A cyber defense specialist

October 22, 2020

Job field: Information technologies

Job category: Professional jobs

Registration period: From October 22, 2020 for an indefinite period

Targeted regions: Capitale-Nationale and Montreal

Do you want to find yourself at the heart of a mission of great importance by joining a team dedicated to cyber defense?

Do you have at least two years of experience in one or more aspects of this field?

A job as a cyber defense specialist is available to you!

The Quebec government is set up a Government Cyber ​​Defense Center (CGCD), located at the Treasury Board Secretariat, in order to prevent and counter the risks to which public bodies are exposed in terms of cybersecurity. This center will ensure that it supports and accompanies public bodies in the event of a cybersecurity threat or incident in order to mitigate any damage. Cyber ​​Defense Operational Centers (COCD) will eventually be created in various ministries and organizations.

The CGCD will have as mandates, among other things, the constant monitoring of cyberthreats, the training of resources in Cyber ​​Defense Operational Centers ( COCD) in order to raise their level of competence, the establishment of best cyber defense practices in public administration, the efficient coordination of the government cyber defense network, the handling of incidents in collaboration with the government cyber defense network, and finally , the rapid and coordinated intervention of government authorities in the face of cyber threats.

Cyber ​​defense specialists will be called upon to work in one or more cyber defense services offered by the Government Cyber ​​Defense Center as well as its Operational Centers. They will be called upon to perform various tasks such as identifying and managing cyber defense risks, developing, consolidating and supporting the evolution of security controls (cyber defense repository), threat management and monitoring. the evolution of emerging trends (darknet, IoT, IA), the validation and management of security risks inherent in contract management (third party management), and finally, the standardization, formalization and sharing of tools specific to cyber defense.

Salary conditions

As an indication, the salary scale is:

$ 45,219 ( minimum of the scale) to 84,908 $ (maximum of the scale) as of March 31, 2020.

In case of disparity, the salary scale posted on the website of the Secretariat of the Conseil du trésor has priority.

Particularities of the job

35 hours a week

Main departments and organizations that hire

  • Government Acquisitions Center
  • Infrastructures Techniques Québec
  • Ministry of Education and Higher Education
  • Ministry of Health and Services social
  • Ministry of Immigration, Francization and Integration
  • Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources
  • Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks
  • Ministry of Transport
  • Ministry of Public Security
  • Secretariat of the Treasury Board
  • Société de l ' automobile insurance of Quebec
  • Sûreté du Québec

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