Job Description

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Information Security Analyst

We’re looking for an Information Security Analyst to join our IT Security Team!  Reporting to the Director of Information Security you will be responsible for identifying and responding to Information Security events, analyzing security vulnerabilities and threats, and providing Information Security expertise to various IT Teams and Departments within Pollard Banknote.

What you will do

  • Measuring compliance with corporate IT security policies and standards in support corporate IT security governance.
  • Development, implementation, reporting, and management of the vulnerability management program.
  • Perform threat analysis and vulnerability assessments.
  • Participate in the development and measurement of secure system configuration baselines.
  • Implementation of the Pollard corporate information security awareness training program.
  • Monitor and manage information security event detection tools such as of Intrusion Detection or Security Incident and Event (SIEM) tools.
  • Optimize Pollard’s existing investments in information security technologies.
  • Investigate security events and participate in security incident management activities.
  • Work closely with infrastructure and development teams to design secure business solutions by facilitating the implementation of protective and mitigating controls.
  • Participate in the development and deployment of security solutions at Pollard.
  • Participate in compliance and audit activities.
  • Provide Information Security guidance to projects to assess security, and control requirements, and ensure that security controls are implemented as planned.
  • Promote information security throughout Pollard
  • Communicate with stakeholders throughout Pollard to resolve information security risks

Who you are

  • A good listener who possesses excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively work with the team, senior management, and customers
  • A resourceful problem-solver with the ability to use logic, technical and critical thinking skills to proactively plan for and investigate issues
  • An individual with keen attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple priorities and adapt to changing initiatives
  • An analytical individual who can effectively self-manage and complete high priority tasks

What you will need

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information and Technology, or related experience.
  • Industry recognized information security certification or designations (CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, GIAC, CompTIA, etc.) desired or ability to work towards certification
  • Experience with cloud services such as Amazon Web Services and Office 365 desired.
  • Demonstrated experience as an information security analyst
  • 3 years’ experience in an Information Security analyst role desired
  • Working knowledge of Information Security standards, frameworks and best practices (e.g., ISO 27001, OWASP, ITIL, Centre for Internet Security)
  • Working knowledge of risk assessment and risk assessment methodologies.
  • Working knowledge of Windows desktop, and server, Linux, and Active Directory
  • Working knowledge of IP based networking including networking devices
  • Previous experience with security tools such as SIEM, Firewalls (such as Palo Alto), IDS/IPS, Vulnerability Scanners (such as Tenable), and endpoint malware detection products.
  • Experience with information security incident management and response.
  • Experience conducting vulnerability assessments.
  • Experience with cloud services such as Amazon Web Services and Office 365 desired.

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote Limited is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a diverse workforce. We thank all candidates that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.