Job duties typically include planning and implementing security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data. Assisting with the development and refinement of our various go to market service solutions, including the refinement of our off-shore delivery model.

The Tier-II security analyst is expected to stay up-to-date on the latest intelligence, including hackers’ methodologies, in order to anticipate security breaches, as well as understand the latest defensive tools being developed by various product companies that can be leveraged to thwart these hacks. They also are responsible for preventing data loss and service interruptions for our clients, by researching new technologies that will effectively protect a network; for example: perimeter security solutions, intrusion detection tools, communication and data encryption and malware/antivirus detection and removal techniques.

Additional duties

Additional duties may include:
  1. Developing or refining Pevnost Inc’s go to market service solutions:
    • Installing UTM’s, firewalls, data encryption and other security measures
    • Developing a managed services solution to maintain/configure existing client perimeter protection solutions
    • Post sales support
    • Development of client training packages, Training client staff on network and information security procedures
  2. Creating, testing and assisting with the implementation of network disaster recovery plans
  3. Performing risk assessments and testing of data processing systems
  4. Recommending security enhancements and purchases
  5. Familiarity of tools used to implement perimeter protection, intrusion detection, outgoing data inspection, communication and data encryption tools (Unified threat management tools)

Required Education & Experience

Required Education & Experience:
  • B.Sc or B.Tech in Computer Science (M.Sc preferred), or 4+ years of hands on IT Networking or Information security experience
  • Certifications in Windows, Linux/Unix system administration
  • Experience with
    • firewall and VPN systems (including Check Point, Cisco, Juniper, WatchGuard, Sophos)
    • authentication systems (TACACS+, RADIUS, multi-factor authentication, Kerberos)
    • encryption (including SSL, IPSec, PKI, Certificate Authorities, PGP, S/MIME)
    • log and security information/event management
    • content filtering
    • architecture models for enterprise and Internet services
    • routing security
    • secure network design and implementation
    • other security technologies (including IPS/IDS, vulnerability assessment tools, DDoS detection, anomaly and behavioural analysis, data leakage protection, patch management, exploit delivery tools, and anti-malware)
  • Understanding and experience with the security methodologies, standards, and best practices (ISO/IEC 27000-family information security standards, ITIL, and other security-related best practices are an asset)
  • Experience with both Windows and Unix/Unix-like operating environments (including Solaris, HPUX, AIX, Linux, Mac OS X and *BSD)
  • Experience with network traffic deep packet inspection, protocol decode and analysis
  • Proficiency with the English language (written and spoken)

If interested, please send your resume to: [email protected] with the position title in the e-mail subject line.