IT Security Analyst SOC Tier 1

Job Description

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.

Secure Sense is currently looking for a Tier 1 SOC Analyst with the ability to utilize commercial and internal tools to quickly analyze, detect, and respond to cyber security incidents. The Candidate must be able to work night shift.

Sounds great, so what’s the role exactly?

Event detection? Check. Event investigation? You betcha! Escalation? Remediation? Health checks? Definitely.

If you’re someone who thrives on learning new concepts and can develop methodologies quickly, we want to hear from you, today! Are you a SOC Analyst that understands the importance of responding to time-sensitive incidents, and doing so with a BFS (big fat smile)? We are looking for someone who is a team player, and excels working daily with our talented SOC team, as well as interacting with customers.

Do you think you’re ready to join this group of very elite cyber security individuals? Not going to lie, we’ve got some bigwigs here, so we ask you don’t bug them for signatures.

Aside from ninja skills, what other technical talents should I have?

  • Working Knowledge of at least some of the following: firewalls, IDS/IPS, MPS, SIEM, DLP
  • Windows OS, *NIX
  • 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

Not technical, but I also should have:

  • 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)
  • Multitasking skills
  • Ability to learn quickly on the job and to make informed, responsible decisions
  • Customer Service experience
  • Exceptional written and spoken communication skills
  • High level of MS Office proficiency (Word, Excel, Access)

Who is Secure Sense?

Secure Sense is a high performing, highly motivated group of like-minded IT folks. We are driven by our goal of becoming Canada’s most trusted cyber security provider and protecting our customer’s is what motivates us daily. Led by expertise, our technical and sales teams specialize in providing leading edge security, infrastructure, cloud solutions and product implementation. Through offering a range of services including managed, professional and risk advisory services, training and product reselling we proudly offer optimal custom solutions that always optimize return on investment. Our unique best-of-breed approach and innovative protection practices have made us a trusted advisor to Canada’s largest enterprises.

Do you share our passion for IT?

Secure Sense is proud to offer an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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