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Security Analyst II - Incident Response

Reference ID: OPE01700-18

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Operations and Logistics

Be first 'on the scene'!

Join our team

The TELUS Security Incident Response Team (TSIRT) is a national team focused on security incident response and proactive threat management. We live in a fast-paced cyber-world where protecting our information has become paramount. We strive to always be steps ahead, tackling the toughest security challenges head-on with top talent and cutting edge technology. Define your career today as a Security Analyst with us.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

Every day we learn from one another and work together to ensure all TELUS team members have a safe and secure environment.

Do you enjoy sharing your impactful findings with key players in an organization? This front line role will require you to communicate effectively with technical teams and impacted business partners in sometimes stressful and time constrained situations. With your investigative and problems solving skills, you will address incoming Tier I security incidents.

Here's how

    •Being the Initial point of contact on most incidents being reported •Effectively monitoring SIEM systems and responding to security events across a wide array of technologies •Collaborating with various teams, triaging reported incidents and escalating and assigning to Tier 2 and/or Tier 3 as required •Adhering to operational SIRT processes and procedures leveraging relationships with numerous operations teams, tools and systems •Using your excellent written and verbal communication skills to record incident findings in a clear and concise manner •Supporting security investigations, including participation in chain of custody for evidence potentially leading to disciplinary or criminal prosecution •Being available for on-call after hours support on a rotation basis potentially leading to shifts contributing to a 7x24 online response capability


You are the missing piece of the puzzle

    •An unquestioned passion for Information Security and enthusiasm and curiosity to learn new things •Your experience in IT systems, security and network technologies and processes:
      •Windows/Unix system administration skills •Understanding of many common applications, technologies and protocols that make up the internet •Logging controls, log analysis and general security analysis tools •Understanding of IP Network technology, protocols, routing, firewalls, IDS/IPS, and anti-virus •Functional knowledge of common attack techniques and defenses •Scripting/programming skills in at least one environment or language
    •3 or more years of experience in operations and/or security •A university degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar disciplines •Your ability to obtain Canadian Government Secret Security Clearance

Great to have
    •Technical or professional certifications (such as CCIE, CISSP) •Bilingual, fluent in verbal and written English & French

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Posted: April 21, 2018
Closes: June 20, 2018