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IT Security Analyst (MR5781)

McGill University - Human Resources
Position Title: 
IT Security Analyst (IST2I)
Position Summary: 
Support the IT infrastructure with specific emphasis on Information Security. Assure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all data and IT infrastructure components. Research, design and implement hardware and software security solutions.
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Plan, implement and oversee the operation of the University information security protection program.
  • Manage response to security incidents (e.g. data breaches). Aggregate, correlate and analyze data.
  • Audit to ensure compliance with established regulations, standards, policies, procedures, and configuration security guidelines. 
  • Manage information security vendor assessments, security attestations, re-certifications, audits, risk assessments, security testing.
  • Design, implement and integrate security information and event management (SIEM), log management, anomaly detection, and configuration and vulnerability management.
  • Design and implement information security solutions/infrastructure.
  • Manage information security risks. Assess risk strategies to manage risk. Provide solutions for remediation and compensating controls.
  • Plan and implement identity and access management/governance.
  • Review and analyze security device configurations and policies.
  • Participate in defining, implementing and measuring security awareness and training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by director.
Minimum Education & Experience: 

Undergraduate Degree

Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities: 
Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Security Management or Electrical Engineering preferred. CISSP or equivalent certification are required. Certifications in your area(s) of expertise are required. Possess breadth of knowledge of IT and information security concepts, practices and standards, networks, data, systems, databases, applications and identities. Possess expertise in identity and access governance/management, network/data security, protection and countermeasures, risk management, auditing, incident response, forensics, and security/penetration testing. Demonstrated mastery of security tools. Experience in programming, batch processing. SQL Language and database administration is a definite asset. Demonstrated business acumen, process-oriented thinking, communication skills, project management, time management, self-reliance and strong technical writing skills. English and French, spoken and written.
Reference Number: 
Reporting To: 
Director IT Infrastructure
Salary Range: 
(Grade 05) $53,300 - $66,700 (midpoint) - $86,800
IT Services, Information Security
Position Type: 
Hours Per Week: 
Additional Information: 
On-call rotation may be required. Annual Criminal background and financial checks executed.
How To Apply: 

Please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, clearly indicating the reference number:

McGill University, HR IT Services
688 Sherbrooke Street West, 16th floor
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 3R1

(514) 398-4451

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