IT Security Analyst - Remote Canada

IT Security Analyst - Remote Canada

09 Sep
Canada Samuel, Son

09 Sep

Canada Samuel, Son


Samuel, Son & Co. is growing! If you're looking for a rewarding career opportunity with a family run, industry leading organization, bring your experience and motivated attitude to Samuel, Son & Co.

We are seeking a IT Security Analyst to join our team. Here are some of what we have to offer :

- Competitive compensation
- Remote or Hybrid Model - 3 days in office, 2 days at home (depending on proximity to office)
- Paid vacation and an annual bonus
- Health, dental and vision insurance
- Defined Contribution Pension Plan with company match
- Education Assistance Program
- Self-Paced Internal Agile Learning Modules to build on your portfolio
- Opportunity for career growth and stability! RESPONSIBILITIES :
- Provides support related to security incidents escalated from the IT Service Desk or other internal support departments as well as Managed Detection and Response Tool.
- Investigation of issues including but not limited to : Malware infections, data leakage, internal / external network abuse, SPAM / Email Viruses, Phishing attempts, IPS / IDS Alerts.
- Documents support activities and captures resolutions in Service Now and other relevant ticketing tools.
- Monitoring and tuning of security alerts from systems such as SIEM, IPS / IDS systems.
- Assist with Risk Assessments of Enterprise systems.
- Document, audit and validate security controls.
- Validate and maintain accuracy of SIEM system log & Netflow sources.
- Participate in weekly SIEM tuning calls with Managed Security Services provider.
- Auditing systems for abuse (Web Filtering, Network Bandwidth, etc.)
- Develop and maintain documentation and procedures of network security systems.
- Recommend security enhancements to systems and devices.
- Keep up to date with Security trends.
- Detect, report and track vulnerability remediation to internal systems.
- Work with business to understand requirements and needs in a customer-centric environment.
- Work with All Teams to enhance security and risk posture.
- Evangelize the need for security using a what’s in it for the users approach.
- Other tasks as necessary. Reporting & Metrics
- Collect & document metrics from various systems (Email Filtering, Web Filtering, SIEM, etc) to be reported to Business Stakeholders and Executive IT Management. Security Awareness
- Participate in the creation of Security Awareness content material (Phishing Campaigns, Posters, Information Security Blog, Newsletter articles etc.)
- Promote a security conscious culture at Samuel. Strategic Initiatives
- Plan and execute Security related projects.
- Provide status updates on project updates.
- Research new ways to use Samuel’s security tool sets. QUALIFICATIONS :
- Technical College combined with Security+ Certification or equivalent.
- Previous experience with Rapid7, QRadar or other SIEM tools.
- In depth expertise in Windows based desktop & server technologies.
- In-depth expertise of TCP / IP and Networking.
- Demonstrate strong critical thinking, analytical & problem-solving skills.
- Ability to interact successfully with technical peers & non-technical users.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team a must.
- Improve security skills through training and share training experiences with the team.
- Travel between Canada and the United States will be a requirement of the role.

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