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Security Consultant I (24x7 Security Monitoring)

Ottawa, Ontario
Early Career


Join our team

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

As a Security Consultant I on the 24x7 Security Monitoring team, the peacekeepers of our security environment, you are ahead of the curve. With your investigative mind you thrive on identifying, assessing, qualifying and escalating events, or security incidents that could potentially impact our customers' complex environments, applications and infrastructures. You aren't afraid to dive in, communicate your findings and make recommendations in an effective and timely matter.

By enhancing your systems administration, application development, and Information Technology (IT) security controls experience, this role will provide you the opportunity to develop into a fully competent cybersecurity professional in areas of security analytics, incident response, risk management and security information & event management (SIEM) technologies.

Note: Candidates must be available for 24x7 shifts, speak/write fluently in English & French and hold or be capable of obtaining a Level II Security Clearance (Government of Canada Public Works, Secret Level).

Here's how
  • Provide analysis and trends of security data as part of the 24x7 Security Monitoring team via SIEM technologies
  • Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorized or illegal activity
  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends
  • Work with both internal and external clients to mitigate cyber risk and threats
  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies in work process
  • Participate in team problem solving efforts and offer ideas to solve client issues
  • Conduct relevant research, data analysis, and create reports
  • Perform cybersecurity data analyst activities
  • Work directly with Software Developers and Cybersecurity Engineers


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
  • Bilingualism: Fluent in English & French, excellent written, comprehension and verbal skills in both languages
  • Organized Self-Starter:
    • Excellent time management, communication, decision-making, analytical and organizational skills
    • Able to work on multiple activities concurrently, manage time effectively, and able to work with minimal supervision in the execution of daily tasks
  • Collaborative Communicator: Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Lifelong Learner:
    • Passionate about Information Security and have the enthusiasm and curiosity to learn new things
    • Passionate about administrating systems, application development, network technologies and protocols and IT security controls and technologies
    • Willing to attain and maintain relevant technical and/or security certifications needed for the role
  • Energetic Team Member: Comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
  • Trusted Security Professional: Unquestioned integrity and personal ethics; willingness to provide feedback in challenging situations
  • College or university degree in Information Technology, Security, Computer Science, Engineering or similar disciplines
  • Experience and or in-debt knowledge of the following domains:
    • Hands on experience with SIEM technologies
    • Understanding of the Transmission Control Protocol & the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) model
    • Cybersecurity monitoring
    • Cybersecurity incident response and network reconnaissance
    • Engineering or computer science related projects
    • Software or application development
    • Hands-on IT support role: systems administration, networking or customer support
  • Good understanding of Unix/Linux, Windows and virtual systems
  • Experience working several projects at one time
  • Experience with intrusion detection or prevention systems
  • Understanding of information security best practices and standards
  • Technical knowledge of enterprise security tools and concepts
  • Security+ certification
  • Hands-on threat hunting experience
  • Strong knowledge of current trends associated with threats, vulnerabilities and exploits
Who is TELUS?
We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.
Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.
Do you share our passion?
At TELUS, you create future friendly ® possibilities.
At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.