Senior Cybersecurity Event Analyst

Senior Cybersecurity Event Analyst

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Winnipeg, MB

Information Technology




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Location: Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Job Type: Permanent

Date: 8/25/2022

Job ID: AA109509825

Category: Information Technology

If you are talented and experienced as a Senior Cybersecurity Event Analyst, Aplin has the right opportunity for you! Our Manitoba-based client is seeking a Senior Cybersecurity Event Analyst who is responsible for coordinating, reporting, analyzing, and investigating information security events, alerts, and incidents.
This is a permanent, full-time opportunity available to candidates in the Manitoba area.
Perks & Benefits:
  • Comprehensive Benefit Program
  • Competitive Salary
  • Reviews, triages, and categorizes incoming events and incidents received from the SEM Service, IT Service Desk, or within the company’s CIS, and determines priority based on established criteria
  • Uses QRadar, direct system logs, and packet analysis toolsets to gather appropriate data correlating to the event, including how data passes through devices
  • Works with various stakeholders including the CIS, IT Infrastructure teams (Database Analysts, Personal Technology Analysts, Network Analyst, etc.), third-party organizations, Application Services, Knowledge Management Services, etc., to gather missing information, and works with the SEM to clarify requests and provide analyzed data responses
  • Conducts investigations to confirm what information can be gathered and how it can be collected, by communicating with operational support teams and/or product vendors
  • Continuously reviews the QRadar events and industry security information for new security exposures
  • Works within the CIS to plan for the activation of new use cases or project requirements for SIEM event monitoring
  • Develops the processes to operationalize new security products and tools within the SEM team, providing ongoing operational support as required
  • Defines reporting requirements and metrics to manage security cases and produces reports for senior management and team tracking
  • Performs regular reviews and updates procedures to ensure documentation is current and effective for training team members
  • Documents key performance indicators (KPIs) focusing on continuous process and delivery improvement of the team
  • Increases knowledge of security threats and related investigation best practices, and translates those practices into day-to-day activities, processes, and procedures
  • Conducts performance evaluations, with input from management, using regular feedback to enhance employee development and improve performance
  • Identifies staff training and development needs ensuring that current development plans are created and followed
  • Technical Diploma or University degree in Computer Science or related field or a current senior professional certification from a recognized educational institution or company relevant to networking, or security certification such as CISSP, CySA+, or for a related technology platform
  • 7 years of experience in the IT industry, including:
    • 4 years in support of the networking or related technology platforms
    • 4 years of progressive project and/or leadership in the same or related technical support discipline
  • Processes and procedure documentation experience is an asset
  • Security investigation experience is an asset
  • Working knowledge of packet analysis, with an advanced understanding of how IP traffic traverses a network
  • Advanced knowledge of various technology platforms, for obtaining investigation data
  • Working knowledge of routing and switching, and security devices such as firewalls, application distribution controllers, intrusion prevention devices, web proxies, and related impacts
  • Ability to coordinate and support IT Security audit and compliance processes
  • Ability to support the maintenance of security performance measurement and reporting frameworks
  • Working knowledge of a sample of the following technologies is an asset:   IBM QRadar, BlueCoat Web Proxy, Check Point Firewalls, Cisco Switches and Routers, F5 ADC, Riverbed Network Analysis Toolset, Active Directory, and Syslog
  • Working knowledge of the security controls within Microsoft 365, Microsoft Azure, and other Cloud platforms
  • Knowledge of the ITIL Incident and Change Management process is an asset
  • This position may be required to work overtime
  • This position participates in rotating on-call support
Job ID: AA109509825
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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