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Security Analyst


Job ID R24_00001466
Team Engineering
Posted Date Jul 05, 2024
Travel  
Location Toronto, Ontario  
Eligible for Remote  
Contract Type  
Security Clearance  

Description

Bring your IT career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your career and future. A Fortune 200 leader, we’re the driven professionals and technology experts companies turn to most to solve their IT challenges.

Technology never sleeps and neither do we.  At CDW, we’re always on, forever vigilant and information security is infused in our DNA.  A Fortune 200 leader and Canada’s number one provider of IT solutions, we have a proud 20-year track record of safeguarding companies’ critical data and resources through the very latest cyber security technologies and practices. 

Our cybersecurity and information security jobs put you on front-line of defense and the cutting-edge of innovation.  As an IT Security Analyst, you’ll be an integral part of our Security Operations Centre (SOC) team.  We’ll look to you to perform the critical job of monitoring security events from various SOC entry channels (SIEM, Tickets, Email, Phone).  Based on the severity, we expect you to escalate to managed service support teams, tier 2 information security specialists, and/or customer as appropriate to perform further investigation and resolution.

Join us now and secure your future and advance your IT security career like nowhere else.

What you’ll do

  • Monitor security alerts and participate in security incident management and response

  • Participate in evaluating, recommending, implementing, responding, and troubleshooting security solutions 

  • Provide input on tuning and optimization of security systems

  • Follow ITIL practices regarding incident, problem and change management

  • Document and maintain customer build documents, security procedures and processes

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging security threats including applicable regulatory security requirements

  • Be aware of the company's information security requirements while also reporting all breaches in information security to the Chief Security Officer 

What you need to succeed

Must-have

  • Degree / Diploma in a relevant area of study with a preference for Information Security, Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 1+ year(s) of previous Security Operations Centre experience in conducting security investigations

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Government of Canada Level 2 – Secret security clearance

  • Solid understanding of IT including multiple operating systems and system administration skills (Windows, Solaris, Unix)

  • Basic understanding of client-server applications, multi-tier web applications, relational databases, firewalls, VPNs, and enterprise Anti-Virus products

  • Strong knowledge of security incident management, malware management and vulnerability management processes

  • Experience with web content filtering technology - policy engineering and troubleshooting

  • Strong understanding of networking principles including TCP/IP, WANs, LANs, and commonly used Internet protocols such as SMTP, HTTP, FTP, POP, LDAP

  • Ability to work in 12-hour shifts including after-hours availability as needed

Nice-to-have

  • 2+ year(s) of previous Security Operations Centre experience in conducting security investigations

  • Information Security professional designations such as Security+, GISF, SSCP, CISA, PNPT

  • Security monitoring experience with one or more SIEM technologies – Splunk, LogRhythm, Sentinel, and EDR technologies

Who we are:
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations across the globe. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced start-ups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 

What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers. 
CDW is not only the People Who Get IT but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.
 

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