Associate SOC Analyst

Australia - Melbourne


Australia - Melbourne


Customer Success & Support, Information Technology

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. This is a private industry position and does not require any level of government security clearance. 

Job Duties:

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


  • Problem solving, critical thinking, and ingenuity.

  • A serious passion for cybersecurity 

  • A thirst for knowledge that can never be sated

  • Willingness to work on a shift schedule, including nights and weekends

  • Preferred

  • Scripting/coding ability

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