experience with the Microsoft Security Suite, however, Engineers/System Administrators with strong Microsoft infrastructure and application management skills should apply.

You’ll have:

  • An understanding of Cybersecurity in an Operational or Professional Services environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Operational experience, Server & Infrastructure
  • Desktop Management and Support, focus on Microsoft Operating systems, User and Resource Management with AD & ADD, MECM/Intune.
  • Monitoring and Alerting Management, Central logging, Security tool configuration and management.
  • Event Management and Response experience.
  • Platform and Application Management - experience managing and maintaining business critical systems in a production environment using ITIL Processes.
  • Experience in Microsoft O365 Management
  • Experience in scripting, minimum PowerShell, Azure Logic Apps (Desirable)

Desirable Certifications include:

o MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration o AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies o SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst

If these are not possessed, you will be supported to achieve them.

To join our team, you’ll firstly need to be a team player with a collaborative working style who communicates openly and honestly; a Can-Do Attitude is essential. Secondly, you’ll be technically strong and have the right attitude towards professional development. You will lead by example and guide your less experienced peers in delivering first class service for Datacom’s customers.

What You’ll Get:

SALARY - A competitive salary package with annual performance reviews

BENEFITS - Extensive benefits including comprehensive wellness cover and access to services, such as free Medical, Life, Terminal Illness and Income Protection Insurance. Free access to: Financial Coaching, Wellbeing Coaching, Counselling, Legal Consultation etc. Discounts from leading suppliers i.e. Samsung, PBTech, Ingram Micro

DEVELOPMENT - A strong focus and dedication towards employee development. You will have access to online training portals, inhouse courses, vendor courses and support to complete industry certifications, with financial recognition for achievements.

OPPORTUNITIES - Excellent long-term opportunities to progress within a large scale, globally respected, IT organisation.

FLEXIBILITY - A supportive and flexible working environment in modern workplaces with a 37.5 hour working week. We support hybrid working from home and our offices.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, to join a caring and supportive team with a varied customer base, this could be your ideal role.


Due to the nature of our clients, this role will require that you can pass New Zealand security clearance. You must hold either Permanent Residence/Citizenship and have been in New Zealand or its 5eyes counterparts at least 2 years.

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