Junior Cyber Security Analyst

Ottawa Full Time Forensics/Incident Response Analysts Beginner

Field Effect Software is looking for a Junior Cyber Security Analyst for our Analytics Team. We are looking for a motivated individual who is keen to contribute to a growing organization. As a member of our Analytics Team you will work alongside a highly talented team of Cyber Security Analysts who monitor the networks and cloud environments of clients around the world.

As a junior member of the team you will use Covalence, our ground-breaking analytic platform, to monitor a range of different IT environments. You will help deliver world-class security services to our clients, contribute to the on-going evolution of Covalence and develop your skills as a cyber security professional.

Ideal candidates will have a University degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field, or a College certificate in Network Administration or a related field with a strong focus on cyber security.

You will have some project or work term experience in a modern IT environment where you have exercised your analytic, network administration and security skills. You are familiar with network analysis tools and techniques and can tackle routine analysis of network logs, packet capture and other common data types. You may have dabbled in malware analysis and follow the latest cyber security news religiously. You can communicate technical content effectively in written reporting.

Desired Skills

  • Understanding of modern cyber security practices, challenges, tools and techniques.
  • Understanding of the modern Internet and familiarity with its most common protocols.
  • Good packet capture analysis using tools like Wireshark, Tshark, etc.
  • Good data/log analysis using tools like Python, ELK, etc.

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