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Security Analyst

  • Employer: PPI Management Inc.
  • Office: 4370 Still Creek Drive
  • Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Other Possible Location(s): North York, Ontario; Calgary, Alberta
  • Job category: Not Evaluated (Job Family)
  • Job ID: JR10013998
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-07-29

Description

PPI company overview:

Shaping Dreams Into Legacies

PPI elevates independent financial advisors to the next level.

Supporting advisors with market leading expertise and technology, we empower them to build the best solutions for their clients through proprietary tools, a comprehensive product suite, unparalleled life insurer relationships and competitive compensation.  A tireless supporter and advocate for Canada’s insurance advisors, PPI offers national resources through a network of local offices from coast to coast.

Unparalleled resources. At your command.

Our business culture is guided by our core values, grounded in a powerful belief in the enhanced value of life insurance. We are also strong advocates for the essential value of insurance advisors to further the goals of their clients. For PPI, this means doing everything in our power to open new markets for advisors and enable their practices to prosper and thrive.

For more information about PPI visit: www.ppi.ca

To maintain PPI’s exacting level of service, we are looking for a Security Analyst to join our Burnaby, Calgary or Toronto office. 

Security Analyst

The Security Analyst works within the Security Operations team to establish and maintain IT security and performance by assessing process and systems, documenting procedures/policies/systems, and monitoring the corporate environment to ensure system confidentially, integrity, and availability is maintained.

Their responsibilities include assisting in the migration of non-compliant environments to compliant environments, as well as implementation of procedures and methods for auditing and addressing non-compliance to information security standards. As well as identification of and responding to security events, documentation, and implementation of policies for cyber security, disaster recovery and business continuity needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with reporting on PPI’s security posture.

  • Assist with completing security and risk assessments.

  • Assist with PPI’s security awareness training

  • Assist with mitigating/resolving identified security vulnerabilities.

  • Assist with keeping PPI’s IT/Cybersecurity documentation up-to-date.

  • Assist with the documentation of PPI’s security and IT policies.

  • Assist with compiling monthly security reports and updating KPIs.

  • Assist with testing and scanning for vulnerabilities and documenting results.

  • Assist with the implementation and maintenance of PPI’s:

    • Cybersecurity systems and controls

    • security technologies, including Firewalls, IPS/IPD, vulnerability scanners, SIEM system, etc.

    • IT management infrastructure including the automation of IT tasks, standard build, monitoring and paging, managed patch deployment, managed application deployment.

  • Respond, mitigate and recovery assigned security events.

  • Assist with monitoring for security breaches.

  • Maintain field expertise through additional training as needed.

  • Additional projects and network-related responsibilities as requested and assigned.

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Degree in computer sciences or related discipline required

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a related capacity, preferably in a financial services or insurance environment

  • Demonstrated proficiency with scripting, preferably in PowerShell

  • Knowledge and experience with various security technologies:  Firewalls, IPS/IPD, vulnerability scanners, and SIEM Systems.

  • Hands on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytic tools

  • Exemplary interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships and work harmoniously with multiple teams

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in documentation

  • Proven skill as creative problem-solver

  • Experience with Cybersecurity Frameworks such as OSFI or NIST Cybersecurity Framework

  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability in the face of ambiguous situations, shifting demands and challenging work environments

  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities

  • Exemplary ethical standards with a proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the highest level of discretion

  • Excellent English language skills, both oral and written due to frequent interactions with English-speaking colleagues, internal partners or clients across Canada. Speaking French is an asset

We thank all candidates for applying, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Your resume may be used for other vacancies.


At iA, we invest,
in you.

Our employees are our best investment and we have much to offer them.


Company Overview

About

iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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