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Who we are

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we – through our core business brands Phonak, Unitron, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova – develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

Kitchener (ON), Canada

IT Security Analyst

IT SECURITY ANALYST

 

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As the world’s leading hearing care provider, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we – through our core brands Phonak, Unitron, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova – develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

Sonova has more than 14,000 committed employees in over 100 countries, all of whom contribute to something greater than themselves – they transform lives. Join our mission and become part of our team! Apply now for the following position: IT Security Analyst.

 

Overview:  In Sonova’s IT Security Operations Center (SOC), the Threat & Vulnerability Management specialist plays a key role in keeping the organization’s systems and information secure. The successful candidate will work closely with all internal departments to identify vulnerabilities and threats, and respond to security events through analysis of relevant events across devices, managing security tools and providing security reports/metrics, related to specialty area Threat & Vulnerability Management

 

What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for detecting and assessing vulnerabilities and cyber security threats and incidents across the enterprise.
  • Responsible for understanding the global threat landscape through working with threat intelligence resources to maintain awareness.
  • Play a leading role in creation and implementation of new processes and procedures to ensure continuous improvements for Vulnerability Management, monitoring, detecting and mitigating cyber security threats.
  • Coordinate with the external 24x7 security monitoring service to detect, review & triage suspicious events.
  • Assists with containment of threats as well as remediation tasks during or after an incident.
  • Collect, aggregate, analyze, triage, and analyses information from multiple logs/events.

 

What Experience you Bring to the Team:

  • Degree in Computer Science, or related experience.
  • Professional security certifications such as SANS GIAC / GCIH, CySA, CompTIA Security + CEH and CCNA or equivalent experience.
  • CISSP and MCSE certifications preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related IT Operations background with 3 years of security focus.
  • High level knowledge and experience in Cyber security field.

 

 

Your Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to assign priorities and perseverance.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Highly motivated and owns very high standards of quality.
  • Good analytical & logical problem solving skills.
  • Customer service orientated.
  • Ability to adapt communications to audience, using situational communication styles.

IT Skills

  • Microsoft Active Directory / Azure
  • Windows Client + Server operating systems
  • LAN / WAN technologies
  • Firewall (Cisco/Fortinet)
  • IDS/IPS solutions
  • MS Powershell & scripting tools an asset.

 

Our offer:

  • Exciting and challenging work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Training and development opportunities – we believe every employee deserves a development plan. Come, learn, and grow with us!

 

Don't meet all the criteria?  If you’re willing to go all in and learn we'd love to hear from you! 

 

We love to work with great people and strongly believe that a diverse team makes us better.  We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability.

 

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be kept confidential. Sonova is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Director, Human Resources.

 

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer.

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.