Information Security Specialist

Company name: Thorens Solutions – Headhunters
  • Activity area : Technologies

  • Salary : $85 000 - $95 000 + Bonus

  • Job type : Permanent - Full time, Flexible hours, 100% remote work, Occasional remote work

  • City : Blainville (possibility to be 100% remote if desired)

Company description

Our client, a leader in the cybersecurity industry, ensures the protection of data and critical assets of clients worldwide. This global security solutions provider offers personalized and professional services to support the challenges of any business. Trust, collaboration, and innovation resonate with their core values.

Job description

As an Information Security Specialist, you will join a team of professionals in support of the company clients by providing Information Security services in various market sectors. Duties will include delivery of security advice and guidance, services, reports, and other deliverables to meet client needs. The Information Security Specialist is the owner of the customers relationship. 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist customers with security related issues.
  • Review and validate alerts escalated by Security Analysts.
  • Assist Security Analysts on the complex cases and provide guidance during and after a security incident.
  • Reviewing customer reports to ensure that quality and accuracy are meet.
  • Working with customers to create use cases, correlations rules, filters, …. etc.
  • Creation and tuning IDS rules.
  • Fine tuning alerts.
  • Reacts to customer’s escalations.
  • Mentor and Train security analysts in both technical and process areas.;
  • Create incidents and support the customers of such incidents to not only mitigate the current threat but also prevent future occurrence.
  • Provide support and recommendations to customers in the interest of promoting and maintaining an appropriate security posture.
  • Perform vulnerability management.
  • Be part of on-call rotation team for off-shift escalations.
  • Participates in security investigations.
  • Provide feedback for improvement.
  • Follow the incident response process to ensure all security incidents are created and escalated within SLA.
  • Participates in organizational projects, as required.
  • Ensure that all the security controls in scope are deployed and are working properly and are meeting the customer needs.
  • Participates in Endpoint Detection and Response as well as Network Detection and Response management on behalf of customers.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in an operations environment as a security analyst and/or engineer.
  • Any industry relevant certification is a plus: Certified: GCIA, CEH, CISM or CISSP.
  • Expert analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Self-driven leader and highly motivated with the ability to mentor and train junior SOC analysts on technical and process related areas.
  • Experience working with SIEM tools and able to identify tuning recommendations for improved detection and accuracy.
  • Experience performing security analysis and incident response.
  • In-depth experience performing packet captures and analyzing output.
  • Strong understanding of networking and associated protocol, security threats and vulnerabilities, general cybersecurity concepts and security tools and technologies.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and support on-call.

Work conditions

  • An annual salary between $85 000 – $95 000
  • Bonus program
  • Group insurance plan paid 100% by the company
  • Flexible schedules
  • Great flexibility for teleworking (possibility to be 100% remote if desired)
  • Dynamic work environment in new and modern office

Note : The masculine is used to lighten the text without prejudice to the feminine form.

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