IT Security Analyst

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Toronto ON

IT Security Analyst


  • Working with leading information security risk assessments and advise on risk mitigations for complex projects delivering innovative financial solutions.
  • Working experience in risk assessment, creating Threat Risk Assessment (TRA) reports and data classification, and have worked with Penetration testing reports.
  • Reviewing Architecture and Solution Design documentation and can identify and assess potential risks.
  • Working with security architecture principles in multiple security domains (cloud security, application security, data protection, network security, Identity and Access Management, security engineering, security governance).
  • Conducting research on the latest security technologies and standards, and learning about the threat and vulnerability landscape.
  • Implementing security controls to protect new cloud technologies
  • Collaborating with multiple stakeholders and are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects in an agile way.

Requirements/Must Have Skills

  • 4 years of experience in security architecture, software development, and/or hands-on experience with implementations of cloud environments, security controls and cloud-based solutions.
  • Solid knowledge of cloud technologies and services (GCP, Kubernetes and IAM, CI/CD pipelines, infrastructure as a code).
  • 5 years of experience conducting Threat Risk Assessments of complex, mission critical applications and confidential data assets.
  • Familiar with industry standards and frameworks e.g. NIST 800-53, ISO 27001, ISO27002, ISO 27017, ISO27018, PCI DSS.
  • Advanced communication (verbal/written/presentation) skills in English

Nice-To-Have Skills

  • Industry recognized security certification(s) (CISSP, CISM, CCSP, CRISC) is an asset.
  • Certifications from major cloud providers is nice to have (Google, Microsoft or AWS).
  • Knowledge of Spanish is nice to have

Soft Skills

  • Experienced working in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High attention to detail

Best vs Average: The Best vs Average candidate would have experience in both Security Assessment and Cloud Experience.

Degrees or certifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or in a related field.
  • Certification in GCP

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