IT Security Analyst 1 / Analyste en sécurité des TI 1 (11564)

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 07-03-2018

This role provides you the opportunity to develop into a fully competent security professional in areas of security analytics, incident response, risk management and SIEM technologies. 

  • You’ll have the ability to identify, assess, qualify and escalate events, or incidents that could potentially impact our customers’ complex environments, applications and infrastructures. 
  • Communicate your findings and make recommendations in an effective and timely matter. 
  • Develop, automate and execute service reports and deliverables. 
  • Contribute to the service growth and maturity, identifying areas of improvement and engaging in implementation projects. 
  • Security Incident Response 
  • Assist our customers’ support teams in the response, assessment and containment of technological security incidents.
  • Work on the mitigation and containment efforts of security events, by coordinating remediation efforts, escalating to appropriate supporting teams or customers, and providing support for forensic analysis as required. 
  • Adhere to operational processes and procedures, including proper documentation and communication of incident findings in a clear and concise manner. 

  • Monitoring and respond to security events and incident across a wide array of technologies, including qualifications and analysis of events.
  • Identify and assist in the development of SIEM use cases, correlations and accelerators.
  • Devise and execute SIEM strategies to identify and respond to a variety of attacks over multiple exploit vectors. 

Looking for individuals with eager to grows in the information technology or computer industry. Passionate about administrating systems, application development, network technologies and protocols and IT security controls and technologies: 

• Administrative skills in Windows / Unix 
• Understanding of IP Network technology, protocols, routing, including security solutions such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS, NGFW, UTM. 
• Knowledge of End-Point security solutions. 
• Scripting/Programming skills. 
• Structured Query Language (SQL) or other relational languages. 

• Excellent time management, communication, decision-making, analytical and organizational skills. 
• Able to work on multiple activities concurrently, manage time effectively, and require minimal supervision in the execution of a daily tasks. 
• Self-starter, able to work with limited supervision. 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
• Must have passion for Information Security and have a desire to learn new things. 
• High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities. 
• Unquestioned integrity and personal ethics; willingness to provide feedback in challenging situations. 
• Enthusiasm and Curiosity 
• Must be bi-lingual (English/French) both verbally and written. 
• Willing to attain and maintain relevant technical and/or security certifications specific the role. 

Candidates must possess a college or university degree in Information Technology – Security, Computer Science, Engineering or similar disciplines. 

Capable of obtaining a Level II security clearance (GoC Public Works, secret level). 

• 1-2 years of experience in: 
o Engineering or Computer Science related projects, or 
o Network architecture/design, or 
o Software or application development. 
o Hands-on Information Technology support role: systems administration, networking or customer support 
• 2+ years working with Unix/Linux, Windows and virtual systems. 
• Experience working several projects at one time 
• Security clearance - Enhance is required with the ability to have Secret

Top 3 must have skills:
1- Bilingual (English/French)
2- Enhance security clearance with the ability to get Secret (requirement for the role)
3- Ok with 24/7 shifts (days/nights/weekends)

Top 3 nice to have skills:
1- 1. IT Security Experience
2- 2. Experience with SIEM
3- 3. Can work with limited supervision  
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