Sr. Information Security Specialist – Network Security
Toronto, Ontario, CA
5d ago

What you’ll do

As a senior subject matter expert for network security, you will be expected to provide services in the following areas :

  • Assisting the Service / Product Owner in the delivery of network security services to continue to mature the services strategy, capabilities, techniques, processes embracing the Agile methodology and associated toolsets.
  • Creating, optimizing, and maintaining security policies for network-based, host-based, and cloud network and firewall technologies and all associated security features.
  • Creating, optimizing, and maintaining security policies for web application firewalls and all associated security features.
  • Implementing and optimizing VPN services for third party integration or corporate remote work.
  • Configuring and maintaining AAA policies on network access control technologies.
  • Configuring and maintaining multi-factor authentication technologies.
  • Configuring and maintaining firewall configuration monitoring and policy automation technologies.
  • Analyzing the team’s current technology portfolio, implementing and providing solutions to further enhance the security posture of the technology portfolio and aligning configurations to established industry frameworks.
  • Participating in annual audit activities : information gathering for annual assessments, solutioning and configuration optimizations and remediations, evidence attestations, and documentation and updates.
  • Lifecycle management of technologies including patching, capacity planning, replacing aging platforms
  • Providing on-call support of the team’s technology portfolio, on a rotating basis, to triage and resolve issues.
  • Being a champion for automation and DevSecOps to bring efficiency to the team’s processes and technologies.
  • Assist in the coordination and completion of information security operations documentation
  • Develop security processes and procedures and supports service-level agreements (SLAs) to ensure that security controls are managed and maintained
  • Participate in projects and work with the Project team to support ongoing activities and project deliverables
  • Who you are

    We are looking for high performing individuals who have :

  • A strong technical background on network security technologies (e.g. next generation firewalls, web application firewalls, firewall management tools, remote access technologies, multifactor authentication technologies, AAA technologies, etc.)
  • Challengers of the status quo with a can-do attitude.
  • Customer-focused, who will not hesitate to step outside the confines of their roles if the results will benefit the enterprise.
  • Cultivators of people, knowledge, and innovation.
  • Flexible and willing to take on a wide variety of technologies with an expanding portfolio.
  • Strong collaborators who have an organization-first attitude, creative thinkers, problem solvers, and innovators.
  • Looking to bring their experience to a team that is developing and evolving to meet the changing landscape of cybersecurity, and IT in general.
  • Comfortable working in an environment where management, team members, and customers are geographically distributed.
  • Organized and effective in coordinating, tracking, and reporting tasks. If you’re curious, ready to take on new challenges and open to doing things differently to help us evolve rapidly, then Canadian Tire is definitely the place to be.
  • What you’ve done

  • Deployed or worked with complex deployments of firewall and network technologies, next-generation security features, and Network and Host Microsegmentation
  • Been responsible for creating, troubleshooting, and optimizing web application firewall policies.
  • Participated in major cloud deployments and implementation of cloud network security technologies.
  • Adopted DevSecOps methodologies to develop automation with security technologies.
  • Working knowledge of common programming languages and scripting.
  • Gained broad understanding of the many different areas of cybersecurity and cybersecurity frameworks.
  • Trained for or possessing industry recognized certificates such as CISSP, CEH, GIAC GSEC (or above), Security+.
  • Trained for or possessing technology certifications such as PCNSA (or above), F5 (ASM), Microsoft Azure Security, CCNA (or above), Palo Alto.
  • About Canadian Tire Corporation

    Canadian Tire and its group of companies are boldly shaping retail in Canada and we continue to deliver a positive experience for our customers.

    As one of the most trusted brands in Canada, our employees take pride in the work we do across the country. It’s more than the iconic triangle that keeps our employees around.

    From benefits and perks, to learning and development opportunities, to our commitment to Jumpstart these are some of the many reasons why Canadian Tire Corporation is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

    To learn more about this team and the Canadian Tire group of companies follow us on LinkedIn.


    Information TechnologyOntario-TorontoPermanentFull-time

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    Nov 18, 2021, 1 : 29 : 36 PM

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