Senior Security Analyst - Toronto

sdawson_at_bluelime.ca
Date: 05/08/03


Date: Wed, 7 May 2003 18:16:59 -0400

Senior Security Analyst - Toronto

Reporting to the VP Security Solutions, this individual will perform a variety of computer security related tasks, including application security analysis, security software installation, vulnerability assessments and penetration testing. Develop comprehensive reports and present recommendations as required.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Application security analysis - perform detailed analysis of specific applications/systems to determine potential security risks. Develop recommendations to mitigate those security risks. Security software - design, install, configure and customize security applications such as intrusion detection software, baseline security analysis programs and vulnerabilities scanners. Vulnerability assessment - perform scanning and analysis as required to assess specific and general vulnerabilities in a variety of computer and networking environments. Develop written reports and recommendations to mitigate those vulnerabilities. Present findings to appropriate levels of management. Penetration testing - use commercial and "general domain" applications to penetrate systems and networks. Develop and present recommendations to thwart similar attacks.

Qualifications
Work requires reading, writing and analytical skills normally equivalent to a computer science degree.
3-5 years experience in security related activities, plus an additional 3-5 years in other technical computer jobs such as systems/network management and analysis.
Security certification by SANS, CSI or another recognized organization.
Detailed knowledge of Microsoft Windows, a variety of UNIX platforms and computer networking.
Detailed knowledge of a variety of security applications including Intrusion Detection, scanning and assessment software from commercial companies such as RealSecure, Symantec, Dragon Systems, Checkpoint and NetIQ.
Detailed knowledge of "public domain" tools such as snort, nmap, whisker and firewalk.
Detailed knowledge of techniques used by "hackers" to exploit systems.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Fluent in English.
Must be a team player but also be able to work independently and unsupervised.
Strong time management and project management skills.
Strong customer service skills.
Valid driver's license and able to travel to client sites.
Minimum 6 years of Canadian work experience.

Please send resume and cover letter highlighting the above mentioned qualifications to sdawson@bluelime.ca with salary expectations.

-- 
Sean Dawson
Partner
Bluelime Consulting Inc.
416.963.9780
sdawson@bluelime.ca
www.bluelime.ca


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