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IT Security Analyst 1 / Analyste en scurit des TI 1 (12647)

Ottawa, ON
Position overview

As a Security Consultant on the 24/7 Security Monitoring Team - the peacekeepers of our security environment – you are ahead of the curve. With your investigative mind you thrive on identifying, assessing, qualifying and escalating events, or security incidents that could potentially impact our customers’ complex environments, applications and infrastructures. You aren’t afraid to dive in, communicate your findings and make recommendations in an effective and timely matter.

By enhancing your systems administration, application development, and IT security controls experience, this role will provide you the opportunity to develop into a fully competent cybersecurity professional in areas of security analytics, incident response, risk management and SIEM technologies.

Note: Candidates must be available for 24/7 shifts, speak/write fluently in French/English and hold or be capable of obtaining a Level II security clearance (Government of Canada Public Works, secret level).

Responsibilities:
  • Provide analysis and trends of security data as part of the 24x7 Security Monitoring team via SIEM technologies.
  • Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorized or illegal activity
  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends
  • Work with both internal and external clients to mitigate cyber risk and threats
  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies in work process
  • Participate in team problem solving efforts and offer ideas to solve client issues
  • Conduct relevant research, data analysis, and create reports
  • Perform cyber security data analyst activities
  • Work directly with software developers and cyber security engineers

Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Bilingual: Fluent in English and French (excellent written, comprehension and verbal skills in both languages)
  • Organized Self-Starter:
  • Excellent time management, communication, decision-making, analytical and organizational skills
  • Able to work on multiple activities concurrently, manage time effectively, and able to work with minimal supervision in the execution of daily tasks
  • Collaborative communicator: Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Lifelong learner:
  • Passionate about Information Security and have the enthusiasm and curiosity to learn new things
  • Passionate about administrating systems, application development, network technologies and protocols and IT security controls and technologies
  • Willing to attain and maintain relevant technical and/or security certifications needed for the role
  • Energetic team member: comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
  • Trusted Security Professional: Unquestioned integrity and personal ethics; willingness to provide feedback in challenging situations
Required Professional Designation/Certification:
• College or university degree in Information Technology - Security, Computer Science, Engineering or similar disciplines

Required Experience:
  • Experience and or in-debt knowledge of the following domains:
  • Hands on experience with SIEM technologies
  • Understanding of the TCP/IP model
  • CyberSecurity Monitoring
  • CyberSecurity Incident response and network reconnaissance
  • Engineering or Computer Science related projects
  • Software or application development
  • Hands-on Information Technology support role: Systems Administration, Networking or Customer Support
  • Good understanding of Unix/Linux, Windows and virtual systems
  • Experience working several projects at one time

Assets:
• Experience with Intrusion Detection or Prevention Systems
• Understanding of Information Security best practices and standards
• Technical knowledge of enterprise security tools and concepts
• Security+ Certification
• Hands-on threat hunting experience
• Strong knowledge of current trends associated with threats, vulnerabilities and exploits

Nice to have skills:
: 1. SIEM experience 2. Security experience 3. Networking 
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