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Cyber Investigations Analyst

May 16 2021
Categories Information Technology, Analyst, Security, Continuity, Risk
Ottawa, ON

Cyber Investigations Analyst

Two (2) permanent, full-time positions – Ottawa, ON

Do you have extensive knowledge of computers and information systems, enabling you to act as a primary Cyber Investigator and forensic technician? Are you certified as a cybersecurity professional? If so, consider this exciting career opportunity with Canada Post.

Working in a team deployed across the regions and reporting to a national manager, you'll work independently as a primary client resource for their digital/cyber needs related to desktop, network and mobile investigations, including networks, telephony, mobility and communications devices, computers and peripherals, desktop and mail operations business applications.

More specifically, as an Analyst, Cyber Investigations, you'll liaise with Specialists on clients' behalf to manage incidents, and develop and/or deploy solutions and support to ensure operational business continuity, as well as provide IT advice and support in the acquisition of new tools and systems to support Security and Investigative Services or the Corporation. Leveraging your technical and communication skills, you'll manage relationships with the Canada Post Group of Companies, external contractors and other Specialists, and ensure the timely, cost-effective provision of resolutions and services.

To succeed in this role, you must be committed to maintaining awareness of "State of the Art" technologies applied in an IT investigative environment, and an understanding of future system requirements, in order to foresee the changes required to meet the needs of evolving business and technologies. In addition to managing your own training, you'll keep abreast of new and emerging training and technical developments via technical and training publications, training material, equipment documentation, industry literature, and more.

One position is English Essential, the other is Bilingual Imperative (BBBB).


You bring a successful track record to the role of Cyber Investigations Analyst:

  • A university degree or a college diploma in a field related to the position, such as (but not limited to) Computer Science, and Engineering.
  • Professional Cyber Security certification.
  • Three (3) years of relevant experience in an IT field related to the position.
  • Enrolment in a specific designation and/or certification programs may be required for certain positions.
  • Ability to attain and maintain a Secret Level security clearance and handle confidential information with the utmost discretion.
  • Experience in network virtualization, cloud technologies and/or cryptography.
  • Experience in Identity and Access Management.
  • Experience writing, or working with, Threat and Risk Assessments.
  • Experience in product testing and evaluation.
  • Experience in Security-related system management of either Windows or Linux server(s) or workstation (including VMs).
  • Experience in Security configuration of enterprise telecommunications / unified communications platforms and/or enterprise networking (e.g. Cisco, Juniper).
  • Experience with security protocols (e.g. TLS, HTTPS, IPSec, IKE), communications protocols (e.g. VoIP/SIP, REST interfaces, RCP, TCP streaming) and/or analysis tools (Wireshark, tcpdump, SIPp, etc.).
  • Experience in the following areas:
    • Component hardening and/or writing/editing component hardening guides.
    • Evaluating and testing of IT security products against security requirements (e.g. Common Criteria, FIPS 140-2, High Assurance standards).
    • Analyzing Security System Logs, Security Tools, and Data.
    • Defining Process for Managing Network Security.
    • Discovering Vulnerabilities in Information Systems.
    • Information Technology Knowledge.
    • Improving Security Efficiency.
  • Familiarity with Security Regulations and Standards.
  • Bilingualism (English and French) for the bilingual position; proficiency in English for the unilingual position.


To apply for one of these permanent, full-time positions (Job ID 112527) via the Canada Post Careers website, please click on the URL below:

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