Cyber Security Analyst – MacGyver Team

Analyst Intermediate

Cyber Security Analyst 

Field Effect Security is looking for cyber security analysts for our MacGyver team.

Why Field Effect? 

Field Effect is a rapidly growing company with an increasingly distributed global workforce that provides world-class managed cyber security solutions for businesses of all sizes. The company was founded by the brightest talents in cyber security, with a mission to remove the complexity of securing endpoints and networks by delivering monitoring and threat protection services that are easy to use and provide actionable insights.

MacGyver Labs 

The MacGyver team within Field Effect consists of Analysts, Developers and Security Researchers who are tasked with delivering deep subject matter expertise and capability development on a variety of key projects. As a successful candidate, you will have an opportunity to utilize and grow your knowledge of cyber security while helping protect Field Effect’s clients from the latest security threats. You will be exposed to a wide range of IT infrastructures and analysis targets ranging from large telecommunications systems to small business workstations and from mobile to cloud to IoT.

The MacGyver team faces interesting challenges that require a blend of technical expertise with the ability to distill information and communicate effectively. You will be equally responsible for engaging with other subject matter experts within the industry and distilling concepts and findings into actionable recommendations for senior executives.

In this role, an analyst can leverage their expertise to directly help a range of clients. Analysts continually grow and learn by being exposed to and challenged by widely diverse and varied IT infrastructures and systems.

Threat hunting and developing expertise and capabilities unique within Canada is challenging and requires broad knowledge. It is highly rewarding to help organizations defend against cyber-attacks and know that you are making a difference in ways that few others can.

Are you the right fit?

At Field Effect, we invest in our people and help them grow professionally. Having existing knowledge and a passion for the following skills would be an asset to the role:

  • Network analysis and packet capture using tools like Wireshark, Tshark
  • Fluency in multiple programming languages including C/C++, Java and Python as well as familiarity with multiple processor architectures
  • Software reverse engineering and vulnerability research skills
  • Broad general IT knowledge, including Windows enterprise networks, operating systems, virtualized and cloud-based infrastructure
  • Knowledge of cyber security practices, challenges, tools, and techniques
  • Knowledge of cellular technologies, especially LTE, and telecom service provider networks would considered an asset

Candidates will typically have either a College or University degree in fields such as Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field with a strong focus on cyber security. Don’t have this? No problem equivalent experience will also be considered.

Candidates will be Canadian citizens and eligible for a Government of Canada Top Secret clearance.

The candidate(s) selected for the next phase of the hiring process will be contacted directly.

Field Effect is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

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