Security Analyst

  • Luno
  • Multiple
  • Jun 15, 2022
Full time Finance

Job Description

About the team: 

Luno's Cyber Defence team utilises industry leading security tools and platforms to move fast, be agile and dynamic to protect Luno against security threats globally. Our mission is to operate a leading cyber defence program.

The role in a nutshell:

As a Security Analyst, you will be responsible for evaluating and strengthening Luno’s defensive security controls by 

  1. Continuously assessing them for vulnerabilities to prevent hacking attempts and to ensure an overall strong security posture. 
  2. Responding to incidents reported to/in the SOC (Security Operations Center)

You will further assist the team in implementing, operating and monitoring technologies such as IDS (Intrusion Detection System) / IPS (Intrusion Prevention System) / Incident Management / Antivirus Platforms  and similar technologies as well as respond to any incidents or alerts that these platforms produce. 

Your mission will be:

  • Carrying out endpoint, application and other relevant security related audits in accordance to the company vulnerability and threat management framework and organisational requirements.
  • Maintain and develop endpoint security policies through Luno’s MDM solution.
  • Ability to configure and maintain EDR solutions.
  • Identify, and successfully troubleshoot and resolve Malware related incidents.
  • Develop or recommend mitigating controls to reported cyber related incidents.
  • Keep up to date with latest vulnerabilities and cyber attacks against technologies used by the company.
  • Analyse the risks in accordance with the risk management framework of the company and communicate with the risk management team.
  • Independently own, manage and execute security projects.
  • Configure and maintain SIEM solutions.
  • Respond to incidents detected within the SOC (Security Operation Center) and collaborate with engineers for remediation.
  • Develop and maintain audit checklists for remediated risks to ensure auditors can continuously monitor compliance and residual risk.
  • Report findings to the Information Cyber Defence Manager.
  • Recommend actionable security improvements to Luno’s defences.
  • Stay abreast with industry best practice's such as ISO27001, NIST, CIS benchmarking.
  • Lodge vulnerability findings with relevant teams that get reported into the vulnerability disclosure program.
  • Actively engage with teams to provide solutions that ensure Luno’s security posture is maintained or enhanced.                                                                                           

A little about you:

  • Proficient with Linux operating systems
  • Networking protocols and analysis
  • Scripting
  • Working knowledge and experience with: 
    • Antivirus software and EDR solutions
    • Intrusion Detections Platforms
    • Intrusion Prevention Platforms
    • Security Information and Event Management platforms
  • Implementing industry cybersecurity frameworks
  • Strong analytical skills

Life at Luno:

  • Forward-thinking and ambitious team that values diversity, hard work, and the continuous quest for excellence.
  • Remote but reachable work policy gives you the freedom to choose between working from home or the office.
  • Improve body and mind, with excellent private medical insurance. 
  • Free training courses on Udemy and CodeAcademy.
  • Generous maternity / paternity and even paw-ternity for your furry friend.
  • Annual Inspiration Day.
  • A collaborative, friendly work community, with regular social events and virtual cooking, dancing, drawing and house planting classes hosted by our Lunauts. 
  • Free lunch and snacks.
  • Free access to Headspace – a full library of guided meditations, sleep stories, and music.
  • 0 fees with Luno from the day you start.*

*Offer only available on Luno Instant Buy, not Luno Exchange

About us:

Luno makes it simple to buy, store and explore crypto. More than 10 million people have chosen to invest in crypto with Luno using our platform, which is available on Apple, Android and as a desktop experience. We’ve enabled over $52bn of transactions and we securely store over $1bn for our customers around the world.

Our mission is to put the power of crypto in everyone's hands because we believe that giving people access to a robust and fair financial system is a basic human right. We are with customers at every step of their investment journey with clear, jargon-free information and an easy-to-use app experience that helps people get started from as little as $10.

In order to make crypto accessible to everyone, everywhere, we’re on the ground in more than 40 markets across North America, Africa, Asia and Europe. We are registered with all local financial intelligence authorities and proud of our strong Anti Money Laundry measures and world-leading compliance teams. All the crypto we store for our customers is regularly verified by independent auditors.  Luno is the trusted guide that will bring crypto to over 1 billion people by 2030.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not negatively discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.