Procom

Procom

Toronto, ON

Security Specialist - Permanent

Security Specialist - Permanent

On behalf of our client, PROCOM is looking for a Security Specialist.

Security Specialist – Job Description

  • The Security Specialist will manage and support the overall corporate Information Technology security landscape
  • This role will work with technology including but not limited to: Windows Server, Active Directory, VMWare, Exchange 2016 and Exchange Online, MS Office, One Drive, SharePoint, Amazon Connect, Sophos (or other) Firewall and Salesforce Service Cloud and Marketing Cloud
  • This also includes network and telecommunication systems as well as applications and systems which directly support the end user computing environment
  • In addition to IT operations activities, this role will participate in technology research, budgeting, facilities security support, procurement, and deployment
  • Security Landscape
  • Support the organization’s security program and security operations
  • Responsible for ensuring all information systems are secure
  • Analyze IT specifications to assess security risks
  • Participate in IT and Business initiatives promoting adherence to security policies and standards for security domains as follows:
  • Security risk management
  • Endpoint security
  • Perimeter defense
  • Vulnerability management
  • Vendor risk management
  • Establish and maintain a security baseline for secure configuration of information assets.
  • Assist with the security reviews of networks, systems, hosted environments, and services.
  • Support incident response activities and triage involving collection of event data, detailed analysis of audit logs, and reporting.
  • Design and implement security measures and controls
  • Act on privacy breaches and malware threats
  • Security configuration management of hosts, network devices, and security appliances and technologies as follows:
  • SIEM (Security information and event management) rule creation and log analysis
  • Firewall rule configuration
  • Vulnerability scanning
  • OS security hardening
  • Network device hardening
  • Security appliance configuration
  • Develop, implement and enforce security standards per company’s information and security policies, controls and procedures.
  • Support system implementations, modifications and enhancements, identifying security gaps and preparing action plans to address
  • Technical security documentation development
  • Support regular patch upgrades and major technology upgrade initiatives, examining defensive system and provide reports on test results
  • Conduct security audit activities and vulnerability assessments
  • Assists in designing and developing security features for system architectures
  • Design and conduct staff training on security policies, best practices and procedures.
  • Facilities Security Support
  • Assist CIO with the ongoing support of our overall facilities security including working with building and vendor staff on an as required basis to address RPRA needs.
  • Budgeting
  • Working with the CIO, assists in the development and management of the I&IT annual operating and capital budgets from a security point of view

Security Specialist – Mandatory Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent expertise in Computer Science, Information Security Management or similar field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in information security.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience implementing security controls in an enterprise environment
  • Experience implementing a security protocol to ensure a secure Office 365 environment with SaaS hosted Exchange, OneDrive and SharePoint
  • Agile methodology experience
  • Success delivering on time, on budget to spec projects
  • Must hold a current cybersecurity certification (for example GSEC, GCIH, GCCC, GDAT, GCWN, GPEN, OSCP)
  • Sound knowledge and expertise in I&IT strategic and operational planning
  • Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of I&IT security systems and their specifications
  • Sound decision-making skills within the context of complex and sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Ability to engage and sustain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to foster a collaborative work environment that promotes and facilitates transparency and accountability
  • Excellent problem-solving and consensus building skills
  • Strong project management, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent analytical and evaluative skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, to conduct and direct research into I&IT security issues and products, and to take initiative in the development and completion of projects.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications ability
  • Early identification of potential risks to budget and schedule developing and implementing appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-changing environment
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
  • Self-motivated and organized to manage multiple and competing priorities
  • Known for being a team player ready to collaborate and pitch in where required
  • Discretion and judgement in working with confidential information

Security Specialist – Nice to Have Skills

  • Familiarity with a complex regulatory environment or public-sector entity an asset
  • Knowledge of full systems development life cycle (SDLC) preferred

Security Specialist - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – Permanent

Security Specialist - Assignment Location

Toronto, ON