IT Security Monitoring Specialist

IT Security Monitoring Specialist

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Saskatoon, SK

Information Technology




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Location: Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Job Type: Contract

Date: 7/11/2022

Job ID: HS366191711

Category: Information Technology

Join a top employer and advance your career. Our client, a leader in the financial industry, has partnered with David Aplin Group to hire an IT Security Monitoring Specialist for a one-year contract with the possibility for an extension.
This remote opportunity is available to candidates Canada-wide.
  • Analyze host-based indicators of compromise or network traffic to assist in generating new attack signatures
  • Analyze log, forensic, malware, or other related data, as needed
  • Respond to computer security incidents and perform threat analyses
  • Review and rate the risk of newly announced software and vulnerabilities to the operating system, as they apply to systems and infrastructure; follow company policies and standards as well as industry best practices to do so
  • Perform detailed technical analyses of electronic threats, including malware, viruses, and other Internet-based attacks
  • Work with industry organizations, business partners, and technology teams to assist in developing cyber security defensive techniques and best practices
  • Provide support for systems within the area of expertise
  • University degree or college diploma in computer science, engineering, or a relevant field
  • 5+ years of work experience in the field of information and technology security, with a concentration on information security at the enterprise level or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of network protocols, TCP/IP fundamentals, detection systems, and security event analysis and correlation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of logging, network, and system forensic investigation techniques, including proficiency in malware triage and reverse engineering
  • Demonstrated understanding and in-depth knowledge of operating systems (Windows, Linux, Solaris)
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of enterprise systems and infrastructure, network-based services, and client/server applications
  • Ability to acquire a Secret Clearance
  • Computer or laptop that meets the following specifications:
  • Windows 10 with version 20H2 or later or a Windows 11 device
  • Rights to install the software required for Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Available USB A port
  • Highspeed internet connection
  • A smartphone that can support the Microsoft Authenticator application and appropriate Wi-Fi or cellular connectivity
  • Demonstrated familiarity with host-based investigation tools
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing security events using event aggregation and correlation systems
  • Demonstrated experience in programming/scripting languages
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IS security controls, technologies, guidelines, and best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely to audiences at all levels of an organization
  • Relevant cyber security certifications (CISSP, GIAC)
Job ID: HS366191711
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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