Thales Canada Inc. (corporation): Cybersecurity Specialist

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Location: Toronto, CanadaIn fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow’s possible. Thales provides world-leading Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) and interlocking for mass rail transit applications globally. The Centre of Competence for Urban Rail Signalling is located right before you at mid-town Toronto. As the largest office in Canada, we house a department for every step of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)! This includes Software, Hardware, Systems Design, Verification & Validation, Operations,etc. The supporting corporate shared services teams in Finance, Human Resources and IT is also located at the office. Our office space was designed to provide a sustainable, healthy workplace that expresses TRSS’s brand while increasing collaboration. Features include Greenguard furniture, EnergyStar appliances, low-emitting adhesives, sealants, and sliding glass doors on internal offices provide daylight and views to the outside. Come join the big Transport family, here in Toronto! This position is responsible for providing ongoing information security services to all aspects of the on premise and cloud corporate IT environments. This position will require working across several security functions and have a strong primary focus on incident response activities.Key AccountabilitiesMust be able to respond to Security incidents quickly and efficiently to mitigate threats affecting North American network, systems and serve as a global incident responder for all regions.Must be able to lead the development and implementation of incident reporting and incident response processes and procedures to address a security incidents and breaches, and reports of violation of policy.Must be able to lead Security Monitoring maturity project and engage with vendor to drive process improvements in their service.Must be able to configure, deploy and monitor Endpoint Detection & Response tool across all systems in NORAM. Develops process for other regions to utilize this capability to reduce risk and strengthen security posture globally.Must be able to provide technical security requirements and recommendations on new IT and business projects.Responsible for working with HR and Legal to lead security activities around access management, security investigations and actions requiring data gathering and analysis.Responsible for defining plans to mature all Security Monitoring and Incident Response processes.Responsible for providing security engineering solutions and support during incidents, proactively considering the prevention of similar incidents from occurring in the future.Responsible for leading Security Monitoring maturity project and leads engagement with vendor on process improvements.Responsible for supporting DFARS & CMMC compliance work involving gap assessment, documentation and remediation actions.Security lead on ITSM implementation to define security controls and processes to protect Thales data in the cloud.Responsible for being a technical lead in North America and work with IS/IT teams on topics such as E-Mail security, tool configuration and deployment, system defense hardening, etc.Key :5 7 years of experience in CyberSecurity domains.3 to 5 years of experience in responding to Security incidents with ability to document remediation steps and lessons learned.Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in computer information systems, programming, engineering or a related field with a minimum 3 years of experience in information security delivering security programs and providing security services.Strong knowledge of core IT and Security infrastructures including Active Directory, Microsoft Windows security controls, SIEM, AV, IPS, vulnerability scanners etc.Must be able to work with minimal direction in an office without any team members in the same locationStrong communication, negotiation and analytical skills.Strong knowledge of all aspects of information security within the Prevent, Detect and Respond domains.Must be highly analytical and detail-oriented, with organizational skills to manage assigned work to completion.This position requires direct or indirect access to hardware, software, technology or technical data controlled under the Canadian Export Control List, Canadian Controlled Goods Program, the Canadian Industrial Security Program, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be able to meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and able to obtain a Canadian NATO Secret clearance.Preferred :CISSP preferred, but not requiredFamiliarity with risk assessment, desktop security, and tools and techniques used to provide security controls. Thales is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process. Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for an interview. We will work with you to meet your needs. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.