Information Security Analyst


Posted 2 years ago

We are looking for an Information Security Analyst! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Information Security Analyst
Term: 6-month Contract
Location: Remote
Job ID number: C1086


Brief description of duties:


  • The role also supports the delivery of analysis-based cyber security services to our internal clients across Canada including threat intelligence and vulnerability assessments.This is an intermediate level role.
    • Focused on providing information security consulting to the business and IT clients
    • Accountable for information security risk assessments
    • Leads security awareness activities
    • Conducts threat analysis, including researching evolving threats and providing recommendations
    • Develops and conducts vulnerability assessments, and documenting findings in reports
    • Conducting penetration tests is a nice to have
    • Strong desire to work collaboratively in an unconventional and non/linear way to problem solve unique solutions
    • Be customer focused and delivery oriented to drive change in ambiguous situations
    • Work proactively with internal clients to understand their needs and deliver creative solutions.
    • Strive for continuous learning and can influence others


MUST haves:

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum five years’ experience as an information technology professional with at least two of those in information security demonstrating the accountabilities as listed above.
  • Holds at least one information security certification or actively working towards at least one security certification (e.g. CISSP, CISM).
  • Strong working knowledge of threat risk assessment methodologies NIST, ISO, IRAM2, etc.
  • Strong technical background with exposure to multiple aspects of information technology, networks, server, application dev, architecture, storage, cloud etc.
  • Excellent communicator including demonstrated presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Experience with security solutions for multi-tier cloud based application on Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience with DevSecOps and/or Agile would be an asset.
  • Experience interpreting and consulting around meeting the requirements of the Information Security Policies and Standards for a large organization.
  • Strong knowledge of IT control frameworks such as COBIT, ISO 27001, and the NIST cyber security framework.
  • Working knowledge of IT Audit processes, including design of control test procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and build trust.
  • Ability to work independently and deliver on commitments.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in risk assessment methodologies.


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