• Security Specialist

    Job Location CA-BC-Vancouver
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Job Description

    Security Specialist

    Vancouver, Canada


    Under the management of the Senior Manager of IT Operations, and the technical direction of the Senior Security Specialist, the Security Specialist will contribute to Avigilon’s Information Security Operations activities. As a Security Specialist, this position provides an opportunity to be directly involved in the development of our company’s cyber security programs. We are looking for an experienced security professional, who has a breadth of knowledge and skills across various security domains, an understanding of industry best practices, and an awareness of emerging cyber threats and trends.


    Skills and Experience

    • At least 2 years of related experience/ in the field of IT security monitoring, cyber threat analysis, and vulnerability analysis
    • Experience in incident identification/analysis, escalation procedures, and reduction of false-positives
    • Experience in establishing security controls to protect information systems
    • Experience in monitoring, evaluating, and interpreting vulnerabilities, CVEs, remedies, mitigation measures, techniques for escalation, social engineering tactics, performing vulnerability assessments.
    • 1-2 years’ experience or equivalent education in information security or IT auditing
    • Knowledge of and experience with system audit, profile review, and regulatory controls, including SOX
    • Skill in and knowledge of role-based access methodologies
    • In-depth understanding and experience in security monitoring, incident response, and forensic analysis
    • Understanding and experience in network and firewall technologies and management
    • Ability to define security policies and procedures for all Information Technology resources

    Job Functions

    • Incident Monitoring, Response, and Forensics
    • Access Administration
    • Security Awareness and Training
    • Security Process Investigation, Review and Audit
    • Project Assignments
    • Vulnerability Assessments
    • Network and Firewall rule creation and analysis
    • Penetration Testing


    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Security specialization certification (expert witness)
    • Certified Security Forensic Investigations
    • Certified Penetration Testing
    • Security specialization certification (Wireless, OS system, Network Security)
    • ITIL Foundations Certification
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), GSEC certification, or equivalent


    Perks of Working at Avigilon:

    As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, and medical insurance while travelling. You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits.





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