Junior Analyst, Information Security

  • Royal Canadian Mint
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Mar 10, 2018
Human Resources Information Technology Management / Project Management Security Software

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Information Security, the Junior Analyst is responsible for a broad range of tasks, including the day-to-day operation of information security systems. The individual in this position interacts closely with personnel within the IT department — including the application development, operations and network, and client services — and with business departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate security systems, including, intrusion detection systems, web access and messaging gateway filters, endpoint protection software, network access control systems, PKI, etc.
  • Triage and respond to trouble tickets.
  • Monitor logs and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity. Interpret activity and make recommendations for resolution. Identify potential internal and external threats.
  • Participate in security incident response efforts by, amongst other things, having an in-depth knowledge of common security exploits, vulnerabilities and countermeasures.
  • Serve as technical resource within Information Security projects.
  • Keep current with emerging security alerts and issues.
  • Develop and maintain security documentation.


  • College or University degree in Information Security or a related area? Relevant information security certifications are highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Information Technology.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in administering Information Security controls.
  • Experience SIEM technologies and other security technologies.
  • Ability to balance security requirements with enabling the business.
  • Strong customer/client focus with the ability to manage expectations appropriately; provide a superior customer/client experience; and build long-term relationships.
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into security issues and new products as required.
  • A team player.
  • A secret clearance will be required.
  • English is essential. Bilingualism is an asset.


If you qualify for the mandatory requirements, and if the above describes your abilities and interests, please forward your resumà à © and cover letter in confidence to:
Royal Canadian Mint, Human Resources,
320 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0G8
Fax : (613) 998-0272
e-mail : careers@mint.ca

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

The Royal Canadian Mint promotes equity in employment: As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.