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Security Analyst - McAfee Threat Detection and Response

VAN00141 Requisition #

With rapidly changing cybersecurity threats, clients from all industries look to us for trusted solutions for their increasingly complex risks. EY’s Cyber Security MDR service team is a highly skilled technical team dedicated to detecting and responding to new and emerging threats. The team places a strong emphasis on continuous learning and personal growth for each member in an ever-evolving industry.

The opportunity
We are actively seeking a Security Analyst to join our Cyber Security MDR service team. You’ll work on a highly skilled technical team dedicated to detecting and responding to new and emerging threats.  The MDR team is focused on a threat hunting and digital forensics techniques to rapidly detect threats.

Your key responsibilities

As a Security Analyst, you'll be a part of the Cyber Security MDR service team. By leveraging the below specified technologies, you will be able to detect and respond to threats.


Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Be willing to work shiftwork between 6 AM and 10 PM MST as well as have flexibility for afterhours emergency on-call support
  • Undergraduate or masters’ degree preferably in one of the following areas: Business Management, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, and other related majors
  • Strong experience with the following: McAfee Enterprise Policy Orchestrator (ePO), McAfee Solid Core, McAfee Active Response (MAR), and McAfee Mvision
  • Must be proficient in identifying threats, creating host-based hunts, applying security policies and tuning existing policies, applying ePO signature updates, running and monitoring scans and agent activity
  • Some experience and knowledge of Window AD security and Azure AD security
  • Solid knowledge of commonly used frameworks and standards used in cybersecurity
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, communication, and presentation skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Relevant work experience, including full time industry experience or as a researcher in a lab
  • Ability to design and execute on research agenda
What we look for

We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cybersecurity. If you have the confidence in both your presentation and technical abilities to grow into a leading expert here, this is the role for you.


What working at EY offers


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

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