Associate SOC Analyst

Australia - Melbourne


Australia - Melbourne


Information Security, Security Services

About the MDR Team

Rapid7 Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is built from the ground up to bring motivated 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 behavioral intelligence.

Who We Are

Rapid7 helps organizations around the globe advance securely. Our technology, services, and community-focused research simplify complexity for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. With more than 9,000 customers across 120 countries, Rapid7 is a recognized innovator in cybersecurity that has proudly earned numerous industry accolades and wide recognition for our technology and culture.

A Day in the Life

Most days for an Associate SOC Analyst will consist of reviewing alert data to identify evil activity in customer environments.  In these roles you will be empowered to steer investigations. Investigations include everything from evidence acquisition and analysis to figure out how the intrusion began to identifying any malicious or unexpected activity related to the event.  Based on this investigation you will be responsible for writing a Findings Report which includes your technical analysis, documented findings and remediation recommendations for customers. Your colleague, a Customer Advisor, will be responsible for direct communication with the customer.  You will have fellow analysts who will be ready to help you if you encounter a problem or have a question, including Senior and Lead Analysts. 

Job Duties

  • Problem solving, critical thinking, and ingenuity.

  • Willingness to work on a shift schedule, including evenings and a Saturday or Sunday

  • The Rapid7 MDR SOC has a shift rotation which requires associate analysts to work full time on a 4:3 shift basis.

  • A keen curiosity and excitement to learn

  • A passion for cybersecurity 


  • Participated and succeeded in CTFs, HTB, Rastalabs, Pentesting with Kali Labs

  • Scripting/coding ability

  • Strong passion to learn and develop in a security role