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Senior Cyber Security Analyst



Senior Cyber Security Analyst



Employment Type:



per year

Job Description:

Technology never sleeps and neither do we. At CDW, we're always on, forever vigilant and information security is infused in our DNA. A Fortune 200 leader and Canada's number one provider of IT solutions, we have a proud 20-year track record of safeguarding companies' critical data and resources through the very latest cybersecurity technologies and practices.

As a Senior Cyber Security Analyst, you'll be a key contributor to our Security Operations Center (SOC) team which specializes in detecting and responding to security incidents. This job is an exciting opportunity work with real security threats and work with clients to mitigate and respond to such threats.

Our mission is to the best collaborative Security Operation Center in the country. To that end, we've recruited some of the best technology minds working in cybersecurity today. Talented and visionary performers from academia as well as the world's most famous offensive security labs.

Join us and bring your considerable talent and desire to learn, experiment, lead and succeed in an innovative, highly autonomous and entrepreneurial environment. Together, we can advance Cybersecurity and your career like nowhere else.

* What you'll do
* * Conduct incident investigations on SIEM tools
* Perform threat hunting on customer networks to detect and isolate threats and provide recommendations to customers.
* Act as designated lead on customer on-boarding projects to ensure a successful transition to SOC for security monitoring services.
* Provide proactive security investigation and searches on client environment to detect malicious activates
* Maintain up-to-date understanding of security threats, countermeasures, security tools and network technologies
* Maintain technical proficiency, sharing knowledge throughout the firm through tool development, template enhancements and methodology enhancements
* Identify and implement improvements in existing processes and procedures
* Prepare Monthly Security Reports for managed clients which includes excellent analysis and recommendations and present them to customers during monthly meetings.
* *What you need to succeed

* 5+ years of experience in security operations
* Strong understanding of computer networking and software development
* Ability to obtain and maintain a Government of Canada Level 2 - Secret security clearance
* Expert knowledge of security incident management, malware management and vulnerability management processes
* Advanced understanding of client-server applications, multi-tier web applications, relational databases, firewalls, VPNs, and enterprise Anti-Virus products
* Security monitoring experience with one or more SIEM technologies - QRadar, LogRhythm, Splunk and intrusion detection technologies
* Web development experience
* Ability to be available after hours and participation in on-call rotations
* Nice-to-have
* * Information Security professional designations such as CISSP, CISM, CISA
* Preferred vendor certifications such as Splunk, QRadar, LogRhythm
* Bilingual English and French
* Who we are
* CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, combined with the expertise of our specialists, there is no request too big or too small. A unified team of challenge takers, diverse thinkers and problem solvers, we believe when you enjoy what you do and who you do it with, you do your best work. And that means everyone wins.
* Awards and Recognitions
* * #178 on the Fortune 500 list
* #81 on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work
* #1 on Channel Daily News' Top 100 Solution Providers List across Canada
* Fortune's Future 50, an index that evaluates the long-term growth prospects of major public companies
* Our Benefits
* CDW offers a variety of benefits, perks and development programs that enable coworkers to perform at their best personally and professionally. We understand the importance of work/life harmony and strive to help our coworkers achieve it.
* Comprehensive package: healthcare, dental, vision, paid vacation time and sick days
* Coworker stock purchase program
* Coworker discounted purchase program
* Tuition reimbursement for those wishing to further their education