Cybersecurity Analyst

WestJet - Calgary, AB (23 days ago)

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Employment Type: Full Time

City: Calgary, AB (YYC)

Why WestJet:
Every WestJet journey has the potential to enrich lives; a career with us is no exception.

WestJet arrived on the Canadian airline scene in 1996 and changed the industry for the better. We made air travel more affordable for Canadians and now we’re going global.

Join us and love where you’re going.

Overview of role:
WestJet has been and will be significantly expanding its global network and the size of its business. As WestJet becomes more complex and challenging, we are seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst to join our Technology office with background in technology, information security, and development. The ideal candidate must adapt to a fast-evolving environment and capable of identifying and implementing capabilities using suitable technology platforms to meet business requirements in information security.

Partnering with the Manager, CyberSecurity Development and Technology, the CyberSecurity Analyst will collaborate closely with our Security Operations to drive operationalization of security platforms.

Key deliverables include:
Security platform development, configuration, onboarding, and integrations;
Create technical documentation to reflect the current operating environment;
Work with SecOps to capture requirements, demo functional capabilities, enable automation adoption to support WestJet strategy;
Liaise with cross-functional teams and collaborate with architecture to implement security requirements;
Enable the development of continuous cybersecurity compliance through supporting security platform onboarding of applicable technologies;
Identify and develop automation capabilities that help optimize cybersecurity management;
Support application security testing;
Work with cybersecurity teams to capture use cases for technology requirements, integration, and control requirements to implement security platforms;
Support security event data source onboarding, content generation to normalize and analyze events for security threats.

Experience and qualifications:
Post-secondary education in information technology or related discipline;
Demonstrate strong understanding of cybersecurity domains;
At least 1 years of development experience;
At least 1-2 years of relevant experience in cybersecurity including implementing security technologies;
Knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure is preferred;
Knowledge of configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible, Terraform is preferred;
A passion for problem-solving: creative, comfortable with ambiguity and willing to challenge historical assumptions and conventions;
Experience working in agile teams.

The benefits of being a WestJetter:
WestJet provides all WestJetters with a competitive total rewards package. On top of that, we offer:

A fun and friendly culture with colleagues who work together to win
Travel privileges for you and your family
Savings and Benefit programs that are flexible to meet your specific needs

Think we are a fit? Apply now!

About WestJet Group of Companies

Together with WestJet's regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships.

Our Safety Promise

At WestJet, the safety and security of our people and our guests is a core value and at the heart of what we do. As safety and security is a shared responsibility, it is expected that you will use safe work practices to ensure your well-being and the safety of others.

WestJet recognizes that the use of Alcohol and Drugs can adversely impact a safe work environment and the well-being of others including guests, suppliers and the public, as well as place WestJet's operations at risk. All roles that are identified as safety sensitive are required to pass a Pre-Employment Alcohol and Drug Test as per WestJet's Alcohol and Drug Policy.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We embrace what makes us each unique, and what makes us uniquely WestJet. WestJet is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility and if you require accommodation during the selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in WestJet; however, only those candidates who are selected will be contacted.

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