Information Security Analyst - Sophos Vancouver, Canada Bookmark Share Print 184 0 2

Listing Description

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at

Sophos is a next-generation cyber security vendor that has stayed at the forefront of the industry by understanding the threat landscape, changing business needs, and customer challenges. We are constantly looking for ways to revolutionize how security technology interacts with the user, and have a penchant for solving complex and challenging technical problems in a creative and innovative manner.

As a security company, Sophos takes its own security very important and has an internal IT Security team that focuses on protecting Sophos’ own systems and infrastructure. This a great opportunity to help secure a world-leading security company. As you’d expect you’ll be joining an organization that takes security seriously. You will get the opportunity to work with some world-leading experts from across the company in a fast-paced & exciting environment where security is a priority. As an added bonus, through our dogfooding program, you can also contribute to improving our products.

You’ll need to be highly motivated, have an innovative mind-set, and able to clearly articulate complex technical security issues to senior management.

What You Will Do
  • Monitor and Triage daily SIEM events, analyse and respond to phishing and security reports
  • Perform daily handovers with global SOC team
  • Perform security investigation using leading cybersecurity tools
  • Perform threat intelligence activities using commercial and open source tools
  • Manage incident and process documentation 
  • Configure and optimize security controls and policies for endpoint and network security tools
  • Monitor system logs, SIEM tools and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity
  • Other duties and responsibilities as directed.
  • This position is a part of 24/7/365 environment therefore after-hours work may be required.

  • What You Will Bring
  • Evidence of proven ability and knowledge in Computer security/ Incident response/Digital forensics streams
  • Educated to bachelor’s degree level
  • Experience working in a SOC 
  • Experience with SIEM/NGFW/EDR/ Vulnerability management tooling
  • Understanding of Windows/Linux Logging 
  • Understanding of Incident Response lifecycle
  • Ability to self-learn 
  • Knowledge of Splunk
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    What's Great About Sophos?
    ·   Our people – we innovate and create, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit
    ·   Employee-led diversity and inclusion networks that build community and provide education and advocacy
    ·   Annual charity and fundraising initiatives and volunteer days for employees to support local communities
    ·   Global employee sustainability initiatives to reduce our environmental footprint
    ·   Global fitness and trivia competitions to keep our bodies and minds sharp
    ·   Global wellbeing days for employees to relax and recharge 
    ·   Monthly wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing

    Our Commitment To You
    We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity.   We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team.  All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation.  We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know. 

    Data Protection
    If you choose to explore an opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these details will be held by Sophos for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at Sophos.  If you would like Sophos to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights.  If you have any questions about Sophos’ data protection practices, please contact

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