IT Security Analyst

Location: Delta, BC
Date Posted: 04-11-2018

On behalf of our client, Affinity Staffing is seeking an IT Security Analyst .  You would be joining an organization who was one of the winners of the Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures in 2017.  Fitting into the culture is critical.  We are looking for someone who has demonstrated initiative through bringing forward new ideas, collaborative in approach to help other team members succeed, and is driven to be a high performer with a commitment to innovation and excellence. This organization operates across Canada, is publicly traded company and growing!

The IT Security Analyst is responsible for all facets of IT security. He\she will have a passion and be a champion for security, technology, process improvement, best practices, audit, compliance and risk management throughout the organization.  In conjunction with IT Leadership and the IT security team, the IT Security Analyst is responsible for Sienna’s external and internal security posture across all systems and infrastructure (clouds, servers, networks etc.). 
  • Works with IT Governance, Application Specialists and Network Analyst to ensure optimal security.
  • Selects, implements and operates all security related tools, such as:
  • End Point Protection
  • Security Information Event Management
  • Cloud Access Security Brokers
  • Firewalls
  • Unified Threat Management
  • Microsoft System Centre Configuration Manager
  • Vulnerability Assessment Tools
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Social Engineering & Training
  • Network Access Control (in conjunction with the Network Analyst)
  • Reports any security breaches as they occur to IT leadership. 
  • Provides weekly-monthly-quarterly-annual reports to IT leadership.
  • Takes the lead in any security breaches and follows the process as per policy and procedure
  • Works on projects as the security lead, acts as a Tier 2 IT resource on projects.
  • Responsible for the security portion of audit compliance, reporting to Internal Audit and External Audit as needed.
  • Manages the security and business continuity (backups, restores, tests) portion of all vendors (SaaS, IaaS, Managed Services) ensuring they comply with our vendor management & security policy.
  • Handles security and infrastructure cloud (Office 365, IaaS etc.) related escalation\tickets from the Service Desk Tier 1
  • Works with IT leadership to identify and evaluate innovative ideas. As a member of relevant security industry based groups, will attends appropriate conferences, webinars etc. 
  • In conjunction with the Network Analyst, administer the VMWARE infrastructure and data center environment at support services office. 
  • Minimum 5 years’ in a similar role
  • Security certifications
  • Knowledge of COBIT, Bill 198\SOX, PHIPA, ITIL or other control frameworks
  • Knowledge of Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) tools
  • Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • Knowledge of IT Infrastructure and applications
  •  Ability to explain technical jargon in simplified terms
  • Ability to track management multiple parallel activities
  • Excellent presentation, project management, problem solving, training\coaching and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to innovate and learn new technologies quickly
  • On-call 24/7
  • Works between the hours of 9AM-5PM PT, in our Delta Office
 About Affinity Staffing: 
Affinity Staffing is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
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