IT Security Analyst

VTRAC Consulting Corporation

“Solutions for Growth”


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Job No.:               8266                                     

Position:                IT Security Analyst

Position Type:      Contract 5 Months

No. Positions:      1

Location:              Toronto, ON

Description: The main function of an IT Security Analyst is to plan, coordinate, and implement security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure of information. A typical IT Security Analyst is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing security measures to safeguard the computer database


  • Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
  • Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate security-focused tools and services including project leadership roles
  • Develop and interpret security policies and procedures
  • Participate in security compliance efforts
  • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies
  • Participate in initiatives and projects driven by various business lines. Guide project and delivery managers to design and establish sound information security practices, facilitating key artifacts such as security design documents, threat/risk assessments and data classifications with the owner to ensure that risk is identified and effectively managed.
  • Where required by risk, lead due diligence reviews over third party outsourcing partners to ensure that their security posture aligns with the Bank and industry best practice.
  • Work with the relationship owner and the 3rd party to create and track an action plan for remediation of issues. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required
  • 2-4 years’ experience required
  • Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security
  • Consistent implementation of security solutions
  • Experience in infrastructure or application-level vulnerability testing and auditing

Must Have:

  • 2-4 years of overall experience within a Security Analyst/ Similar role
  • Risk and Threat assessment experience (2 to 4 years of experience)
  • Understanding of Vulnerables
  • Understanding of Architecture, Infrastructure and understanding overall picture
  • Nice to have: FI/Banking experience, related certifications

We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted. For other exciting opportunities, please visit us at VTRAC is an equal opportunity employer.

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