Information Security Specialist

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.


As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.


The Rogers Information and Cyber Security Unit is seeking a highly motivated Information Security Specialist to join our Cyber Protection Centre. This role is responsible for maintaining and advancing our existing cybersecurity program through the continual review and development of Rogers's cybersecurity strategy and security incident response procedures. This role is equivalent to a SOC Tier 1 specialist. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Cyber Incident Response and Intelligence, the incumbent will be tasked with providing support to Rogers’ cyber incident response function, which includes the identification and application of threat intelligence information.


Summary of Essential Job Functions:

  • Providing first-line response and initial management of any new or developing cybersecurity-related issues including participation in on-call rotation.
  • Enhanced level triage and assessment of security events to determine the risk to the business.
  • Utilizing “kill chain” methodologies, effectively determine risk prioritized response, investigate security events, and make clear recommendations on mitigation.
  • Review and interpret alerts, events, and system alarms using SIEM, other tools, behavioral analytics, and network analysis while providing evolved emergency response services, incident management and analysis.
  • Respond to service provider network attacks affecting critical network infrastructure and the cloud environments.
  • Produce detailed incident reports and technical briefs on security incidents and preparing executive risk-based metrics reports based on the MITRE ATT&CK model.
  • Participate and contribute to post incidents reviews and documentation.
  • Identify and report on threat intelligence from external & internal resources and use to apply risk based assessments.
  • Investigation of security events to determine root cause.
  • Tracking and reporting of events and investigations.
  • Contribute to security projects, meetings, and ad-hoc requests.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • 1-3 years + applied technical experience.
  • Expertise in Kill Chain Methodology & Cyber Threat Intelligence Framework is an asset.
  • Experience with forensic tools and methodologies is required
  • Scripting (Powershell, Bash, Perl, Python) knowledge/experience a bonus.
  • Direct experience with developing security metrics, KRIs and KPIs for leadership team.
  • Strong knowledge of Clouds, Service provider/ Telecom infrastructure, virtual environments, web applications and APIs
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP networking, including routing and common ports/protocols.
  • Proficiency with large data manipulation tools ie, Excel, DBs, Open Source, and Linux tools
  • Demonstrated relevant experience as a key member of threat intel, incident response, malware analysis, or similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of malware families and network attack vectors.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux, Windows system internals.
  • Understanding of payment card processing, related fraud, and carding techniques.
  • Self-motivated individual with a 'will do' attitude and a strong desire for continuous process improvement.
  • Proven ability to work in a stressful or crisis situation.
  • Ability to drive things, work well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to clearly articulate risk & findings to internal clients both verbally and in written form.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and relationship skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is good to have.
  • Ability to obtain security clearance (if required)
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, information science, or a related technical discipline.


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Rd (341), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Information Technology
Requisition ID: 245391
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes:  Digital & Technology 





Brampton, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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