Cyber Security Analyst


Would you be interested in detecting and preventing cyber threats to the security of business systems? Does finding ways to block intruders to protect company information sound like something you would enjoy? If so, this role may be a good one for you. 

Here is what you will do:

  • Work as part of a team of security specialists evaluating and analyzing cyber threats to systems, networks and data,
  • Continuously build and apply your knowledge of existing and emerging methods disrupting or breaching security measures
  • Test system applications and infrastructure to find vulnerabilities
  • Assess risk related to system security to be able to recommend remedies or solutions
  • Investigate and conduct analysis to determine how and why system breaches occur

In performing this role, you will:

  • Have an understanding of computer networking including Internet, mail, DNS and other protocols
  • Have a post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate or equivalent experience related to cyber security, networking, computer science or similar subjects
  • Have knowledge or experience in networking as well as hardware, software, databases
  • Apply your attention to detail in documentation and report writing

Nice to have:

  • Experience in Security Operations and working with security technologies such as Firewalls, IDPS, Vulnerability Management Systems (VMS) , SIEM Platforms
  • An understanding of how system breaches occur and the continuous changes in the cyber space
  • C, C++, C#, Java or PHP programming languages
  • Language: Bilingual (English & French)

Please note: These opportunities are for people on the autism spectrum or with similar disabilities.

Role Sector Location Deadline
Cyber Security Analyst Information Technology Canada-wide  Ongoing Apply

The Recruitment Process

Application

The first step in the recruitment process is for interested candidates to apply for the roles. This will involve completing an online questionnaire as well as submitting their resume to Specialisterne Canada. Instructions for applying are included below. Applicants will be shortlisted for participation in the next step based on a review of each online questionnaire and assessing the likelihood of fit for the roles for which we are recruiting.

Employment Discovery Workshop

The next step in the Specialisterne recruitment process is an Employment Discovery Workshop. It is a hands-on, task-based experience where you will work on specific projects in a relaxed setting. It is an opportunity to learn about our approach to hiring, and for us to get to know you – what motivates you, your interests and your skills.

Training Program

Candidates whose profiles are well-suited for the roles for which we are recruiting will be invited to participate in a four-week skills evaluation and training program on the employer’s site. It will include case studies, real-life projects, as well as training relevant to the roles and working environment.

Employment

Employment offers are made to the candidates with the best fit. Once accepted, the individuals will transition into their positions at the organization. Specialisterne Canada will provide support where necessary, which may include modifications to the work environment.

Those not selected can have their profiles added to our database for consideration for other more suitable job opportunities in the future.

To Apply

Please read the role descriptions carefully.

If you completed a Specialisterne questionnaire in the past, please do so again, as this one has been customized for this recruitment program.

For More Information

Please direct any questions via email to info@specialisterne.ca.  If you prefer to speak on the phone, send us an email and we will schedule a call.

For a complete description of the process and all our roles, download this PDF.

For more information about Specialisterne, visit our website www.specialisterne.ca.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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