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IT Security Specialist -CISSP

Toronto, Ontario · Information Technology
Security Specialist
Downtown Toronto and this role is on a permanent basis. Located steps from Union Station, our client is recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.
As part of a great team of Security Specialists you will be responsible for delivering, implementing, and maintaining key parts of the security program. You will take on a select number of security posture improvement projects as well as operational duties shared with the team where necessary to maintain security posture. 
  • Highly knowledgeable in Incident Response procedures and be able to assist in developing the enterprise IR capabilities as well the capability to be able to lead and resolve incidents
  • Proficient at managing timely security implementation projects end-to-end
  • Highly comfortable with assessing security technologies and or services against security and business requirements to enable management to make a decision
  • Highly knowledgeable of industry security standards and requirements (such as ISO 27001/2, ISF Standards of Good Practice, OWASP Top Ten, and/or PCI)
  • Efficient at researching the latest security threats and vulnerabilities and applying this knowledge to protect company assets
  • Comfortable assessing and providing expertise in the risk management process and register
  • Able to draft documentation and presentations deliverables such as request for proposals, standard operating procedures, presentation decks, policies, and or management reports
  • Can take initiative and ownership to address challenges and escalate where necessary to ensure progress of assigned portfolio and or operating activities
  •  Highly comfortable testing, installing, administering, and troubleshooting  applications, systems, and infrastructure, fulfilling tasks that are moderate to highly complex and performed under minimal management supervision
  • ONE Industry recognized certification such as CISSP, CISA/CISM, SANS/GIAC, Cisco CCNA Security, CompTIA Security +
  • 5+ years of hands on information security experience including project delivery, 
  • 3+ years incident investigation/response
  • Knowledge of information security best practices, ISO standards, common risk framework: NIST, PCI, ISO 27002, ISF Standards of Good Practices, and ITIL
  • Experience & knowledge with leading security initiatives, including deployment of new technologies and practices
  • Experience & knowledge in Incident Response and dealing with malware, phishing, and other attacks
  • Experience & knowledge with log gathering and analysis or enterprise SIEM
  • Experience with Network and Perimeter security (Firewalls, IPS, Routers, switches)

Elena Ricci
Sr Technical Recruiter

(w) 416-855-1301
Elena Ricci
Sr Technical Recruiter

Please contact me with any questions:


(w) 416-855-1301

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