Senior Security Specialist, SIEM and Firewalls

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City : Ottawa

Category : Engineering

Industry : Telecommunications

Employer : Bell

Req Id: 186291 


Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company's vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada's leading communications company, we're committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you're passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Business Markets provides a vast array of communications solutions for small, medium, and large organizations. These include managed data and network solutions, cloud computing, conferencing, Web, security solutions and integrated information and communications technology (ICT) services.


The Bell Business Markets (BBM) Professional Services delivery team is the consulting arm of Bell Canada Enterprise responsible for the design, execution and implementation of solutions for the Enterprise customer market.

The continued growth and success of this consulting team in the marketplace is directly attributed to the expertise and the professionalism of its staff, the trust and confidence of its technology partners and the unrelenting demands it places on itself in pursuit of that most important determining attribute - Customer Satisfaction. As we continue to grow, we are seeking more people with the same sense of responsibility to the customer, respect for the individual and drive for personal growth as the current team exemplifies.

Our Professional Services delivery team has an immediate need for a Senior Security Specialist.

The successful candidate will mainly be responsible for integrating Security Solutions engagements in medium to large Enterprise environments. Drawing on both technical and business integration acumen, there is the opportunity to interact with and manage relations between both clients and Bell Canada staff. This role requires the hands-on architecture, designand deployment of projects with project teams of varying sizes.

Job Duties/ Accountabilities:

  • Defining customer requirements with a focus on Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions at an Enterprise level.
  • Developing detailed SIEM architecture plans, performing requirements analysis and producing design documents including functional and technical specifications.
  • Participating in the implementation of SIEM Solutions meeting customer requirements.
  • Providing technical support services to develop and maintain integrated SIEM solutions.
  • Participating in the approval of vendor choices and establishing product / vendor selection criteria.
  • Determining system architecture specifications and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Configuring and validating secure systems, testing security products and systems to identify security weaknesses.
  • Contributing to continuous growth of the Security Solutions practice through mentorship, identification of new opportunities and development of SIEM solutions.

Critical Qualifications/Competencies:

  • 5+ years in IT with a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in providing hands-on technical integration expertise on SIEM Solutions within large Corporate environments. Experience may include, but not limited to:
  • Providing guidance on Enterprise SIEM solutions
  • Defining Enterprise SIEM solution requirements
  • Installing and configuring SIEM software for Enterprise solutions
  • Using the SIEM solution console to investigate security incidents at an Enterprise level.
  • Defining use cases for perimeter security at an Enterprise level.
  • Defining use cases for advanced persistent threats at an Enterprise level.
  • Defining use cases for insider threats at an Enterprise level.
  • Documenting SIEM solutions use cases at an Enterprise level.
  • Validating and approving SIEM use cases documentation at an Enterprise level.
  • Developing general use cases at an Enterprise level
  • Developing False-positive filters at an Enterprise level.
  • Developing daily and monthly SIEM reports including content.
  • Supporting SIEM administrative content (i.e. access rights, rules, dashboard, health and performance monitoring) at an Enterprise level
  • Architecting SIEM systems/components (i.e. architectural decision, component deployment) at an Enterprise level
  • SIEM performance management (i.e. problem identification, resolving issues) at an Enterprise level.
  • Providing investigative guidance to SIEM Operators.
  • Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills in English.
  • Able to communicate technical points to others at the technical, user and management levels.
  • Superb customer relations and the ability to interact with customers at all levels.
  • Willing to attain and maintain technical certifications with our major SIEM vendors.
  • Strong Networking skills
  • Ability to gain management support and work effectively at all levels across the organization and across department
  • Team oriented, with extensive experience in working in complex technical projects
  • Autonomous and ability to accept responsibility with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel occasionally within North America
  • A Secret/Top Secret/Special Access Security Clearance issued by a Government of Canada agency.

Preferred Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Experience in participating in the recommendation of security best practices for the design and configuration of SIEM Solutions.
  • Experience in participating in the definition and implementation a SIEM Solutions roadmap.
  • Technical certification with major SIEM vendors an asset.
  • Bachelor or specialized college degree in Computer Science, System Engineering or another related IT program an asset
  • Professional designation such as CISSP, CISM, etc. an asset

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Ottawa
Application Deadline: 03/30/2018

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.


Created: Canada, ON, Ottawa

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