Security Analyst II

Kitchener or Sault Ste. Marie, ON (hybrid/remote)
Regular Full-Time

Posting #: 23-27

Are you a community-minded person that’s passionate about investing locally and giving back to your community? Do you like working with other awesome and like-minded people toward a common goal?

Here at Your Neighbourhood Credit Union (YNCU), we are all about putting our money where our mouth is and keeping our dollars local and investing back into our members, staff, and community; and we are looking for people like you to join our team.

Take a look at this job posting, and if it’s a good fit, we encourage you to apply. If it’s not for you but you know someone that may be better suited for it, we welcome you to share it with them! Thanks for checking us out!

The Role

The Security Analyst Level II will be responsible for leading and managing the day-to-day security operations of the organization. This position is responsible for the monitoring and analysis of security threats, incidents, and events, as well as responding to security incidents and developing security recommendations.

The Security Analyst Level II will also be responsible for developing and implementing security policies, procedures, and best practices to ensure the security of the organization’s networks, systems, and data.

  • Review reported phishing emails to identify coordinated attacks against YNCU and block them via Exchange Online
  • Participate in regular phishing simulations and follow up with failed employees
  • Participate in X.509 certificate management, support the PKI
  • Manage relationship with the third-party SOC, investigate alerts and warnings
  • Monitor and analyze security systems, including intrusion detection and prevention systems, to detect and prevent security breaches in cooperation with the third-party SOC
  • Respond to security incidents and perform forensic investigations as needed to identify the root cause and prevent future incidents
  • Keep abreast of the latest security trends, threats, and vulnerabilities, and recommend and implement appropriate security measures to ensure the ongoing protection of the organization's information and systems
  • Collaborate with IT and other departments to ensure the security of all systems and information, and to provide guidance and assistance as needed
  • Maintain documentation of security policies, procedures, and systems, and update as needed to reflect changes in the organization's security posture

Why work at YNCU?

YNCU employees get to be a part of the growing credit union movement and help us get the word out on why banking locally is so important. We’re your friendly, helpful, and financially savvy neighbour who provides tailored financial services to our members, supports small businesses, creates local jobs, and gives back to causes that matter. Through our Good Neighbours Employee Volunteer Program and Monthly Staff Donation Draws, we even let you choose the causes we donate to and support.

  • Certified Ontario Living Wage Employer
  • 2022 Canada's Healthy Workplace Month Great Employer Award
  • Employer under The Career Directory (2023): Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Competitive Compensation, Incentive Programs and Benefits
  • Remote/working from home hybrid option if desired
  • 37.5-hour work week
  • 7% matching pension
  • Benefits are 100% paid for by YNCU
  • Wellness Initiatives including our Employee and Family Assistance Program, premium membership for Calm, Consult+, and LIFT Virtual Fitness
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Community Sponsored Events Employee and paid Volunteer opportunities
  • Fun Squad
  • Free banking account
  • Discounted Employee Rates

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in IT security, with a focus on threat analysis and mitigation
  • Good knowledge of security protocols and technologies, including firewalls, endpoint protection software, and intrusion detection systems
  • Experience responding to security incidents
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to explain technical concepts clearly and concisely to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Experience working with third party Security Operations Centre (SOC) is an asset
  • Experience of Agile projects and project management is an asset
  • CISSP, or other relevant security certifications is an asset
  • Must be bondable

YNCU strives to be a diverse workplace reflective of the communities that we live in. We are committed to a diverse workforce and invite everyone to apply. YNCU makes hiring decisions solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

YNCU is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by national, provincial, or municipal laws. This applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training.

Your Neighbourhood Credit Union will provide accommodations for persons with disabilities, where needed, to support their participation in our recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources at

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Learn More About YNCU.

We want to know about you, but we also want you to know about us. And if you have an interview coming up, your insight and knowledge of YNCU will surely wow us!

The credit union story – a story of compassion, community, and commitment to the local economy – is one we want you to not only hear, but share. Credit union members are owners too, which is the underlying foundation that drives our story. But credit unions are also full-service financial institutions with competitive rates and products! By joining YNCU, you can be a part of this great story and help us tell it.

In the About Us section you can learn all kinds of things, from our guiding principles to our unity story.

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Contact YNCU.

Human Resources 519.804.9190 x673 or

YNCU will provide accommodations for persons with disabilities, where needed, to support their participation in our recruitment process.

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