Security Advisor Senior

Intact - Montréal, QC (6 months ago)

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We are currently looking for a Senior Security Advisor who will play an important role in our growth.

As part of the Security Operations Center (SOC) team, you will be responsible of managing cybersecurity events and incidents. With the platforms and tools in place, you will need to identify suspicious behaviors, determine their criticality, and then act until resolution.

Hiring Manager: David Cott

Workplace: Saint-Hyacinthe (2450 Girouard West) or Montreal (2020, Boul. Robert-Bourassa)

Use security platforms and tools such as the Security Information and Events Management Systems (SIEM) and Centralized Log Management (CLM) and manage the alerts that are raised in them.
Participate in the continuous improvement of the monitoring and security incidents processes aligned with security best practices
Participate in projects in other business units as an advisor, making sure they are following recommendations and integrating to the solutions already in place
Coordinate and/or participate in realization of projects or activities regarding security infrastructure or environment improvement, both with internal and external resources
Participate in the evolution of the strategies, bases, frameworks, objectives and directions of IT security operations and monitoring
Stay up-to-date with information security newsfeeds, techniques, and trends
Identify, assess and recommend security solutions that meet the business and technological needs by limiting impacts on users
Perform the analysis of security events logs using the available tools, investigate and/or escalate as required the potential or real security incidents

Your Skills

Minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in information technology
Good knowledge of networking concepts (TCP/IP, load-balancing, etc.)
Good knowledge of security concepts (CIA, least privilege, segregation of duties, etc.)
Good knowledge of some of these technologies: Active Directory, Endpoint Security, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Firewalls, Office 365 and associated security platforms, Cloud environments (Azure, AWS, etc.), Web Application Firewalls (WAF), Web Filtering, Citrix NetScaler ADC
Strong reporting skills, ability to research, aggregate and transform data into information that can be used to support quality business decisions
Good vulgarization and workflow drafting skills, able to adapt the level of detail to its audience
Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain
Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and troubleshooting skills, pragmatic approach to IT security challenges and issues
Sense of urgency and able to apply risk-based approach to prioritize work.
Capability to work under stress
Positive attitude, self-starter with strong analytical, and interpersonal skills to lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
Good communication skills and sense of humor

Assets and preferences

Experience in project management and/or leading initiatives
Experience in incident response and/or operational changes
Experience working with Agile (Scrum, Kanban) methodologies
Experience with big data analytics such as creating dashboards, identifying trends and detecting anomalies.
Security related certifications (CISSP, Security+, etc.)

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:
An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work (Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Aon Platinum Best Employers, LinkedIn Top Company, Glassdoor Best Place to Work & Top CEO, Indeed Top-Rated Workplaces)
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
An extensive, flexible benefits package
An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, our values guide everything that we do. We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities. That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees. If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

Background Checks

As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us. We want Intact to be a great place to work! This means that you’ll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.

Internal Candidates

For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.

Eligibility to Work in Canada

It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.