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Date Posted: Jul 10, 2019

Reference Code: 45606-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Vaughan, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Vaughan 

External Posting Description

Position overview:

Reporting to the SOC Infrastructure Engineering manager, this specialist is self-motivated, energetic, driven for success and results oriented.  Your knowledge of network security devices, system administration, security operations processes, incident management, professional services and the firm will help you to support delivery and execution of managed security services offered by Deloitte.  The specialist will also be a key player and part of a team providing world-class security operations capabilities for our clients and a capability aligned with our strategic direction and that helps the firm better deliver on new and existing engagements. The speialist will focus on supporting, maintaining and improving a multi-tiered infrastructure of systems and applications running the SOC and various clients.  Occasional travel to local clients will be required and there are also opportunities for travel nationally and globally if the candidate is interested. The specialist will participate in an after-hours 24x7 On-Call rotation as required. Ability to obtain Government of Canada "Secret" security clearance.


  • Security Operations Center Infrastructure Management:
    •     SIEM administration, operation and support (HP ArcSight, LogRhythm, QRadar, Splunk)
      • Manage SIEM deployment for SOC clients
      • Multi-platform design and logging integration to SIEM
    •     Systems administration, operation and support of enterprise information systems
      • Linux administration (RHEL, CentOS)
      • Windows Server administration (domain services)
    •     Storage administration, operation and support of enterprise storage solutions
      • Network Attached Storage (NAS)
      • Storage Area Network (SAN)
    •     Cloud environment administration and support
      • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
      • Microsoft Azure
      • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
    •     Strong understanding of service provider operations and priorities
    •     Maintaining SLA’s by performing  system health checks and uptime monitoring
    •     Troubleshooting technical environment issues and incidents
    •     Performing technical analysis of information and developing client oriented reports
    •     Ensuring high availability operations and business continuity for SOC infrastructure
    •     Capacity planning and management for various platforms
    •     Vulnerability management and remediation
    •     System and application backup and restoration activities
    •     Recommend configuration enhancements
    •     Perform operational processes:
      • Change management – assist transition flow and management of current technologies to future state
      • Configuration management
      • Incident management investigation and reporting
    •     Developing technical and soft documentation – operating procedures, guidelines and standards
    •     Provide system and infrastructure support to Security Operations Analysts as required
    •     Provide detailed technical expertise in area of security technologies and best practice recommendations to clients
    •     Proactively drives tasks and identifies areas of improvement
External Posting Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in a relevant area of study with a preference for Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Network Engineering
  • Minimum of 2-4 years in Information Technology 
  • Proven analytical, resourceful problem solving and troubleshooting experience with production infrastructure environments
  • Experience administering and maintaining enterprise server platforms
  • Direct prior experience with enterprise security technologies
  • Experience with IT/Network operations including server and network and firewall/VPN configurations 
  • Experience with System and Network design
  • Good practical administrative experience with: 
    •     Server platforms (GNU/Linux, Windows Server.)
    •     Virtualized infrastructure (VMWare, Hyper-V etc.)
    •     Infrastructure monitoring (SolarWinds, Nagios etc.)
  • Development and scripting experience (Bash, Python etc.)
  • Good working knowledge in network protocols and system services (TCP, SSL, authentication, Linux PAM, OpenSSL, Apache, RPM)
  • Prior experience as systems administrator
  • Experience with system sizing, project planning, and hardware and software deployment
  • Direct experience providing professional customer service and excellence 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good understanding of enterprise infrastructure and security principles:
    •     Firewalls
    •     IPS/IDS
    •     VPN
    •     VA Scanners
    •     Proxies
    •     Network components

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience working in Information Security and Security Operations Centers
  • Prior experience as a SOC engineer or network administrator
  • Industry certifications (CISSP/PMP/SANS/GCIA) are strong assets
  • Strong understanding of PCI compliance considered an asset
  • Additional certifications (PMP, RHCSA/RHCE)
  • Experience building and maintaining Linux or BSD software package repositories such as deb/apt or RPM/yum preferred
  • Direct prior experience with either enterprise SIEM solutions is an asset
  • Prior experience as a system/security administrator
  • Experience working in enterprise operational environments
  • Enterprise data centre network architecture
  • Network configuration
  • Subject Matter Expert on one or more enterprise technologies
  • Security configuration management systems (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Version control systems (GIT, mercurial, subversion)
  • Splunk or other big data deployment
  • Regular Expression
  • Scripting (Powershell, Bash, Python) 
  • Experience and/or knowledge of security and privacy enhancing technologies such as identity management, application security and network security technologies

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted



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