Tier 1 SOC Analyst

Secure Sense is currently seeking a qualified & experienced Tier 1 SOC Analyst. This is a full-time, permanent position with flexible hours. In this role, the Tier 1 SOC Analyst supports a 24x7x365 Security Operations Center and monitors security tools, assesses threats, and risks involving client infrastructure, and provides first tier response to security incidents for managed services customers. The Tier 1 SOC Analyst will also provide firewall change management and change control services. This position requires shift work.

An experienced Tier 1 SOC Analyst will have the ability to utilize commercial and internal tools to quickly analyze, detect, and respond to cyber security incidents. Candidates must have the ability to learn new concepts and development methodologies quickly and have the ability to interact with other teams on time-sensitive incidents.

The Secure Sense work environment and corporate culture is a collaborative space that embraces continual learning and self-motivated excellence while realizing that the most inspiring places to work are those that include an element of fun. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals who share our vision for continued growth and positive collaboration in the workplace, as well as with our partners and customers.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • College or University degree/diploma in a relevant area of study (strong preference for specialization in security)
  • Previous experience related to information technology (strong preference for information security)
  • Working Knowledge of at least some of the following: firewalls, IDS/IPS, MPS, SIEM, DLP
  • Windows OS, *NIX
  • Extremely high level of MS Office proficiency (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Customer Service experience
  • Exceptional written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly on the job and to make informed, responsible decisions
  • Multitasking skills

Not Required but an asset:

  • Industry certification(s) in a relevant specialization
  • Experience with malware forensics
  • Good understanding of network architecture
  • Prior work experience in a SOC
  • Experience and/or training with security vendor appliances, enterprise networking equipment–especially with any of our vendor partners (see http://securesense.ca/partners)

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