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Int. Network Security Specialist to assist the security team with daily network and security operations as well as working on some security initiatives and projects.ministrator

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jul 18, 2022
Job End Date: Nov 30, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 120905
Location: Vancouver
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Int. Network Security Specialist to assist the security team with daily network and security operations as well as working on some security initiatives and projects.

The individual should have very solid knowledge and understanding of various technologies deployed in cybersecurity, such as firewall, IPS, secure email gateway, endpoint protection (EDR), vulnerability management, as well as enterprise networks, OSI 7-layer model.
  • Ensures the security of systems, platforms, networks, and all other aspects of the computing environment; including the protection of data integrity and confidentiality. Includes recommending and developing a framework of IT security policies, processes, practices and standards.
  • Continuously monitors and maintains ongoing awareness of emerging threats.  Investigates attempted breaches, taking action to remedy security weaknesses
  • Assist with remediations of application and system vulnerabilities from the penetration test results.
  • Provide security advise and suggestions to IT operations team, and may be involved in some system administration work.
  • Monitor network activities and produce network performance and metrics reports using Solarwinds network performance monitor software.
  • Troubleshoot and root cause analysis of network related issues.
Experience Required
  • 5+ years of experience as a Network Security Specialist
  • Experience with various technologies deployed in Cybersecurity such as:
    • Intrusion Detection (IDS/IPS)
    • Secure E-mail Gateway
    • Endpoint Protection (EDR)
    • OSI 7-layer model 
    • Vulnerability management
  • Hands on experience of configuring enterprise network switches and routers
  • Both Linux-based and Microsoft Windows-based system platforms.
Nice to Have
  • Solarwinds experience