Onico Solutions

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Cyber Security Analyst (Malware – Palo Alto)

We are currently looking for a Cyber Security Analyst (Malware – Palo Alto) for a 1 year contract opportunity (possible conversion to perm) to work with our client throughout their Palo Alto security network/firewall upgrade.  The Cyber Security Analyst (Malware – Palo Alto) will oversee the installation team and manage the network security firewall protocols and settings.  They will also work with the Network Engineers and Systems Analysts to assess best practices.  The Cyber Security Analyst will also focus on cyber security,  identifying, analyzing and documenting malware behaviour and threat reports.



  • Responsible for ensuring all Palo Alto firewall security is at optimal levels through proactive management of the environment and if required instigate appropriate action to maintain service levels
  • Identify, analyze and document malware behaviour and threat reports
  • Ensure that all systems meet security standards and escalate violations through appropriate internal processes
  • Define and review Operation Acceptance Tests and procedures and facilitate migration of the new / modified firewalls/network security based services into the production environment
  • Develop and conduct skills transfer processes through individual and team training and procedures
  • Provide technical direction and assistance to junior staff members



  • 4+ years of experience installing, configuring and administering Palo Alto Networks firewalls
  • 4+ years of technical hands-on experience with application security/endpoint security
  • 3+ years of cyber security experience and web threats
  • Experience with malware and malware threats
  • Understanding of web applications, web protocols, security and Internet environments
  • Experience with installations, configurations and integrations in a complex security environment
  • Network Security experience in a mid to large organization
  • Experience understanding malware, exploits, operating system structure and behavior and experience in securing these environments
  • Demonstrated experience planning and executing change using the ITIL framework (an asset)
  • Checkpoint Firewalls (an asset)
  • Strong collaboration and synergy with team player with a customer service driven attitude

This is a 12 month contract opportunity located in downtown Toronto with the possibility for a permanent offer at the completion of the contract opportunity.