Ignite Security is a security services organization empowering companies to establish a stronger security framework and become more Cyber Resilient. Through our security services and technologies, we enable organizations to effectively establish stronger security practices that are critical for threat defense to prepare you for a breach – before, during and after an incident. Serving Atlantic Canada today, Ignite Security Solutions Group is a subsidiary of Ignite Collaboration Services Group Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.
Junior Security Consultant
The Junior Security Consultant is a key member of the Services Delivery team. The Consultant will work closely with Sales and Delivery teams to plan, design and implement various security solutions, as well play a key role in developing our core offerings.
Roles and Responsibilities Include, but not limited to:
Summary of Responsibilities
Provide architectural designs and recommendations along with implementing IT security recommendations for systems, networks, applications and facilities based on business needs, regulatory requirements and industry best practices;
Support the existing security infrastructure to ensure uninterrupted operations;
Conduct technology assessments;
Research, evaluate and recommend new network and security technologies;
Install, maintain and operate Cisco security solutions and offerings;
Collaborate with client to assist with enablement of security technologies;
Ensure continuous improvement in security logging, monitoring and reporting; and
Evolve Ignite’s security awareness program through presentations to both small and large audiences.
Degree, diploma or technical certificate in Computer Science or a related discipline;
CCNA Route & Switch and/or Security required, CISSP, GSEC, CCSP or equivalent certifications/ experience are considered an asset
Experience in design, implementation, and support of enterprise environments is also considered an asset
Previous experience as a Security Analyst; performing network penetration testing is considered an asset
Experience with Firewall, IPS, Web, Email, and Endpoint Security solution; Cloud security is considered a strong asset;
Understanding of risk methodologies and able to communicate at various business levels.
Strong understanding of networking concepts and protocols, network security and communication methodologies;
Experience establishing and maintaining security logging, monitoring and reporting solutions;
Knowledge of authentication, authorization and access control methods;
Ability to solve complex technical problems quickly and completely;
Strong desire to learn new technologies;
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to end-users and at all levels within the organization;
Strong organizational, multi-tasking and creative thinking skills; and
Ability to function within a fast-paced team environment.
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