Information Security Analyst, Level I (onsite in Richmond, BC)



Richmond, BC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Information Security Analyst, Level I

PressReader is a rapidly growing technology company that partners with the world’s leading publishers to deliver content to millions of users in over 160 countries. Our progressive approach to digital distribution has allowed publishers such as The Washington Post, The Guardian, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The Globe and Mail, and Vogue to find new audiences through business partnerships, including airlines, hotels, cruise ships, libraries, and thousands of other companies worldwide.

Our technology also powers Branded Editions (BE) - a white-label solution that enables publishers to deliver their digital content in interactive ways. BE allows them to build a customizable platform that supports a wide range of revenue opportunities.

We have an opportunity for an Information Security Analyst, level I to join our IT Team.

Coming with at least two years of experience in Systems administration and Information Security, you will work to enhance our infrastructure and help identify and minimize cyber security threats. As part of the IT team, you will also utilize your expertise in server/system administration to maintain and update our infrastructure when necessary. Each day in this role will be unique.

This role is a great opportunity if you want to advance your knowledge and experience in a collaborative and supportive environment where you will be challenged and empowered.

In this role, you will:

  • Work with our incident response team to ensure server/endpoint protection for the following:
    • Look for integrations with current Hardware/Software for better protection
    • React to and investigate Endpoint/Server cyber security alerts
    • Read/Scan Active Directory logs:
      • React to Suspicious activity
      • Continue to fine tune logs to filter out the non-pertinent ones
  • Add/Modify user permissions according to company guidelines (Access Management)
  • Participate in reoccurring internal audits to help determine System strengths/weaknesses
  • Collaborate with creating technical documentation all relevant teams
  • Continuously maintain knowledge of new and emerging technologies that may benefit our data center
  • Assist with employees’ Security Awareness training

You are a great fit if you have:

  • Two to five years' experience in enterprise cyber security risk management or in a related role
  • Knowledge of Active Directory and Hybrid Azure AD configurations, as well as common Operating Systems such as: Windows (client/server), Linux, and Mac
  • Good understanding of and exposure to security tools such as firewalls, anti-virus, anti-spam, and server and network device hardening
  • Hands-on experience with security concepts such as MFA, Server Patching, Endpoint/Server Protection, and Access Management
  • Experience with IT service management such as configuration, change and incident management, and Incident Response Life cycle
  • Strong investigative, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of scripting languages (PowerShell/bash/batch)
  • A background in network monitoring and intrusion prevention as well as backup and disaster recovery principles
  • A good understanding of cyber security frameworks and compliance requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communication as well as interpersonal skills. You take pride in providing clear and easy to understand information to all internal stakeholders
  • The ability to work with all kinds of personalities and manage conflicting priorities well in a fast-pace environment
  • A solution-focused approach rooted in consistency and rigorous attention to detail
  • You are open to new challenges and learning opportunities
  • Strong collaborative mindset and a great sense of humor

Bonus points if you:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security or related field.
  • Hold one or several of certifications: Security+, CySA+, CEH, CRIC, CISSP, CISA,
  • Have experience with enterprise network equipment such as routers, firewalls, and switches
  • Have a strong interest in the technology sector

This role is a full-time position based in our Richmond, BC office. This role will require being on-premises 2-3 days per week.

We understand everyone has different circumstances; however, we will only consider applicants who are legally eligible to work in Canada.

If you don’t see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed for this job, we still encourage you to apply. We are committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive and diverse company and we welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, sexual identification, and life experiences.

Sometimes emergencies happen and you may need to reschedule an interview. We understand. Please let us know without worrying about losing the opportunity or your credibility.

PressReader offers a compensation package which includes extended health care, dental, vision and accidental death insurance paid by the company; 15 paid vacation days to start, sick and bereavement days; reimbursements for professional training and membership in professional associations; fitness subsidy and more, along with a chance to be working with amazing people.

To apply, please submit your resume, and a cover letter explaining why you are the right person for this role.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate.

We can’t wait to meet you!