senior siem engineer - 6 months + - toronto, Toronto

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We are looking to hire a Senior SIEM Engineer for a long term role in Downtown Toronto
This will be a 6 month contract with potential to extend or flip to permanent

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• Five years of demonstrated operational experience as a cybersecurity analyst/engineer
handling cybersecurity incidents and response in critical environments, and/or equivalent
knowledge in areas such as; technical incident handling and analysis, intrusion detection,
log analysis, penetration testing, and vulnerability management.
• Must have 5+ years of hands-on experience with REGEX rules and scripting.
• In-depth understanding of current cybersecurity threats, attacks and countermeasures for
adversarial activities such as network probing and scanning, distributed denial of service
(DDoS), phishing, ransomware, botnets, command and control (C2) activity, etc.
• In-depth hands-on experience analyzing and responding to security events and incidents
with most of the following technologies and/or techniques; leading security information and
event management (SIEM) technologies, intrusion detection/prevention systems
(IDS/IPS), network- and host-based firewalls, network access control (NAC), data leak
protection (DLP), database activity monitoring (DAM), web and email content filtering,
vulnerability scanning tools, endpoint protection, secure coding, etc.
• McAfee Security Event Management certified (SIEM) definite asset
• Must have 5+ years of hands-on experience with McAfee SIEM
• Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, oral, and customer service skills.
• Strong knowledge of TCP/IP protocols, services, and networking.
• Knowledge of forensic analysis techniques for common operating systems.
• Adept at proactive search, solicitation, and detailed analysis of threat intelligence (e.g.,
exploits, IOCs, hacking tools, vulnerabilities, threat actor TTPs) derived from open-source
resources and external entities, to identify cybersecurity threats and derive
countermeasures, not previously ingested into network security tools/applications
• Excellent ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time and tasks effectively.
• Ability to work effectively in stressful situations.
• Strong attention to detail.

• BS in Information Security or equivalent work experience required and certifications.
• Any of the following certifications are a plus: CISSP – Certified Information Systems
Security Professional. CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker, CompTIA Security +.
• McAfee Product Specialist SIEM
• One or more of the following certifications: CCNP, Network+, Linux+, GCIA, GCIH, ECIH,
• In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and routing, firewall technologies, information security
principles and practices.
• Experience using application firewalls, SIEM, IDS/IPS
• Knowledge of common security assessment frameworks such as NIST, HITRUST, COBIT

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