Senior Security Analyst

Job Outline

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in the planning and design of a cybersecurity target operating model.

  • Participate in the creation of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines, and procedures).

  • Participate in the planning, design and ongoing evolution of enterprise security capabilities, e.g. cyber risk management, security incident response, vulnerability & patch management, security awareness, etc.

  • Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the information security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes, and the development of new attacks and threat vectors.

  • Recommend new security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security.

  • Perform the deployment, integration, and initial configuration of new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures and security documents specifically.

  • Establish and maintain operational configurations of in-place security solutions.

  • Monitor in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations, including capacity and lifecycle requirements.

  • Lead investigations into anomalous events and cybersecurity incidents.

  • Participate in the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, and security audits.

  • Conduct cyber risk assessments.

  • Participate in the design and collection of monthly/quarterly information security KPI/KRI metrics.

Required Skills:

  • College diploma or university degree in computer science and/or minimum of ten (10) years equivalent work experience in an information technology related field, with a minimum of five (5) in a dedicated information security role.

  • One or more of the following active certifications considered a strong asset:

    • Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP)

    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

    • CompTIA Security+

    • GIAC Information Security Fundamentals

    • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security

  • Experience with supporting and troubleshooting multi-vendor security environments.

  • Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocols.

  • Working technical knowledge of:

    • Security incident response management

    • Threat hunting methodologies and best practices

    • Vulnerability management technologies and practices

    • Risk assessment methodologies and practices

    • Security technologies (Firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN, DLP, AV etc.)

    • LAN/WAN network security methodologies and best practices

    • Server platforms (UNIX, Windows etc.) and desktop security, including network/host based security, wireless and mobile devices

    • Current legislation and regulations with respect to data privacy in financial services

    • Security methodologies, controls and practices in financial services and regulated environments

    • NIST Cybersecurity Framework

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Ability to be self-directed, including effectively prioritizing and executing tasks.

  • Ability to conduct research into information security issues and products as required.

  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.

  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment.

We are supportive of workforce diversity and encourage internal/external applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Halifax, NS

Position Type

Full Time

Date Posted: February 2, 2022