Security Operations Analyst

IT - Systems Integration
Toronto, ON
Apr 25, 2018

Our client is seeking a Security Operations Analyst to assist in all operational aspects of security. The ideal candidate will have solid experience in information security technologies, incident management, vulnerability management, and excellent technical and communication skills. If you are looking for a challenge that will allow you to collaborate within a dynamic operations team, working in a fast-paced environment, this position is for you.


  • Improve and maintain security device (firewall, IDS, IPS, etc.) review program focused on review efficiency, standards definition, and change management correctness
  • Maintain operational security posture through incident management and responsiveness, vulnerability management and assessment, key management, access provisioning, upgrade planning, and policy configuration
  • Be first responder to security incidents and manage that process as required
  • Oversee/execute internal vulnerability scans
  • Plan and co-ordinate identity management infrastructure changes
  • Refine security advisory monitoring program, including:
  • Tabletop scenario reaction planning
  • Document mitigation plans, including policy/procedure updates
  • Participate in audits and assessments and provide support, as appropriate
  • Analyze established operational security controls and procedures and recommend improvements
  • Evaluate appropriate tools for supporting the security operations function
  • Communicate technical security standards throughout organization

What you bring:

  • 1-3 years focused on security administration
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, mathematics, physical sciences or engineering fields or equivalent experience/certification
  • Windows and Linux/UNIX administration experience
  • Solid understanding of transport (and above) layer protocols
  • Working understanding of cryptography
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a PCI DSS environment
  • Knowledge of hardware security modules, single-sign on, and identity management an asset
  • Nice to have CISSP, CCSP or CSSLP

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