Cyber Security Analyst

Information Technology
Oil & Gas
Calgary, Alberta
Job ID:
Dhanyatha Chandrashekar

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Cyber Security Analyst. This is an 8-month contract position located out of their Calgary head office.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

The Cyber Security Analyst will provide expertise predominantly in two areas, program management and operations.    

Program Management

  • Supporting the implementation of the client’s Cyber Security Program activities and related projects and initiatives. 


  • Performing and/or participating in the maintenance and enhancements of vulnerability management systems, initiatives, and integration.
  • Producing and analyzing scan reports (vulnerabilities, risk scores, dashboards, KPIs, exception, compliance, etc.) and driving the improvement of the Vulnerability Management processes and reporting.
  • Assisting in the coordination of efforts or initiatives for penetration testing, system and application vulnerability management and overall technical risk assessments.
  • Participating in the Change Management Process.

Skills & Qualifications

Must Haves

  • Familiarity with vulnerability assessment and penetration testing principles, tools, and techniques, including Nexpose, Appspider, Insight VM, Burp, Metasploit, Nessus, and Scripting languages. 
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively and tactfully with both business-oriented executives and technology-oriented personnel.
  • Experience with automating complex security activities.
  • Experience with IBM QRadar, McAfee ENS and CheckPoint Firewall & Cloud technologies.
  • Knowledge of prevalent operational security tactics and techniques (vulnerability exploits and countermeasures, remote access trojans and related persistence techniques, social engineering, etc.).
  • Interaction with multiple teams (IT architecture, Operations, application development, etc).
  • Ability to identify systemic security issues based on the analysis of vulnerability and configuration data.
  • Excellent communication skills including oral, technical and business writing, documentation and presentation skills.
  • Post-secondary education in information technology or related discipline or a combination of training and working experience.

Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of Formal Threat Risk Assessment (TRA) approaches such as Harmonized Threat and Risk Assessment (HTRA) methodology, ITSG-33, NIST SP 800-30, ISO 27005, OCTAVE, and FAIR.
  • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment & penetration testing principles, tools, and techniques.
  • Familiarity with common best practice security assessment & testing methodologies.
  • Ability to share meaningful insights about the context of an organization’s threat environment that improve its risk management posture.
  • Excellent time management, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Project Management.
  • Participating in sprint review or retrospective meetings.
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, GPEN and/or OSCP designations will be an asset.

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