Information Security Analyst
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
We are an international information assurance company headquartered in Canada, and we provide our clients with security and risk management consulting services, managed security services, security solution integration, and education services. Our company also maintains an active research and development portfolio, working collaboratively with organizations across Canada and internationally. Through our commitment to quality, research, and knowledge transfer, we deliver innovative and comprehensive information assurance services and solutions that provide value to our clients.
We are seeking a motivated and talented Information Security Analyst (ISA). Under the direction of the Managed Services Leadership Team, the ISA’s responsibilities include investigating and escalating network-based threats in client network environments through the administration and analysis of Intrusion Detection/Prevention, Log Management, and Firewall Devices. Our analysts use security threat and vulnerability information to perform threat analysis, investigating and identifying security breaches. ISAs provide exceptional service and act as security advocates and experts for our clients. Ideal candidates have an inquisitive, curious personality and a passion for—and interest in—security based technologies and malware detection/analysis.
Work in our environment is fast paced and challenging. You will be working alongside other security professionals in a Security Operations Centre, and will be responsible for client environment monitoring and device management, as well as incident identification and response, along with telephone and email based client communications.
Education and training are a key part of working in this role. Quick learners interested in starting a career in the field of information security are encouraged to apply.
Employ knowledge of security concepts and practices to proactively identify threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits
Provide clients with direction to remediate security events
Assist clients with security incident response and handling activities
Conduct research to maintain and expand knowledge on the latest security technologies and standards, as well as the threat and vulnerability landscape
Configure and support our company and client security devices
Use and contribute to internal procedures and technical articles for effective support, escalation, and client service
Manage Change Requests from client issues
Monitor correlation metrics
Update signatures, rules, and policies on client security devices
Create UNIX scripts and tools to automate
and develop a variety of configuration and updating tasks
Generate and author reports, including incident detail, trending, and recommendations specific to client environments
Independently maintain knowledge of the threat and vulnerability landscape
Provide project based resource support and assist with integration tasks
Take part in a rotating 24x7x365 support schedule
Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong time management skills; self-directed, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
High level of confidence, enthusiasm
Demonstrable sound judgment, as displayed by previous experience
Proven track record of building and maintaining positive working relationships at all levels
Courage and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom
Understanding of information security concepts, vulnerabilities, exploit and attack behavior
Be organized, responsive, and a thorough problem solver
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills—both verbal and written
Strong customer service skills
Ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple deadlines
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and as part of a team
Ability to communicate clearly with technical staff and also with non-technical colleagues
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Information Systems
Significant experience with Linux, TCP/IP, UNIX, and IP routing
Demonstrable understanding of database structures and queries
Experience with one or more of various security devices: intrusion detection/prevention systems, firewalls, Unified Threat Management
What We Offer
Our team of professionals delivers innovative information assurance and security services to clients around the globe.
We maintain a fun and unique work environment that challenges you to grow professionally and personally. As part of our team, you will work with a one-of-a-kind organization, producing innovative solutions in enterprise and information systems security.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, a competitive salary, and a deferred profit sharing plan.
If you are looking for an exciting work environment with rewarding career opportunities we want to hear from you.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply with references and a covering letter.
Only candidates being considered for the role will be contacted.
Our Company Managed Services provide security monitoring and response services on a 24x7 basis. Daytime, evening, and weekend shift rotation will be required.
All candidates will be required to complete security clearance and background checks.
Candidates under consideration may be required to complete a written knowledge examination prior to an interview.
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