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Network & Security Systems Analyst

March 26 2020
Industries IT: Software
Categories Information Technology, Networking, Security, Continuity, Risk, System administrator
Montreal, QC

Who we are

We are the industry standard wireless network design software used all over the world. What does that mean? If you are ever indoors and have good cellphone reception, chances are pretty good that network was designed with our software, and if you're in a building where reception from your network is poor, chances are they never used our software. What started 16 years ago as a 2-person startup providing software for designing indoor cellular networks has quickly evolved into the 100+ employee company we are today with several software products and mobile apps.


Reporting to the Information Technology Manager as part of the Information Technology department, the Network & Security Systems Analyst (NSSA) demonstrates expertise in the areas of information networks and data security, business continuity, and incident response. The NSSA is responsible for the deployment, administration, and support of Information Technology systems for the function of the business. This role is an exciting opportunity to deliver projects in an evolving IT practice.

Changes to production environments or incident response may occasionally require flexibility in working non-standard hours.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Design, implement and manage security systems across the organization's network
  • Protecting system boundaries (internal or external)
  • Guard computer systems and network devices against attacks
  • Secure highly sensitive data appropriately
  • Auditing security processes and submitting comprehensive reports on findings
  • Engage in system maintenance, troubleshooting and day-to-day activities for network and security solutions.
  • Research new security related technologies and provide recommendations for ongoing improvement to the organization's security infrastructure
  • Produce reports of any security incidents
  • Ability to lead analyzing, reporting and solving security incidents
  • Maintain skillsets and knowledge of industry best practices, required to obtain minimum one (1) industry certification per year as agreed upon with Manager.
  • Perform monitoring and administration of systems in production
  • Available for support calls 24/7 in case of disaster and emergencies


Here is what we are looking for – if you have it, let's talk.

  • Bilingual in English and French (oral / written).
  • College Diploma or University Degree in Information Security or relevant security up-to-date certificates and/or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in network security field.
  • Knowledge in computer networking; VLAN, WAN, LAN, Routers, Switches, Access Points, Firewalls, etc.
  • Asset: familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, NIST, COBIT, and/or ISO IT security standards
  • Certifications specializing in IT security and network technologies.
  • Experience in conceptualizing (systems architecture), building (implementing), and maintaining (documenting and maintaining up to date) security systems
  • Detailed knowledge of databases, server operating systems, security solutions and appliances (MS SQL Server, Windows Server, SIEM, DLP, Identity Management/Federation and SSO)
  • Experience with the following firewall systems: Cisco ASA
  • Experience in working with network monitoring tools
  • Project management skills and ability to deliver, whether as lead, or participant
  • Security threat and attack countermeasures
  • Ability to conduct forensic analytical studies and investigations
  • Holding certifications from the following are an asset:
    • Microsoft MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate), or higher (MCSE)
    • CompTIA Security+, or higher (CySa+)
    • ISC2 CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
    • Cisco CCNA Security (Cisco Certified Network Associate Security) or higher (CCNP)
    • EC Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

LOCATION:    Montreal (Ville St-Laurent), Quebec

STATUS: ​        Full time, permanent


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