Cybersecurity Operations Centre Analyst

  • Job ID ADMN-23/24-191
  • Location: In-Person (Tri-Campus), Hybrid, or Fully Remote within Ontario
  • Deadline: Open Until Filled
  • Start Date: Immediately 
  • Department: Information Technology Services
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Duration: Full-Time


The Cybersecurity Operations Centre Analyst role is focused on ensuring St. Lawrence College Cybersecurity Operations Centre (CSOC) objectives are achieved, St. Lawrence College is defended from cybersecurity attacks and effective coordination of rapid responses to cybersecurity events.

An expert level knowledge and depth of experience in the field of cybersecurity operational analysis is required.  Expert level knowledge of cybersecurity events, threats, vulnerabilities, incidents, protections, controls, frameworks, procedures, and leading cybersecurity practices is essential.  Strong understanding of CSOC methodology is required to act as part of the St. Lawrence College CSOC team.

This position is responsible for leading cybersecurity event monitoring and analysis, threat and vulnerability analysis, incident analysis and response, as well as cybersecurity testing and validation activities within the CSOC.

As a subject matter expert for cybersecurity operational analysis, the position is responsible for continuous learning, knowledge sharing and collaboration within the St. Lawrence College community and the broader public sector cybersecurity community.


Education and Experience:

A minimum of a 3-year diploma/degree in a relevant field of study.

A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in cybersecurity operations, providing leadership in incident response, analyzing cybersecurity events, threats, vulnerabilities, incidents, testing and validation. 

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Certification in Cybersecurity & Cloud Fundamentals ((ISC)2 Certified in Cybersecurity (CC), Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity).
  • Certification in Cybersecurity & Cloud Security Analyst ((ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CSSP), (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), and Microsoft Security Operations Analyst Associate).
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity incident response coordination.
  • Demonstrated experience with MITRE ATT&CK framework and the cyber kill chain.
  • Knowledge and experience with NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
  • Demonstrated experience with Cybersecurity Operations Centre (CSOC) procedures.
  • Knowledge and skills related to Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response solutions (SOAR).
  • Demonstrated experience with Cybersecurity penetration testing and vulnerability analysis.

Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:

The successful incumbent will have the ability to choose an in-person (tri-campus), hybrid or fully remote (within Ontario) work location.

This position will require schedule rotation to support a 24 x 7 Cybersecurity Operations Centre (CSOC) coverage model.  Occasional work outside the planned schedule will be required to support the cybersecurity needs of the College.

Salary & Terms

  • Admin Group:      Pay Band 10: $83,443-$104,303 per annum, commensurate on education and experience. In addition to the salary, the position is eligible for pay for performance           
  • Hours per week:  37.5
  • Posted Date:        June 3, 2024
  • Closing Date:       Open Until Filled


How to Prepare your Application for Submission: You will be able to attach only one document to your application. To prepare your application: Combine your cover letter and resume as one document. Save your document in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format using Last Name, First Name as your naming convention. Click on the Apply Here button and complete the application form. Attach your cover letter/resume document to the application form.


St. Lawrence College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from members of the designated groups, including women, racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation and identity.  St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. SLC provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Belonging, People and Culture at To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact and our Talent Acquisition Consultants will address your requests for accommodation confidentially.

This job opportunity is open to both internal and external applicants. Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.