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Analyst, IT Security and Controls (Contract) US-CANADA
Title:Analyst, IT Security and Controls (Contract) US-CANADA
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Corporate IT
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:L6J 2X1

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Length of Assignment: 12 Months



The role of the Analyst, IT Security and Controls will support the growth and maturity IT security and compliance culture and organization. The incumbent will help develop the enterprise's technical and administrative controls to continue the improvement of the organization's security posture. The incumbent will support the documentation, evaluation/testing, remediation and improvement of enterprise systems and the policies governing the organization. Furthermore, the incumbent will be maintained effective collaboration and communication among the IT groups, Management, consultants and other partners. Overall, the role of the Analyst is to ensure security-by-design principles are applied to systems throughout the enterprise.


System Security Design & Implementation

  • Prepares security systems by evaluating network and security technologies; developing requirements for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls, and related security and network devices.

  • Implements security systems by specifying intrusion detection methodologies and equipment; directing equipment and software installation and calibration; preparing preventive and reactive measures; creating, transmitting, and maintaining keys; providing technical support; completing documentation.

  • Support incident response activities collaborating with the IT Infrastructure and Operations teams investigating and responding to anomalies and threats.

  • Developing systems security plans, aligned with NIST 800-53, showcasing strong documentation and control framework experience.


Project Planning & Support

  • Assists in the delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for project team members; developing improved processes; assisting team members on industry best-practice.

  • Resolves security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues.

Security Awareness & Training

  • Enhances IT organizational knowledge-base through tracking emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; researching professional publications; maintaining professional networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Supports the organization, cultivating a sense of security awareness, and continuous education.

  • Supports enterprise cyber security training and awareness program (modules, campaigns, communications, etc.)

Required Skills

  • Securing network communications.

  • Protecting a network against malware. (e.g., NIPS, anti-malware, restrict/prevent external devices, spam filters).

  • System, network, and OS hardening techniques. (e.g., remove unnecessary services, password policies, network segmentation, enable logging, least privilege, etc.).

  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing cyber defense infrastructure anomalies and work through resolution.

  • Analyzing network traffic capacity and performance characteristics.

  • Reviewing logs to identify evidence of past intrusions.

  • Performing impact/risk assessments.

  • Recognizing and categorizing types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience, in Information Technology, Cybersecurity

  • Years of Experience: 3 to 5 years

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

What we offer

  • Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

  • Share purchase/match plan

  • Defined Contribution savings plan

  • Free refreshments

  • Top Talent Program

  • Volunteer paid days off

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Achievement fund (Tuition Reimbursement Program)

  • Free parking, including free electrical charging

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.



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