IT Security Analyst


IT Security Analyst

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  • Toronto
  • Posted 1 month ago

JO 2429: Information Security Analyst

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Contract Term: 2 years

Where theoretical knowledge helps you, it is backed up by practical skills learned. You understand and have experience in many technology areas covering IT environment. You have analytic capabilities as well as an ordered and structured approach to problem solving. You are pragmatic and ensure that we enable business to continue.

Description of Duties / Scope of Work

  • Conduct security monitoring and analyze events to ensure threats are identified and actioned (Security Incident response)
  • Familiar with current and emerging threats
  • Assist in Risk assessments with current and future solutions, identify and document information security risks and propose mitigating controls
  • Conduct Vulnerability assessments
  • Conduct Web application scanning
  • Assists with development and implementation of compliance verification and audit preparedness tasks
  • Assist with development, implementation and documentation of security related operational processes and procedures for networks, systems, applications, data security and privacy in accordance with ISO27002
  • Assist in compliance or regulatory audits
  • Other duties as assigned

Mandatory Skills / Certification

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified above
  • Experience in IT regulations and compliance standards such as ISO27002 framework and industry IT Security best practices
  • Experience with threat assessments, vulnerability analysis, information gathering, correlating and reporting
  • Extensive IT technical skills and knowledge is required with demonstrated experience in network security, application security and system integration
  • Hands-on experience with the following: IDS/IPS, Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Security, Antivirus, Firewall rule management / compliance, SIEM and Microsoft / Linux platforms
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) is a must have, as well as professionalism and respect for confidentiality
  • An ability to communicate complex and technical issues to diverse audiences, orally and in writing, in an easily-understood manner
  • Self-motivated; proactive in thought and planning. Eagerly assumes responsibility for things that need to be done, including following up with team members and leadership on outstanding items
  • Strong organization, prioritization and rationalization skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team

Education: A completed University Degree or College Diploma in a related discipline and related work experience, or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent

Other Skills / Certification: IT security certification – CISSP or CISM certification is an asset

Written test required? (Yes/No): Yes


  • Security monitoring, analysis and respond to event / incident notification to ensure threats are identified
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments
  • Conduct Web application scanning
  • Security Risk Assessments
  • Security / Compliance audits
  • Other duties as assigned

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