Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst

Category: Cyber Security Consulting
City: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J1019-2955
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

Join us and put your career in IT-security into high-gear!

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Managed Security Services (MSS) team as a Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst.

The Team:
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

The Opportunity:
Be part of something cutting edge and exciting. Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting sectors? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of a dynamic company that gives you a direct stake in its success? If you do, we're looking to strengthen our busy SOC team. We have strong demand from our clients on both Internal and external projects. We are therefore looking to hire a Security Analyst. Apply today and find out how you can develop your cyber career at CGI.

The Security Operations Centre (SOC) monitors security alerts and investigates suspected security incidents in order to make recommendations for containment and eradication.
As part of the SOC team, the SOC Security Analysts monitor security alerts, determine severity and impacts as well as participates in in security incident investigations and recommendations.

Your future duties and responsibilities

• Monitor security alerts of potential malicious activity detected by security systems such as: Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems (NIDS/NIPS, HIDS/HIPS, WIDS), Log Monitoring, File Integrity Monitoring and SIEM
• Determine and classify the severity of alerts and assess potential impacts
• Report and investigate potential security incidents
• Provide recommendations to clients for containment and eradication of threats
• Maintain Intrusion Detection/Prevention signatures
• Update security operations processes and procedures
• Assist in IT security investigations, exercises and tests
• Research, consultation with colleagues and training to maintain awareness of trends in new security threats, technologies and regulations
• Since this is a 24x7x365 environment, shift work (rotation) is required

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• Strong troubleshooting, reasoning and problem solving skills
• Strong interpersonal relationship skills and experience communicating effectively with clients, vendors and colleagues, both technical and non-technical personnel
• Team player willing to share knowledge and learn from others
• Ability to speak and write in fluent English
• Ability to obtain a Government of Canada security clearance of Level 1 (Enhanced Reliability Clearance - ERC)

Non-mandatory assets:
• Ability to speak and write in fluent French
• Completion of a post-secondary educational program in IT Security or Computer Sciences from a recognized community college or university
• One or more of the following certification: Security+, Network+, CCNA, ITIL

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.