Cyber Security Analyst

by Grand Erie District School Board

Date Posted: Jun 27, 2024

Job Description

Grand Erie District School Board represents more than 28,000 students in 58 elementary schools and 14 secondary schools within the City of Brantford and the counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk, as well as students from Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. With a dedicated staff of more than 2,900, Grand Erie is committed to learning, leading and inspiring. The Education Centre is located in Brantford. 
Reporting to the Manager of Information Technology, you will;
  • Supervise staff (6) within the Operations and Security areas.
  • Develop and implement a cybersecurity governance program, security plan, polices and risk management framework based on industry best practices.
  • Provide guidance and recommend best practices for IT security, training, and audits.
  • Monitor all security alerts and lead security incident management and response.
  • Monitor and maintain asset patch and version standardization and compliance.
  • Provide IT Security consulting and advice to business stakeholders.
  • Assess on-going risk and regularly measure control effectiveness.
  • Implement tactical security plans and automate security processes.
  • May be required to be available for a call-back outside of regular working hours for emergency situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.      

  • Degree or diploma in Computer Science or other relevant area of study, or an approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates with five years or more of experience working in a similar role.
  • One or more the following certifications:  CompTIA Security+; GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP); Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security; CAP; CISA; CCFP; CCSP; CISSP; CISM; Associate of (ISC)2
  • Experience with SEIM, firewalls and data classification
  • Experience with endpoint detection and response (EDR), CASB, IDPS and other security related concepts
  • Working technical knowledge of system vulnerability scanning and remediation
  • Knowledge of security incident management, malware management and vulnerability management processes
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal) with a customer service orientation
  • Valid driver’s licence required

Job Specifications
Hours of Work 7 hours per day / 35 hours per week; 12 months per year
Rate of Pay/Benefits $84,225 to $95,710 (pending review).
A competitive benefits plan is available through a provincial benefits trust plan (extended health, dental, life insurance, AD&D).
OMERS pension plan.
Opportunity for remote/hybrid work model.
Flexible summer schedule.
Effective Date As soon as possible
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Deadline July 29, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.

Applicants with a disability that requires an accommodation to enable their participation in the interview process should advise the Board when contacted for an interview.  Any assessment and selection materials and processes used in the interview process can be made available in an accessible format, upon request in advance.

All new employees are required to provide an original Police Record Check (which includes a “vulnerable sector screen”) acceptable to the Board prior to the commencement of employment.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Grand Erie District School Board recognizes Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First
Nation, as the longstanding peoples of this territory. We honour, recognize, and respect these communities as well
as all First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples who reside within Grand Erie District School Board. We are all stewards of these lands and waters where we now gather, learn and play, and commit to working together in the spirit of Reconciliation.
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