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Sr. IT Security Specialist

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc


Vacancy Number: 31799
Number of positions: 3
Town/City: Toronto, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: ISD
Department: SECURITY (10002141)
Job type: Regular
Duration of rotation:


General Accountabilities:

The Senior IT Security Specialist will work within the Cyber Security Technology & Operations team to defend Hydro One Networks against Cyber Attacks and proactively assess existing defences. Primary duties will include Vulnerability Management & remediation tracking, analysis and dissemination of Threat Intelligence feeds, EDR telemetry analysis, coordination of Penetration Testing efforts, IPS tuning, SIEM event correlation/triage/response, DLP configuration/monitoring & Threat Hunting.


  • Analyze, assess, tune and deploy cyber security controls
  • Help prevent potential cyber security breaches & proactively action mitigative controls for emerging threats
  • Identify threats, detect anomlous traffic & attacks & coordinate with LOBs to respond to Cyber Security Events
  • Monitor systems for cyber security events
  • Manage Vulnerabilities and assist with Penetration Testing oversight & coordination
  • Monitor Threat Intelligence feeds


Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years in a Cyber Defence Operations / SOC team
  • 5-8 years experience with SIEM/Logging technologies (IBM qRadar, ArcSight, Splunk, ElasticSearch, etc)
  • 5-8 years experience analyzing vulnerability data, running VA scans (Nessus, Qualys, IP360, etc) and managing findings using a risk-based approach
  • 5-8 years experience working hands-on with Offensive Security tools (Metasploit, Burp Professional, Kali Linux, nmap, crackmapexec, Bloodhound, Responder, Powershell Empire, etc)
  • 5-8 years experience working hands-on with IPS and APT prevention technologies in an administrative capacity (Tipping Point, Deep Discovery, Carbon Black, Crowdstrike, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, FireEye, Lastline, etc)
  • 5-8 years experience admining IAM/PAM Solutions (CyberArk, RSA, Sailpoint, etc)
  • 5-8 years experience in a Cyber Security Incident Response, Analysis & Triage related role
  • 5-8 years of experience with hands-on technical forensic investigations (EnCase Enterprise, FTK, Nuix, Autopsy, Volatility)
  • CISSP or OSCP considered an asset
  • Bachelor in Computer Science (or equivalent) or College Diploma in Computer Studies considered an asset


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: August 26, 2019



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