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Senior Security Analyst to establish new Security Protocols to support the implementation of a Cyber Security Strategy

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Feb 15, 2023
Job End Date: Feb 29, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 126971
Location: Montreal

Our valued Network Security client is seeking a Senior Security Analyst to establish new Security Protocols to support the implementation of a Cyber Security Strategy

Initial 1-year Part-Time contract in Hawkesbury, ON (with an optional 1-year x 3 extension - 80% Onsite)

As the successful candidate you will support the implementation of a new Cyber Security Strategy including assessing and recommending activities which support the strategic goals of the cyber division or offer improvement of the overall cyber security posture and reduce cyber risk.

  • Perform daily operational activities (e.g., checking and actioning security-related requests) to safeguard information system assets
  • Review and interpret IT security alerts in order to respond and provide diagnostics
  • Respond to, investigate, and analyze security incidents and breaches
  • Operate and maintain cyber security awareness program by running periodic phishing campaigns and delivering training
  • Contribute to the disaster recovery plans for the company's computer systems, databases, networks, servers and software applications
  • Monitor and maintain all security perimeter equipment and associated components
  • Liaise with clients (including senior management and executive), partners and external vendors to resolve issues and recommend next steps.
  • Responsible for providing first tier management and support.
  • Research, recommend, develop, document and support the implementation of solutions under the cyber security strategy
Must Have:
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365 security products 
  • Experience with Powershell scripting
  • Expertise in the following areas:
    • Web Application Security,
    • Network Security Tools
    • Encryption Technologies and Concepts
    • Information Security Incident
    • Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) systems
    • Vulnerability and Penetration Testing Tools
  • IT infostructure administration and security cyber security systems
Nice to Have:
  • Bilingualism (French)
  • Security certifications from major suppliers (e.g., Microsoft, Cisco, Azure)
  • NIST, ISO 27001, ITIL, SAS70 (or 5970) and/or other compliance frameworks