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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Cyber Security Analyst

At SBS, we embrace difference, and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.  

We also acknowledge the unique contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples make to our society and our workplace through their enduring and continued connection to land, sea, sky, and community.  

About Us  

SBS is one of the world's most unique and innovative media organisations, producing trusted, meaningful, and engaging content that exists for all Australians to inspire, support, and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society.    

Our purpose, for the last 40 years, has reflected and explored the evolving diversity of Australia, investing in initiatives to deepen its connections with communities, sharing their stories and giving a voice to those often unheard, with the aim of increasing understanding and respect of the differences that make up Australia.   

SBS is a truly distinctive network, showcasing multicultural, multilingual and First Nations stories otherwise untold in the Australian media. 

The Role 

  • The primary purpose of the Cyber Security Analyst is to provide cyber security, assess risk and provide technical expertise to support SBS’s cyber security.     
  • This role will work have you working alongside an experienced team of cyber security professionals and include performing a wide range of responsibilities which include threat and vulnerability management, SIEM operation, incident response, and cyber security risk assessment.      
  • Fostering security awareness and supporting initiatives to improve SBS’s security maturity is also an essential part of the role. 

It is a requirement of this role that incumbents are fully vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 vaccination in line with the ATAGI guidelines which include booster shots. We do however have a medical exemption process and we would be happy to discuss your application should this be applicable to you.

About You 

  • Experience in Cyber Security or a related role, having exposure to Cyber Security within the media industry would be a significant advantage.  
  • A passion for Cyber Security and Threat intelligence with an ability to assess a situation using multiple data sources and to make a judgement on how to best proceed.
  • Good communication skills and feel comfortable talking to groups of people to present on topics related to Cyber Security.   

The core skills required to excel in this role are: 

  • Familiar with the cloud computing (Azure, AWS, etc), networking, firewall, and ITSM concepts 
  • Knowledge of standards and frameworks including, NIST, ASD Essential 8 
  • Experience working with Linux and/or Unix based systems as well as Microsoft Windows operating systems 
  • Desire to be a hands-on technologist 
  • Knowledge of Data Loss Prevention, Endpoint Protection, SIEM solutions 
  • Good understanding of access control, security protocols, vulnerability management, incident, and event management 
  • Be willing to work flexibly in response to cyber incidents 
  • University degree or equivalent IT certification or qualification 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Active Directory and Azure Active Directory 

The following are some desirables we are also seeking: 

  • Exposure to MITRE ATT&CK Framework and cyber kill-chain 
  • Ability to understand various scripting languages such as Python 
  • Skills or experience with tools or techniques used in digital forensics and/or threat hunting 
  • Experience with tools such as CrowdStrike, Carbon Black, Zimmerman Tools, Velociraptor and Tenable 
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Splunk and Microsoft Windows Active Directory and Azure Active Directory 

Some of the reasons to consider working with us  

  • The people! We truly celebrate and welcome difference at SBS and encourage everyone to bring their whole self to work, you’ll be part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!  
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce! SBS is ranked in the top 25% of all media companies for employee engagement  
  • We offer a range of benefits; from flexible work arrangements, health checks, salary packaging, an employee assistance program and free gym membership. 
  • We’re agile and innovative in the way we work, as well as being a trusted and established brand. At SBS we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and our future is packed with many more exciting developments!  
  • We also love to promote from within! We have allocated training funds to do just that and help bridge the gaps when moving from role to role. 

Want to learn more? Then hit apply and take the first step to applying not just for another job but a possible whole new career in a purpose led organisation!  

Not quite the right role for you? No problem, how about popping your details into our talent pool? Email us at to let us know what roles would be of interest to you and we will keep you informed of when they arise! (If you no longer want to be listed in our talent pool, then just email us and let us know and we will remove your detail).  

For other opportunities within our organisation please visit our careers website SBS Careers - Working at SBS  

Reasonable adjustments   

SBS recognises that everyone is unique, and you might require some adjustments to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and put your skills forward for consideration. If we can make some adjustments to the SBS recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, then please contact and let us know.   

Adjustments may include but are not limited to; alternative application methods, interview setups, physical requirements, guidance for trans or gender diverse applicants, specific interview availability times and more.   

We are shortlisting applications as they come in, so don’t delay apply today!    

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