System Security Analyst

  • Thales Canada Inc.
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Jan 24, 2018
Engineering Management / Project Management Telecommunications Data & Analytics Security

Job Description

Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, serving the defense, aerospace, and security markets worldwide. We employ 70,000 people in 50 countries, and generate annual revenues of more than EUR13bn.

Leveraging a global network of more than 20,000 high-level researchers, Thales offers an unmatched capability to develop and deploy critical information systems.

Thales is known for its People1st philosophy and provides a competitive salary and benefits package. Join a dynamic and fast paced organization which is growing as a result of exciting new domestic and international projects.

To support our development, we are looking for a:

POSITION TITLE: System Security Analyst

WORK LOCATION: Ottawa, ON/ Toronto ON


System Security Analyst must be capable of performing vulnerability assessments and analyzing network data to report key finds and provide recommendations for remediation.

Responsibilities will also include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Perform vulnerability testing, risk analysis and security assessment;
  • Understand and implement security policies and safeguards;
  • Conduct impact analysis for configuration changes and patch management.
  • Network Scanning and Monitoring tools;
  • Manage Computer Network Defence technologies, such as Intrusion detection Systems or Security Information and Event Management systems;
  • Identity Management and/or Policy Management systems;
  • Implement and upgrade security measures and controls
  • Conduct internal and external security audits
  • Anticipate security alerts, incidents and disasters and reduce their likelihood
  • Analyze security breaches to determine their root cause
  • Recommend appropriate tools and countermeasures


The System Security Analyst must have a university undergraduate degree in systems engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, telecommunications, information systems or computer science.

Must also have demonstrated work experience in Cyber Security and hold a current CISSP certification.

Must have skills in system security engineering and work experience related to the above mentioned responsibilities.

All applicants must be able to obtain a Canadian NATO Secret clearance and meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the Canadian Controlled Goods Registration Program.

Thales is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applicants from the four designated groups (women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and aboriginals) to apply for employment.