Cyber Analyst-Bilingual

Category: Cyber Security
Main location: Canada, Ontario, Ottawa
Alternate Location(s): Any CGI location
Position ID: J0722-1940
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Shift work: 7/24
Remote or Blair Place, Ottawa ON
Relocation: No
Bilingual in French and English

Join us and put your career in IT-security into high-gear!
We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Managed Security Services (MSS) team as a Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst.

The Team:
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

The Opportunity:
Be part of something cutting edge and exciting. Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting sectors? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of a dynamic company that gives you a direct stake in its success? If you do, we're looking to strengthen our busy SOC team. We have strong demand from our clients on both Internal and external projects. We are therefore looking to hire a Security Analyst. Apply today and find out how you can develop your cyber career at CGI.

The Security Operations Centre (SOC) monitors security alerts and investigates suspected security incidents in order to make recommendations for containment and eradication. As part of the SOC team, the SOC Security Analysts monitor security alerts, determine severity and impacts as well as participates in security incident investigations and recommendations.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Monitor security alerts of potential malicious activity detected by security systems such as: Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems (NIDS/NIPS, HIDS/HIPS, WIDS), Log Monitoring, File Integrity Monitoring and SIEM
•Determine and classify the severity of alerts and assess potential impacts
•Report and investigate potential security incidents
•Provide recommendations to clients for containment and eradication of threats
•Maintain Intrusion Detection/Prevention signatures
•Update security operations processes and procedures
•Assist in IT security investigations, exercises and tests
•Research, consultation with colleagues and training to maintain awareness of trends in new security threats, technologies and regulations
•Since this is a 24x7x365 environment, shift work (rotation) is required

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•Completion of a post-secondary educational program in IT Security or Computer Sciences from a recognized community college or university
•Strong troubleshooting, reasoning and problem solving skills
•Strong interpersonal relationship skills and experience communicating effectively with clients, vendors and colleagues, both technical and non-technical personnel
•Team player willing to share knowledge and learn from others
•Ability to speak and write in fluent English AND French
•Ability to obtain a Government of Canada security clearance of Level 1 (Enhanced Reliability Clearance - ERC)

Non-mandatory assets:
•One or more of the following certification: Security+, Network+, CCNA, I


  • Cyber
  • Communication (Oral/Written)
  • French
  • Incident Response

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.