Cybersecurity Analyst

Full Time posted 1 month ago

Job Description


Merit Services is seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst to join our client’s dynamic team in Brantford. As a professional in Cybersecurity Analysis, your role will involve evaluating weaknesses, overseeing security issues, and taking preventive actions to guarantee the protection, reliability, and accessibility of our systems and data. This presents a thrilling chance to demonstrate your cybersecurity skills, enhance our company’s security, and make a meaningful difference in our digital resilience.


    • Perform security evaluations and vulnerability checks to detect possible threats and flaws in our systems and networks.
    • Intelligently observe security logs and alerts, thoroughly examine and take action on security incidents, and apply suitable preventive measures.
    • Smartly assess security breaches or incidents, perform a thorough investigation of the underlying causes, and take appropriate measures to rectify the situation.
    • Create and execute cybersecurity strategies, protocols, and recommended protocols to guarantee adherence to industry norms and rules.
    • Conduct periodic security evaluations and audits to measure the efficiency of security measures and pinpoint areas that need enhancement.
    • Keep yourself informed about new dangers and weaknesses, suggesting and applying security measures to reduce risks.
    • Carry out training sessions on security awareness and offer employees guidance on the most effective cybersecurity practices.
    • Collaborate effectively with teams from different departments to ensure that security requirements are integrated into system designs and developments.


  • A computer science bachelor’s degree, a degree in information security, or a related field is required.
  • Demonstrated expertise as a Cybersecurity Analyst or in a comparable position, carrying out cybersecurity protocols and managing incident responses.
  • Extensive understanding of cybersecurity principles, top-notch techniques, and advanced technologies.
  • Proficiency in security frameworks and compliance protocols, such as NIST, ISO 27001, and GDPR.
  • I have extensive knowledge and hands-on experience utilizing various security tools including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, SIEM, and vulnerability assessment tools.
  • A smart paraphrase of this text could be Proficiency in network protocols, TCP/IP, and system administration.
  • It is preferred to have relevant certifications like CISSP, CISM, or CEH.
  • Outstanding aptitude in analysis and problem-solving, possessing the capability to engage in critical thinking and promptly address security incidents.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal aptitude, enabling successful collaboration with a wide range of individuals and groups



  • We offer a highly competitive salary that is determined by an individual’s experience and qualifications.
  • An extensive package of health and dental benefits.
  • An employer-contributed retirement savings plan is available.
  • Compensated time off and individual time off.
  • There are chances for employees to enhance their skills and advance their careers within the organization.
  • A work environment that encourages collaboration and inclusivity.

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