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Security Operations Center Analyst

Ottawa, ON
Full Time
3 days ago

Fortinet is looking for a Junior Information Security Analyst as a member of the SOC Team in Ottawa.

Job Duties
  • Monitor SOC alerts to detect potential threats as part of a 24\\7 team
  • Use threat intelligence feeds, triage alerts and filter out false-positives
  • Run custom reports and log searches to support investigations and customer's requirements
  • Work with customers and Forensic analysis team to contain and eradicate incidents if need be
  • Follow Incident Response playbooks, processes and procedures and help to improve them
  • Work with customers to tune preventive security controls e.g. Fortigate firewalls

Required Technical Skills & Experiences
  • Strong understanding of layered security at data, OS and network levels
  • Strong understanding of Cyber Kill chain, threat vectors and threat intelligence
  • Strong understanding of network concepts, common protocols and services
  • Strong understanding of Incident response life cycle and IT service management
  • 3+ years of IT experience, ideally include security operations and Incident response
  • Familiar with NIST Incident Handling guide and Cybersecurity Framework
  • Hands-on experience with visualization and reporting technologies. SQL experience is a bonus.
  • Hands-on experience with Network Security technologies such as Firewalls, SIEM, Sandbox. Experience with Fortinet products is a bonus.
  • Hands-on experience with security log analysis such as AV, IPS, Anti-Spam logs
  • Hands-on experience with Linux and Windows system administration. Forensic analysis is a bonus.

Required Soft Skills
  • Team player, solution-focused, conflict management skills
  • Multi-tasking and stress management skills
  • Self-directed, takes initiatives, leadership skills is a bonus
  • Open to new challenges and learning opportunities
  • Understands the importance of discipline, consistency and communication
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Educational & Certification Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Security or related field
  • Credible certifications such as CISSP is a bonus


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