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Intermediate (secret cleared) Incident Response/Management consultant to support ongoing initiatives related to the department's security policies and directives

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 2
Start Date: Apr 03, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 31, 2026
Pay Rate: Daily: $ 734
Job ID: 126775
Location: Ottawa
Our valued public sector client is looking for an intermediate (secret cleared) Incident Response/Management consultant to support ongoing initiatives related to the department's security policies and directives.

Tasks include:
  • Review, analyze, and/or apply
    • Reporting and resolution procedures for IT Security incidents (for example DOS attacks) and International IT Security incident advisory services
    • Networking Protocols such as HTTP, FTP, Telnet
    • Internet security protocols such as SSL, S-HTTP, S-MIME, IPSec, SSH
    • Intrusion detection systems, firewalls, content checkers and antivirus software
    • Network infrastructure components, such as multiplexers, routers/hubs, switches
  • Provide incident analysis support, including:
    • Response mechanisms
    • Co-ordination of all prevention and response plans
    • Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) activities
    • Co-ordination with the national Integrated Threat Assessment Centre and Government Operations Centre
    • Participation in the Integrated National Security Framework and National Cyber Security Strategy
  • Collect, collate, analyze and disseminate public domain information related to networked computer threats and vulnerabilities, security incidents and incident responses
  • Conduct on-site reviews and analysis of system security logs
  • Produce system activity reports, logs and incident analysis
  • Assist in managing and running an incident response center
  • Complete tasks directly supporting the departmental IT Security and Cyber Protection Program
  • Develop and deliver training material relevant to the resource category
  • Specific tasks will be identified in each validly issued TA
Must have:
  • Secret clearance
  • 3 years experience as an Incident Management Specialist
  • University degree or College diploma in a relevant IT, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering field (or equivilent)
Nice to have:
  • A certification relevant to cyber security