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Cyber Security Analyst

Field Effect Software

Field Effect Software

British Columbia, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Cyber Security Analyst

British Columbia, Canada Req #23
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Field Effect is searching for a Cyber Security Analyst to join our Analytics team to monitor and assess diverse client IT environments to deliver an ongoing managed cyber security service. Organizations of all sizes are challenged to fully understand cyber security, not to mention having the expertise on-hand to manage cyber security effectively. Analysts on the team leverage Field Effect’s MDR platform to find and assess anomalies and turn information from the various sensors into insights that the client can digest and act on. The Analytics team faces interesting challenges that require a blend of technical expertise with the ability to distill information and communicate effectively.

In this role, you can leverage your expertise to directly help a range of clients and grow by being exposed to widely diverse and varied IT infrastructures. Threat hunting is challenging and requires broad knowledge. It can be very rewarding to help organizations defend against cyber-attacks and know that you are making a difference.

Experience & skills we look for

There are several attributes of someone who would be successful in a cyber security analyst role at Field Effect. These include:

  • Candidates will typically have either a college or University degree in fields such as Computer Science, Software Engineering, Network Administration, or a related field with a strong focus on cyber security. Equivalent experience will also be considered.
  • Strong analytical thinking, and the ability to spot patterns, trends and reason through problems
  • Understanding of the modern Internet, protocols, cyber threats and malware
  • Ability to take a wide, high-level perspective to prioritize, then drill down and get deep in the weeds
  • Data and metadata analysis using tools like Python, ELK
  • Network analysis and packet capture using tools like Wireshark, Tshark
  • Broad general IT knowledge, including Windows enterprise networks, operating systems, virtualized and cloud-based infrastructure
  • Clear and effective communication in writing
  • Thriving in a collaborative environment, both asking for and providing help
  • Having a deep curiosity and the ability to follow and investigate leads
  • Knowledge of cyber security practices, challenges, tools, and techniques
  • Occasional travel may be required for this role
  • Please note that this role is open to candidates that reside in PST time zone only

Added Bonuses

  • Application protocol analysis
  • Malware reverse engineering, kill chain analysis, and vulnerability research
  • Administration of security and networking software and hardware, including firewalls, proxies, SIEMs, Snort, Suricata
  • Ability to program in interpreted languages efficiently and effectively, especially Python

What You’ll Get By Joining Our Team

  • Your brilliance will get a runway
  • You will be surrounded by industry leading cyber security experts
  • You will help shape the future of cybersecurity
  • A workplace of opportunity
  • Competitive compensation & Extensive Benefits such as generous paid vacation

If this sounds exciting, we would love to hear from you! Please note that only the candidate(s) selected for the next phase of the hiring process will be contacted directly.

About Us:

People rarely can say that they work at a job they truly love—unless, of course, they work at Field Effect. We believe in investing in the personal and professional success of our employees. We want our teammates to feel great about the work that they do and about themselves when they are with us. That is our culture.

We have an all-star team with industry leading cyber security knowledge and analytical thinking that is engaged, motivated, genuinely curious, and has the willingness to be as diligent as possible. Field Effect is a rapidly growing company with an increasingly distributed global workforce that provides world-class managed cyber security solutions for businesses of all sizes. The company was founded by the brightest talents in cyber security, with a mission to remove the complexity of securing endpoints and networks by delivering monitoring and threat protection services that are easy to use and provide actionable insights.

Field Effect is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are given consideration regardless of race, religion, colour, gender, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class as provided in applicable employment laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us.

Field Effect has earned their outstanding reputation through innovation, ingenuity and drive to change the cyber security industry. As a result of the exceptional workplace and culture they have built, Field Effect has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Small and Medium Employers in 2023. In addition, they have been consistently named one of the top employers in Ottawa, by Invest Ottawa. This team is committed to helping businesses simplify and improve their cyber security by empowering their employees to collaborate, grow and thrive in their fields.

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