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Int. Security Analyst to perform Risk Assessments and Vulnerability Analysis – 2588-1

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Aug 22, 2022
Job End Date: Feb 22, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 122277
Location: Toronto
Int. Security Analyst to perform Risk Assessments and Vulnerability Analysis – 2588-1

Location: Toronto (Remote until further notice)
Duration: 6 months (possible extension)

Must Haves:

• Have bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or relevant Certifications.
• Have 3+ years hands-on experience in cyber security roles such as vulnerability management, threat intelligence or incident response.
• Have solid knowledge of common attack methods and their detection techniques.
• Have solid knowledge of network traffic analysis, related tools.
• Are familiarity with malware analysis concepts and ability to perform basic static and dynamic analysis.
• Skilled with vulnerability assessment tools like Qualys & Kenna, correlation rules, and managing dashboards.
• Certification like CISSP, CISA will be preferred

Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

• Perform analysis of cyber security vulnerability, threats, and incident trends to understand root causes and propose counter measures that mitigate risk and improve security and business processes.
• Support the governance and oversight of the vulnerability management program, ensuring vulnerabilities are detected, monitored, measured, planned for the mitigations on a regular basis.
• Support the Vulnerability Management function for department’s IT Assets, working with the internal & external teams including vulnerability management and security teams to ensure a comprehensive understanding and mitigation planning of vulnerabilities.
• Develop the vulnerability management program to ensure visibility and awareness of threats, vulnerabilities, and risks in relation to our IT assets and additionally coordinate interactions with suppliers, vendors and related IT assets Application, OS & DB teams.
• Develop reporting metrics, ensuring visibility and awareness of vulnerabilities for the department’s IT assets.
• Identify and track completeness of inventory and currency systems and ensure execution of plans to reduce technical debt and legacy systems.