Cyber Security Analyst

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Cyber Security Analyst

Location: Ottawa
Job Code: SCA-001
Number of Openings: 1

Position Description:

Established in 1993, Nova Networks Inc. has grown to become one of the most respected information technology firms in Canada. Nova Networks is committed to the goal of ensuring that the products and services we provide exceed our clients’ expectations.

As a Cyber Security Analyst your focus will be on security issues from Service Desk phone calls, emails and security monitoring systems, as well as end user and infrastructure security alerts. You may assess, plan, and enact security measures to help protect an organization or users from security breaches and attacks.


Your duties and responsibilities would include:
• Monitoring, investigating, and responding to alerts related to suspected cyber security incidents;
• Investigating internal security incidents (actual or suspected), to contain and understand the extent of any impact;
• Analyzing phishing campaigns and impersonating websites and work with 3rd party providers to remove fraudulent content;
• Continuously improve the efficiency of threat detection, alerting and response through tuning and automation working with engineering and our tools team;
• Maintaining and improving processes and procedures;
• Continually improving your threat knowledge and share with others;
• Preparing monthly security reports for clients with recommendations;
• Preparing and delivering Cyber Security awareness sessions;

Candidate Requirements:

  • A Degree or Diploma in a computer-related field with 2 years’ of Cyber Security experience and 3 years’ experience on a Service Desk or NOC working incidents;
  • Technical knowledge of some or all of the following: Office 365, Active Directory, networking and Microsoft servers, end point management, anti-virus, anti-spam, email security;
  • Good communication skills - both verbal and written;

Nice to Haves:

  • Bilingual [French/English] communication skills would be an asset;
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CompTIA Security+ certification would be an asset;
  • SOC 2, ISO 27001, NIST Cyber Security Framework experience would be an asset;

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