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Senior Security Specialist

Date: Mar 10, 2019

Location: Rexdale, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

 

Vacancy Number: 31960
Number of positions: 1
Town/City: Rexdale, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: TELECOM
Division: HOT SEM
Department: HOT SEM (10002175)
Job type: Regular
Duration of Assignment: Ongoing

 

General Accountabilities:

Reporting to the Security Manager of Hydro One Telecom Operations, provide technical expertise supporting HOT security services and internal security posture/readiness.  Evaluate the effectiveness and make recommendations to streamline existing processes, recommend new processes and implement approved changes.  Taking up on-call duties, if required.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in the delivery of HOT Security services, including Vulnerability Management, Incident Response, Threat Management and Monitoring, and Risk Reporting
  • Initiate and maintain up-to-date policy and procedure documents.  Provide support to staff in the development of practices and procedures including appropriate documentation.
  • Plan, organize, schedule, co-ordinate work activities / project tasks and provide instruction as required.  Check work to ensure quality and accuracy.
  • Consult with both internal and external clients; make recommendations to enhance the Security services.  Participate in establishing and communicating relevant security best practices.
  •  Provide Security expertise to appropriate organizations, identify any opportunities or inadequacies ensuring the Company’s interest is protected in a manner without risk and potential cost of losses.
  • Respond to project Scope of Work requests documenting both the project and sustainment effort.
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of advanced Security practices and frameworks.
  • Perform proof of concept testing to determine applicability and adaptability of security technologies.  Evaluate alternatives and make recommendations.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Selection Criteria

Essential Competencies

  • Experience in operational delivery of Security services, including Vulnerability Management, Incident Response, Threat Management and Monitoring, and Risk Reporting.
  • Experience in making recommendations to enhance client Security services and posture as well as ability to establish and communicate relevant best practice scenarios relating to Security requirements.
  • Experience in performing proof of concept (POC) testing to determine applicability and adaptability of security technologies.  Evaluate alternatives and make recommendations.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining security policy and procedure documents to support Security functions and services including providing support to staff in the development of practices and procedures including appropriate documentation.
  • Experience in diagnoses and troubleshooting complex security scenarios and issues.
  • Broad and detailed knowledge of systems and equipment used to implement and support security services and posture.
  • Experience with various computing environments and security administration duties.
  • Experience in support of general corporate security functions and deliverables.

 

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Broad and detailed knowledge of systems and equipment used to implement and support key security deliverables and functions.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and resourceful
  • Requires experience to be familiar with the organization structure, the role and responsibilities, procedures and practices. 
  • Requires excellent customer service skills to deal effectively with customers' problems, and to make recommendations that add value to the customer's business.
  • Experience in Unix security administration duties including backups, performance and resource monitoring
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP required.
  • In-depth knowledge of key networking and security technologies – UNIX, Windows, Cisco, Exchange, Oracle, Storeage Products, Email Encryption, VPN, IDS/IPS, VA Tools, SAP, Firewalls and SEM
  • Experience with common security logs, i.e. OS, Firewall, IPS, DHCP, DNS, Exchange, etc.
  • Experience in analyzing log files and summarize events
  • Familiar with behaviours of anti-virus, malware, worms and phishing activities
  • Requires experience with various applications such as MS Word, Excel, MS Project, and Visio to produce various technical reports.
  • Self-motivated with strong organization skills.
  • CISSP certification is required
  • A period of over 8 years and up to and including 10 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.

 

If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!

 

Thank you for considering this opportunity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  If you are being considered for an interview or other assessment one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in touch.  Furthermore, if you are being considered for an interview and require special accommodations please let us know.  Finally, short-listed candidates will be asked to pass a reliability check (which could include criminal background check, driver’s license abstract, education verification, etc.) prior being offered a job at Hydro One.  

 

Deadline: March 25, 2019

 

 

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