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Security Operations Analyst

Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is consistently recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing technology companies within North America and they are gearing up for their biggest year yet. This client provides an exciting, challenging, and stable workplace. They are looking for people who share their passion for outstanding performance, and who want to be part of a close-knit, energetic team. It is all about tomorrow, working with tomorrow's technologies to solve tomorrow's problems.

Members of the Security Operations team leverage deep systems knowledge to attain expert-level knowledge of the platform and its features. To succeed in the team you should possess a proven ability to detect complex platform security issues and provide remediation options. Lastly you must be a strong communicator of complex technical concepts, an effective multi-tasker of time sensitive projects and a leader who can recognize problems and deliver solutions with little guidance.

Projects and responsibilities:
- Analyse events from SIEM and other security management systems
- Triage vulnerabilities identified by various vulnerability assessment solutions
- Analyze file integrity monitoring alerts
- Perform forensic investigations and participate in incident response activities
- Participate in security monitoring solutions design and tuning
- Monitor latest vulnerabilities, exploits and defense techniques to identify any new/unknown security events

Must Have Skills:

- Solid Linux and networking knowledge
- Good scripting skills (Bash, Python)
- Experience working with SQL databases, creating complex queries, performing large data sets analysis
- Understanding of various security events and ability to assess alerts severity
- Excellent analytical skills, ability to correlate events from different sources and perform root cause analysis
- Previous experience in a security operations related role
- Experience working with vulnerability assessment products (Nessus, Nexpose, Qualys, Acunetix, AppScan)
- Passionate about security in general
- Good communication skills, ability to document own findings and express own ideas in a clear, straight-forward manner

Starting: ASAP
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