Security Analyst

Job Description:

Skillsoft is seeking an experienced and motivated Junior Security Analyst to assist with ensuring a comprehensive, proactive and complete security positioning for customized eLearning solutions in a SaaS cloud environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure security for complex software solutions for Fortune 1000 customers
  • Review and coordinate changes to security policies, standards, and processes in a continuous improvement model
  • Enforce system and environment security standards
  • Effect mitigation responses to elevated threat-level conditions
  • Manage resolution of security events in collaboration with a cross-functional, cross-departmental response team
  • Create and maintain security documentation for SkillSoft operating environments
  • Facilitate third-party and customer penetration tests and/or security assessments
  • Remain abreast of security developments and trends
  • Respond to security incidents
  • Maintain security related tools

Job Requirements:

  • At least 1-2 years of experience in a related discipline
  • Post-secondary education in computer science or a related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Experience administering/operating network and host based intrusion detection systems, and vulnerability assessment tools
  • Understanding of web application security issues
  • Expert-level proficiency with Windows operating systems
  • Experience administering Linux systems
  • Experience in the support of enterprise hosted systems is strongly desired
  • Experience working with an enterprise SIEM system is desirable
  • CISSP certification considered an asset

Skills Required:

Excellent communication, problem-solving and analytical skills

Excellent time management and organizational skills; and ability to perform under significant pressure

Professional manner with strong interpersonal skills; a team player and a relationship builder

Self-directed work habits, applied with creativity, resourcefulness and a sense of personal responsibility

Ability to communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing

Ability to think strategically and plan for innovation/change; flexibility/adaptability

Travel Limited International

Working Hours 40 hours per week including on-call requirements

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What We Offer

  • Attractive Compensation
  • Market Leading Benefits Programs
  • Corporate Incentive Programs
  • Casual Work Environment
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Complimentary breakfast treats
  • Home Internet Reimbursement
  • Complimentary Health & Dental
  • Disability & Life Insurance
  • Health & Wellness programs
  • Knowledge Park Offices
  • Free parking onsite
  • Your birthday off
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About Skillsoft

Mission Statement:


Our mission is to deliver beautiful technology and engaging content that is accessible to all

What Success Look Like At Skillsoft:



Team members continually push towards achieving our collective purpose. They recognize that their individual efforts must fundamentally connect throughout the organization to achieve a greater impact. They are adept at working cross functionally and acknowledge the contributions of others.



Team members are always questioning how it can be done better – “that’s the way it has always been done” is never the right answer. They are passionate, resourceful and resilient to setbacks. They believe in positively transforming people’s lives and careers through continuous learning. They inspire others to grow outside of their comfort zone.



Team members never compromise integrity to achieve results. They support the customer and each other, and are constantly mindful of creating a positive customer experience both internally and externally.




Team members are innovative, creative and intellectually curious. They incorporate different perspectives into their thinking. They respond quickly and positively to changing demands while remaining keenly focused on how people learn and the learner experience.




Team members hold themselves accountable. They take a data driven approach to determining achievement effectiveness. They are never satisfied with the notion of “It’s good enough.”




Comprehensive Benefit Programs

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus or monthly commission opportunity
  • Complimentary health and dental coverage
  • Short Term and Long Term disability coverage
  • AD&D and Life Insurance
  • Home Internet reimbursement program
  • RRSP employer matching program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Unlimited access to our product library
  • Family access to many of our products
  • On site vendor certification center
  • Wellness program that features gym membership reimbursement
  • Complimentary EAP program
  • Birthday off each year!
  • Working hours to undertake volunteer activities
  • A focus on career development and promotion from within!
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