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Cybersecurity Analyst

Software and Programming
Information Technology
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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The Cyber Security Analyst is responsible for providing in-depth analysis of malicious activities that could be or have been carried out within customer’s environments, as well as a detailed breakdown of the associated risk factors and mitigation techniques available.

Accountabilities Will Include:

  • Insider threat hunting using a variety of tools and methods including the mining of large customer datasets.
  • Forensic analysis of devices running Windows, Linux, Mac, and Android.
  • Producing forensic reports and presentations with both high-level and detailed findings, along with recommendations for mitigation.
  • Providing cyber-security knowledge and advice to clients as well as internally to our leadership.
  • Collaborating with product team to grow and evolve Absolute’s security offerings.
  • Maintaining awareness of trends in IT security technology and regulatory requirements.

What You'll Need:

  • Minimum of five years of IT/SW experience with at least three years of security forensic analysis experience. Related post-secondary education is an asset.
  • Experience in Host Forensics analysis
  • Experience with scripting and programming
  • Experience in Malware and Malicious code analysis, including reverse engineering analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of common Intrusion Analysis models
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols.
  • Strong troubleshooting, reasoning and problem solving skills.


  • Experience with network analysis and sensors is a plus
  • Experience with forensic tools such as Encase, Bit9/Carbon Black, RSA Netwitness, CrowdStrike and similar
  • In-depth knowledge and significant experience in one or more of: Security Information Event Management (SIEM), Web Content Filtering, Internet Policy Enforcement, Network Access Control (NAC), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) solutions.
  • Experience with digital evidence handling and chain of custody
  • Experience with malicious code behavioral analysis
  • Understanding of steganography and encryption
  • Security certifications such as: CISSP, CISM, CFCE

We offer the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to explore solutions to real-life technical problems. You will work with a dynamic, fast-paced team that plays a key role in building security products and services that help our customers identify and reduce security incidents. You will have access to domain experts, software developers and the user experience teams. We strive to create an environment that is both productive and fun. We are located in beautiful downtown Vancouver. 

Why Work For Us

We are one of the largest software companies headquartered in downtown Vancouver. Our office is located near the waterfront where we have great views and close proximity to public transit, shops and restaurants. We produce our best results when we work together, so we’ve designed our new office to provide a bright and inspiring work environment with a variety of custom-built spaces so we can collaborate, communicate, and concentrate. We celebrate our wins in our large common areas where we hold hackathons, end of quarter celebrations, and monthly socials. We believe in a good work/life balance which is reflected in our annual employee retreat where it’s all about friends and family. To learn more about what it’s like to work at Absolute, visit the careers section of our website at or visit our YouTube channel.


Absolute is an equal opportunity employer

Posted: December 2, 2016
Closes:January 31, 2017
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About Absolute

Absolute provides persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, tablets, and smartphones.

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