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SIEM Security Specialist

CGI

This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted August 11, 2017.

Job DescriptionSIEM Security Specialist

Position Description
Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
Language requirement: English (French is an asset)

Profile Description
CGI’s Cyber Resilience team, which is the Canadian Security Centre of Expertise supporting CGI business units and their clients worldwide, is headquartered in Ottawa. The team is composed of three groups: Managed Security Services (including 24x7x365 SOC), Security & Privacy Consulting and our Certification and Accreditation lab. We have a strong team of security professionals composed of engineers, computer scientists, technicians, analysts, as well as specialists in intelligence, privacy, human behaviour, communications & security, and more. We offer a dynamic team-oriented environment with a wide range of exciting career growth opportunities for our members.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Managed Security Services (MSS) team as a SIEM Security Specialist. The SIEM Security Specialist is an IT Security professional responsible for deploying and supporting security technologies for clients in a large enterprise environment. The successful candidate for this position enjoys working in a dynamic fast-paced collaborative team environment and interacting with clients. We are seeking a self-starter who enjoys learning and keeping abreast of new technology trends. Your future duties and responsibilities
Key Deliverables and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following)

• Troubleshoot the log collection from networking devices, operating systems, databases, security applications, and hosts.
• Support and enhance event parsing, log collection, storage, automation and monitoring.
• Solve complex integration and technical issues.
• Exchange information with solution vendors.
• Produce and update technical documentation.
• Develop and evolve process and standard operating procedures.
• Provide input to the Project Manager to create and update project plans.
• Provide input to reference architectures/designs and implementation plans for log collection and data flow between solution and target systems; may produce designs for less complex solutions.
• Work effectively on several concurrent client and/or internal initiatives.
• Transfer knowledge to colleagues via delivery of informal training and documentation improvements.
• Provide feedback to our Service Evolution team on service improvement opportunities.
• Provide off-hours on-call support on a rotation basis.
• Maintain awareness of trends in regulatory, technology, and operational requirements. Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Experience and Education:
• Three to five years of directly related practical experience. Related post-secondary education would be a definite asset.
• Knowledge/experience in Security Information Event Management (SIEM), Log Management and other security technologies.
• Experience troubleshooting Linux/UNIX based devices.
• Strong understanding of storage and database technologies and concepts.
• Strong understanding of log collection from networking devices, operating systems, databases, security applications, etc.
• Strong understanding of common log formats such as syslog and CEF.
• Strong troubleshooting, reasoning and problem solving skills.
• Team player willing to share knowledge and learn from others.
• Good time-management and organizational skills and ability to work autonomously in a dynamic environment.
• Ability to deal with aggressive timelines and the associated pressure.
• Ability to speak and communicate clearly and effectively in English with both clients and internal organizations.
• Ability to write clear and concise technical documentation in English.
• Ability to obtain a Government of Canada security clearance of Level 1 (Enhanced Reliability Clearance – ERC).

Desirable:
• Knowledge and experience in other security services such as: Intrusion Prevention/Detection (Network and/or Host based), VPN, NG-FWs, Firewalls, Web Content Filtering, WAF, DAM
• Security certifications such as: CISSP, SANS GIAC such as GCFW, GCIA, GCWN.
• Experience in creating scripts.
• Ability to speak and write in French.
• Ability to obtain a Government of Canada security clearance of Level II (Secret). At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company – one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients – and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.

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Company DescriptionAt CGI, we are a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company – one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients – and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.