Senior IT Security Analyst

Norton Rose Fulbright


Senior IT Security Analyst

Hybrid work schedule – please note that this position can also be filled in any of our offices across Canada

Join our team as a senior IT security analyst and play a vital role in safeguarding our organization and clients against IT security threats. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, you’ll lead efforts to remediate and mitigate information security risks within Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, and ensure our staff are well prepared to respond appropriately to cyber risks in their day-to-day functions. Your expertise will ensure our IT environment remains secure, enabling us to deliver the highest level of service to our clients.

You will be focusing on:

  • Act as a champion in Canada for information security best practice and policies both internally in the IT department and with staff (including lawyers);
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of IT security best practices;
  • Assist the firm IT department in maintaining a current security posture across all aspects of the IT environment;
  • Work with the global IT security team to identify and mitigate risks and vulnerabilities in the Canada region;
  • Assist the global IT security team with developing and maintaining the firm-wide security infrastructure configuration, policies and procedures, identifying improvements to procedures, and reporting on incidents;
  • Assist product owners in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data in their systems;
  • Contribute to investigations into problematic activity and provide on-going communication with senior management;
  • Contribute to the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits;
  • Develop content and campaigns and perform regular security awareness training for all employees;
  • Follow up with users who failed phishing simulations, and users who have not attended cyber training ensuring % compliance;
  • Encourage cooperative working with all business functions. This includes writing process documents and conducting training;
  • Coach and mentor internal IT staff on information security best practices, and contribute to solution designs to ensure a best-in-class organization;
  • Work with Canada IT to identify gaps in asset management relating to security applications / controls missing from all endpoints;
  • Work cooperatively with project teams to ensure that new project and changes adhere to information security policies and governance standards;
  • Create and maintain the IT Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan;
  • Audit patch deployment processes to resolve root cause of failed installations;
  • Contribute to client IT security audits;
  • Actively manage and monitor IT security systems such as BitSight to highlight priority vulnerabilities in region;
  • Comply with the in-house information technology procedures and protocols to ensure a high level of service to all users;
  • Document all security procedures and guidelines for IT and the user community to ensure adherence to national and global IT standards ;
  • Be prepared to work after-hours.
  • What you bring to the role:

  • Education: College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, years’ equivalent work experience including, preferably, years as an IT Security Analyst
  • Certifications: One or more of the following certifications: AZ- (mandatory), GIAC Security Essentials Certification, GIAC Security Leadership Certification, (ISC) SCCP, (ISC) CISSP, (ISC) ISSAP, AZ- (asset), Comptia Security Plus (asset), ITIL ( Achieved or pursuing)
  • Multi-Location Experience: Experience with maintaining IT security across a multi-location, multi-DC environment
  • Vulnerability Management: Experience with vulnerability management and scanning tools, including Qualys and BitSight, or similar toolsets
  • Compliance: Experience implementing strategies and technology to maintain compliance with IT security best practice, including ISO and the ASD Essential Eight
  • Key skills : Effective communication with all levels of an organization, facilitation and coordination skills, able to cope with conflicting demands and high-pressure environment
  • Language skills : Written and spoken English is required, French is an asset
  • Vancouver Salary: $, – $,. Salary will be discussed and negotiated during interview and will be based on experience.
  • Why join our team:

  • Hybrid work environment
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
  • Benefit premiums paid by the firm
  • Telemedicine services
  • Wellness matters: Flexible health and wellness allowance that covers much more than gym memberships!
  • Training and development programs based on your interests and needs
  • Ready to join a proactive and modern firm that provides an exceptional career experience in an inclusive and collaborative environment? Come join us!

    As a global law firm, we embrace a culture of excellence and working hard, but always with a focus on flexibility, respect, diversity and openness. We strive to create an equitable, inclusive environment where everyone can bring their whole self to work and realize their career potential.

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