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First West CreditUnion is a tight-knit team of smart, friendly, creative, skillful andpassionate professionals spread across British Columbia and beyond.
We’ve cometogether because we believe in making a real difference in people’s financiallives. We believe that keeping things simple, showing leadership, and bankingcooperatively can change the world for the better.
The Cyber Security Analyst acts as resident IT security advisor to assist peers, and business stakeholders on risks for programs and initiatives with technology components.
The role actively promotes integration of security into most aspects of IT and the business. Ensures that IT Cyber security operations are following regulatory and industry practices;
and that online and other threats and risks to the systems are mitigated.
Here’s what would be included as a part of yourtypical day :
Cyber Security Systems : Assists with the maintenance and operation of First Cyber Security production systems and tests labs.
Works with IT Operations on the alignment and implementation of security recommendations. Provides operational support and incidents management responses as required for assigned IS systems, including any system updates or implementation.
Security Responses : Assists and completes forensic system investigations, escalating more complex investigations to the Senior Cyber Security Analyst.
Reviews and assigns emails and tickets received and ensures that they are forwarded to appropriate IT specialist. Included in on-call rotation and assists team with afterhours incident resolution.
Risk Management : Proactively monitors First West’s networks for security breaches and / or incidents and investigates any violations;
prepares report that documents security incidents and outlines damage caused. Assists with penetration testing, both internally and externally to look for vulnerabilities in FW systems, prepares report and recommendations to Manager, IT / Cyber Security on any potential weaknesses in system security
Team Support : Participates in any change management processes related to IS Systems and operations. Works with IT Operations on the alignment and implementation of IS recommendations.
Recommends security enhancements to Manager, IT / Cyber Security or senior IT team members. Participates in assigned IT projects as the security operations subject matter expert
Situational Awareness : Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the information security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes and the development of new attacks and threat vectors
Required Skills, Experience & Qualifications :
College, Trade or Tech School Diploma (2 years) in a related discipline required
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Other Certifications, Designations or Licenses, CISSP, GIAC, Security+, CCNA SecOPs preferred
3 years information technology related work experience, with 1 or more years spent in a security function
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite, including Visio is required
Experience with deploying and securing Cloud deployments including PAAS, IAAS and SAAS
Experience with Incident handling and forensics
Working understanding of the following control and program frameworks, OWASP Top 10, Critical Security Control, COBIT 5, ISO 27000, and OSFI
Working technical knowledge of log management platforms including Syslog and at least one enterprise class SIEM
Strong understanding of IP, TCP / IP, and other common network protocols
Familiarity with securing Microsoft Cloud computing platforms
Experience with two or more of the following scripting languages : Python, or PowerShell
Effective communication skills.
Analytical and logical thinking / problem solving
Works well in a team environment
Why work for us?
Our employees give us a lot and we think it’s only right to give something back. We offer a total rewards package that includes :
A competitive base salary plus performance-based incentive compensation and annual merit pay increases
Flexible benefits as well as retirement benefits
Vacation time, a flexible Day4U , and the ability to purchase up to 5 additional flex days
Other financial perks such as waived or reduced financial service fees, reduced rates on personal loans, mortgages, and vehicle leases, and no-interest loans to buy computers or fitness equipment for home use
We are open to filling this role within 3 of our regional locations, Duncan, Langley, Penticton and we also have remote work options.
But most of all, we’re invested in our local communities. Our initiatives are far-reaching with a special focus on raising food, funds and awareness for our local food banks.
We volunteer and employees can be provided with paid time off to volunteer their time to assist in serving an organization.