MDR Analyst

Melbourne, Australia


Melbourne, Australia


Security Services

Rapid7 Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is built from the ground up to bring driven and the passionate security talent face to face with emerging threats, practical challenges, and evil at scale. Our MDR service uses an impact-driven mindset to focus efforts on effective solutions, encouraging personal and technical innovation within the SOC. MDR provides 24/7/365 monitoring, threat hunting, incident response, and more with a focus on endpoint detection and behavioural intelligence.

About the Role:


Rapid7 is looking for security analysts to help us detect advanced threats and stop attackers in their tracks at our flagship SOC in Melbourne. MDR analysts are primarily focused on 24/7 SOC monitoring and real-time incident validation, threat hunting, and incident response.

Job Duties:

  • Deliver world-class threat detection services using traditional threat intelligence-based detection and user behaviour analytics

  • Work on shift as part of a threat detection team in the Rapid7 SOC

  • Conduct or assist with Rapid7 incident response investigations. 

  • Assist in capturing and deploying knowledge of attack methodologies

  • Drive research initiatives to further threat detection capabilities and brand reputation through media interaction, public speaking, and blogs

  • Provide continuous input to Rapid7 product development teams

Job Requirements:

  • Substantial Incident response, SOC, or threat hunting experience.
  • Capable of mentoring analysts at all levels, or otherwise enabling the process beyond individual contributions
  • Has performed the duties of Incident Manager for incident response engagements.
  • Can speak to the lifecycle of an incident and know exactly what artifacts to look for, where, and why at any stage
  • Technical SOC leadership experience
  • Deep experience in forensic artifacts
  • Broad view and understanding of a system's architecture and design from either a technical perspective or operational perspective (Built an ELK stack, or a team's SOPs)