Cyber Security Analyst
Job Description

Cyber Security Analyst
On behalf of our client, Procom is seeking an Cyber Security Analyst for a 3 month contract in Calgary, AB.

Cyber Security Analyst Job Details

  • Work collaboratively with Cybersecurtity Risk and Compliance, IT Services, ServiceDesk and End User support groups to ensure there are consistent monitoring, detection and response processes in place.

Cyber Security Analyst Responsibilities

  • Assist business groups with performing their tasks in a secure manner.
  • Keep management informed about new and upcoming security threats, advisories, issues, and trends.

Monitoring

  • Responsible for monitoring, identification, investigation, reporting, and mitigating of cyber security threats and risks for computer systems (virus, spam, ramsomware, etc).
  • Monitor external events and security logs to identify new threats, vulnerabilities and incidents.
  • Proactively analyze and work with other IT operational teams to respond to security events from Firewall (FW), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Antivirus (AV), Security Information and Event Management systems (SIEM), and other security data sources.

Incident response

  • Provide first and second-level support and analysis during and after a security incident.
  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
  • Perform incident analysis by correlating data from various sources and determine if a critical system or data set has been impacted using HEAT or Avanti ITSM systems.
  • Communicate security findings and issues to management chain including escalations.

Project work and planned changes

  • Deliver operations changes to configuring, manage, and upgrade of FW, IDS/IPS, SEIM, AV, and a variety of other security products/appliances.
  • Deliver assigned project tasks and activities as required.
  • Assist with security planning and architecture discussion. 

Cyber Security Analyst Mandatory Skills

  • 8+ years of experience in a variety of IT roles with a minimum of 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity.
  • Preferred candidates will have one or more certifications in Security/Networking including GMON, GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, CEH, GCIA, SSCP, and Network/Security+,  or other security specific vendor/product certifications.
  • One or more years of full time experience with one or more of the following security products: Checkpoint R 80, Cisco ESA, IBM Q Radar, McAfee EDR, CyberArk, Microsoft security products,  and other related security products.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of networking (routing/switching, topology, and security), operating systems (Windows and Linux), and web technologies (Internet security)
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, or Lean)
  • Setting Sprint goals and managing team/self-capacity to meet deliverables
  • Working with Sprint iterations and backlog grooming
  • Working in teams and understanding the roles of each person on the project team
  • Managing expectations
  • Proven self-starter with the ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities under operational and incident pressure.
  • Self-disciplined, self-motivated, with special attention to detail and technical accuracy.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Stay current on IT security trends and news

 
Cyber Security Analyst Nice-to-Haves

  • Pro-active
  • Using their expertise to voice constructive opinions
  • Blue Sky Thinking
  • Working independently 
  • Communication skills 

Cyber Security Analyst Assignment Length
3 Months 

Cyber Security Analyst Location
Calgary, AB
 
Cyber Security Analyst Start Date
Apr 1, 2019
 



Job Requirements

 

Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.



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