Professional Services Security Analyst

The Role:

Secure Sense is currently seeking a qualified & experienced IT Security Professional Services SME to join our Professional Services Team. This is a full-time, permanent position with flexible hours.

In this role, the Professional Services SME will deploy and configure IT Security technologies including any or all of the following: Endpoint Security Platforms, SIEM, Data Loss Prevention, IPS/IDS, Vulnerability Scanners, and other technologies supporting the products we sell and services that we provide. To see a full listing of technologies currently supported by Secure Sense please visit our website (http://securesense.ca/partners/). Secure Sense welcomes applications from individuals who have hands-on experience deploying, configuring and administering any of our technology partners’ products or equivalent.

So, why do IT’s best like to work at Secure Sense? Besides being a dog-friendly office, we are a fun, energetic team, with the company culture to match. Every day, we strive to ensure that we deliver industry leading services and deliverables, all while having a good time. We’ve also been known to hit a ball or two on our softball team, Pitch Don’t Kill My Vibe (we’re currently recruiting for Spring 2019 if you know any sluggers!)

I’m in, what should I expect?

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.

The successful applicant is one that places customer needs first, excels in communication (both written and verbal) and has the ability to resolve complex service interruptions.

Are you a self-starter that takes the initiative to improve processes and strategies? Can you work under pressure solving technical issues quickly and independently all while doing it with a smile?

If you answered yes, this is the job for you!

Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to, the following:

Candidates should be excited to configure and support enterprise-level security platforms. Candidates must have the ability to learn new technologies quickly and to become experts with these tools, often by obtaining industry standard or vendor certifications. As a product SME you will be asked to scope and architect solutions in diverse customer environments, deploy and support these solutions, interact with customers and our internal team as a go-to technical resource, as well as interface with vendors to stay up-to-date on product updates, releases, features and overall product roadmap. You will also help to support our own deployments of various solutions and controls.  Other duties include:

 

  • Developing and following practices and procedures to maintain firewalls and networking equipment
  • Guiding less experienced individuals through network and firewall troubleshooting
  • Analyzing firewall and network activity logs for anomalous behaviour.
  • Working with customers in a pre-sales capacity to provide solutions proposals, architectures and guidance for Network security solutions, as   well as other technologies as business requirements change
  • Working on RFP responses to customer requests for Network Security and other technologies as business requirements change.
  • Post-sales implementation of solutions proposed by secure sense, these can be new installs, conversions or work on existing equipment
  • Onboarding of new MSSP customers, building all required connectivity, documentation
  • Performing firewall reviews
  • Configure and support enterprise-level security platforms.
  • Must have the ability to learn new technologies quickly and to become experts with these tools, often by obtaining industry standard or vendor certifications.
  • Maintaining an up to date and working knowledge of modern security requirements,
  • Maintaining up to date with relevant industry certifications
  • Providing training to customers as well as other internal employees in areas of expertise, including network security technologies and other   technologies as business requirements change.
  • Support deployments of various solutions and controls.

What you bring to the team:

  • College or University degree/diploma in a relevant area of study (strong preference for specialization in security)
  • Minimum two (2) years previous experience during the past five (5) years supporting products on our line card or similar enterprise security solutions.
  • Working Knowledge of network architecture and protocols
  • Strong Windows and *NIX OS administration
  • Experience supporting products and services to customers
  • Exceptional written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly on the job and to make informed, responsible decisions
  • Multitasking skills and ability to juggle several competing priorities

Great-to-haves

  • Industry standard certification(s) relevant to Information Security
  • Engineer/deployment level vendor certifications in any of the technologies on our line card
  • Prior work experience in a SOC or supporting IT Security Managed Services

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.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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