IT Security Analyst

FirstOntario Credit Union - Stoney Creek, ON (30+ days ago)

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Division: Information Technology
Reporting to: AVP, Infrastructure & Security
Career Level: Staff
Pay Type: Salaried

Job Overview
The IT Security Analyst performs the day-to-day operations of the current security solutions as well as
identification, investigation and resolution of security breaches detected by those solutions.

In the role, you will…

Be involved in the implementation of new security solutions, participation in the creation and or
maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures

Conduct vulnerability audits and assessments and participate in investigations, design and execution of
vulnerability assessments

Monitor computer networks and systems for security issues, penetration tests, security audits and
document any security issues or breaches, in line with the enterprise’s security goals as established by
FirstOntario’s policies, procedures and guidelines and to actively work towards upholding those goals

Participate in the planning and design of enterprise security architecture and the Business Continuity Plan
and Disaster Recovery Plan

Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised
security solutions, improved security processes and the development of new attacks and threat vectors

Recommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall
enterprise security

Participate in the deployment, integration and configuration of all new security solutions and of any
enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures
generically and the enterprise’s security documents specifically

Maintain up-to-date baselines and review logs for the secure configuration and operations of all current
devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e., security tools) or not (i.e., workstations, servers, network
devices, etc.)

Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions as per the established baselines

Provide on-call support for end users for all in-place security solutions

Consider health & safety as a primary concern for self and others

Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills
Within your skills and qualifications, you will…

Possess a Degree or Diploma in Computer Science or Technology and least four to six (4-6) years of
experience in a role focused on IT security

One or more of the following certifications: CompTIA Security+, GIAC Information Security Professional
(GISP), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security, CAP, CISA, CCFP, CCSP, CISSP, CISM, Associate of

Experience with SEIM, Firewalls & data classification is required

Sound experience with endpoint detection and response (EDR), CASB, IDPS and other security related
concepts is required

Demonstrated knowledge of security frameworks or standards such as CIS Top 20, NIST and ISO 27001

Experience with Varonis DatAdvantage and DatAlert considered an asset

Knowledge of VMware vSphere, vCenter and ESXI considered an asset

Working technical knowledge of system vulnerability scanning and remediation

Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocols

Strong understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems

Familiarity with core banking system related security, Temenos knowledge considered an asset

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

Ability to conduct research into IT security issues and products as required

Ability to present technical concepts and ideas to non-technical staff and management

Highly self motivated and directed

Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment

Be naturally innovative and forward thinking when problem solving

Be analytical and overly detailed oriented when dealing with technical support issues and IT projects

Inherently demonstrate a high level of integrity and be trustworthy

Be more than approachable with your superior interpersonal and communication skills

Be aware of and mitigate enterprise risk factors and ensure compliance with applicable regulations,
legislation and FirstOntario policies and procedures

Willingness to travel on occasion as required

Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request during the application process.