IT Security Analyst

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Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

The IT Security Analyst will be a member of the Corporate IT Security team and will provide security operations support for all areas of IT Security; including investigations, training, administration of security tools, and participating in security projects.


Job Responsibilities

  • Provide IT security advice and support to the global IT staff
  • Support security projects
  • Enhance existing security documentation to provide IT professionals and the business with clear direction on security practices and procedures
  • Support and maintain IT Security standards, tools and processes
  • Review IT Security environment and recommend continuous improvements
  • Support the day-to-day IT Security operation.  These include:
    • Incident Response
    • Patch Management
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Access Management
    • Malware Protection
    • Mobile Devices Security
  • Highlight IT Security risks to IT management
  • Assist server, networking, application, and client service teams to deploy systems in a secure manner
  • Collaborate with physical security professionals responsible for securing Kinross mine sites
  • Assist in incident response and forensic analysis to support investigations
  • Perform assessments against infrastructure and application designs to ensure compliance with security standards

Education and Experience


  • An undergraduate degree in computer science, business, or engineering, is valued


  • 1- 2 years of experience with security operation
  • Incident response, vulnerability management, and application security
  • Prior experience in a mid to large tier organisation preferably within global context


  • A CISSP, SANS GIAC or equivalent designation is valued
  • Additional languages (Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, or French)
  • Fluent in using Splunk; execute advanced searches and build dashboards

Additional Informationa & Closing Date

Work is advanced in its complexity and involves new methodologies, approaches, or products requiring the interpretation of information to make recommendations. This position provides technical support to multiple projects simultaneously. Problem resolution involves a high degree of independent judgment to interpret risk in situations where considerable variation in interpretation is possible.  Work is assessed based on attainment of objectives and effectiveness of results.  The role is based in Toronto, Canada but will be working with IT staff at all Kinross sites with infrequent travel to them. This role requires after hours response to operation and security related incidents. 


Applications for this role will close on December 14th, 2018 at 11:59pm (EST).


Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

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