Junior InfoSec Analyst

Cybernetic Search

Junior InfoSec Analyst

  Montreal, Quebec
2 months ago
Permanent/Fixed Term
$100,000 - $110,000
Cyber Security

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On behalf of a global high-frequency propriety trading firm, Cybernetic is searching for a Junior Information Security Analyst. This is a hybrid position located in Montreal, Quebec.

Job Responsibilities

  • Monitor alerts for potential security incidents and requests for information, including real-time channels, tools, dashboards, periodic reports, chat sessions, and tickets.
  • Follows incident-specific procedures to perform basic triage of said potential security incidents to determine their nature and priority and eliminate obvious false positives and process requests for information.
  • Escalate potential security incidents to senior analysts and implement countermeasures/mitigating controls.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders with supporting third party security service providers to triage alerts, events or incidents.
  • Monitor and analyze Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) to identify security issues for remediation.
  • Knowledge of creating Security Information Event Management (SIEM) policy rulesets.-Recognize potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.
  • Interface with a variety of customers in a polite, positive, and professional manner.
  • Documents all actions taken in a ticketing system


  • Proven track record and experience of the following in a highly complex and global organization:
    •  Analyzing detected security events
    •  Performing triage of potential security incidents
  • Experience with the technologies including, but not limited to SIEM, IDS/IPS, Network/Host based firewalls, data leakage prevention (DLP).
  • Understanding of possible attack activities such as network probing/ scanning, DDOS, malicious code activity, etc.
  • Experience scripting in a major language (python/bash/powershell)
  • Working during an evening shift of approximately 11:00AM-7:00PM

Additional Qualifications

  • Willing to work on any of three shifts to offer 24 hours support service.
  • Understanding of common network devices such as routers, switches.
  • Understanding of basic networking protocols such as IP, DNS, HTTP.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated to improve knowledge and skills.
  • A strong desire to understand the what / why / how of security incidents.
  • Understanding of security-related areas (e.g. Malware re-engineering, Cloud Security, Phishing, Deception etc)

If interested, please reach out to dsullivan@cyberneticsearch.com

We aim to be an equal opportunity recruiter and we are determined to ensure that no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements.

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