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Security Analyst - Threat Detection and Response - Calgary

Location:  Calgary
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 25, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  252762

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


With rapidly changing cybersecurity threats, clients from all industries look to us for trusted solutions for their increasingly complex risks. EY’s Cyber Security MDR service team is a highly skilled technical team dedicated to detecting and responding to new and emerging threats. The team places a strong emphasis on continuous learning and personal growth for each member in an ever-evolving industry. 
The opportunity
We are actively seeking a Security Analyst to join our Cyber Security MDR service team. You’ll work on a highly skilled technical team dedicated to detecting and responding to new and emerging threats. The MDR team is focused on a threat hunting and digital forensics techniques to rapidly detect threats. 

Your key responsibilities


As a Security Analyst, you'll be a part of the Cyber Security MDR service team. By leveraging the below specified technologies, you will be able to detect and respond to threats. 


Skills and attributes for success


To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Be willing to work shiftwork between 6 AM and 10 PM MST as well as have flexibility for afterhours emergency on-call support
  • Undergraduate degree preferably in one of the following areas: Business Management, Information Systems, Computer Science, and other related majors
  • Strong experience with the following: Windows Defender ATP, Microsoft 365 Defender, Azure Sentinel
  • Must be proficient in identifying threats, creating host-based hunts, applying security policies and tuning existing policies, running and monitoring scans and agent activity
  • Some experience and knowledge of Window AD security and Azure AD security
  • Solid knowledge of commonly used frameworks and standards used in cybersecurity
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, communication, and presentation skills


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Relevant work experience, including full time Security Operations experience 
  • Ability to perform SIEM queries and analysis


Our Expectations

  • Be well. Lead with your passion. Have fun.

What we look for
We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cybersecurity and privacy. 
If you have the confidence in both your presentation and technical abilities to grow into a leading expert here, this is the role for you.
Diversity and Inclusion at EY
Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.
What we offer
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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