Cyber Security Operations Specialist- SOC/ Azure

  • Date Posted Jun 2, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14631

Do you seek challenges and personal development opportunities, and have the courage to make a difference? Do you possess excellent communication skills and are constantly looking for more efficient ways to manage processes and company assets? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Cyber Security Operations Specialist- SOC/ Azure who will be responsible for providing research, evaluation, assessment, operational, reporting and analytical support for cyber security incident handling programs and initiatives. The ideal candidate has solid experience in Cyber Security Operations Centre.


  • Ingesting and triaging security requests and determining the severity level
  • Taking ownership of incident response efforts from triage to closure
  • Scheduling meetings with supporting stakeholders
  • Developing incident briefings and submitting them for approval
  • Facilitate audit activities as initiated from internal and external entities, following established policies and procedures.
  • Required flexibility to work nights, weekends, and/or holiday shifts in the event of an incident response emergency
  • Managing the security request queue
  • Monitoring the incident response mailbox and engaging the appropriate LOB who are required to respond
  • Supporting with shift handover
  • Consult with partners on Technology Controls and Information Security programs, incidents, and controls.
  • Support and partner with information security investigations and forensics teams during active incidents.
  • Leverage technology processes and tools to react to current and emerging security threats and clients as part of the incident and event management processes.
  • Articulate and document the impact of control gaps on the business and the overall Bank, risk mitigation and
  • remediation plans, documentation of triage steps or engagement with key stakeholders on resolving overall Bank
  • issues.
  • Develop and enhance internal policies and procedures for related incident and event handling capabilities.
  • Adhere to and advise on, oversee, monitor, and enforce enterprise frameworks and methodologies that relate to information security incident management activities.
  • Partner across client’s  Fusion Centre for coordination of technical incident response, business and executive bridges and war rooms.
  • Perform on-call duties related to incident handling during off-hours as part of the incident and event management process.
  • Participate in Enterprise Cyber Security Incident Scenario analysis and exercises.

Desired Skill Set:

  • Previous experience in Cyber Security in Operations
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Solid communication skills

Nice to have:

  • GCIH or GCFA Certification
  • Microsoft Azure Certification
  • Experience working in the Banking or Financial industry

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