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Cisco Network Security Analyst (CCNA, CISSP)

Cisco Network Security Analyst (CCNA, CISSP)

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Position Title: Cisco Network Security Analyst (CCNA, CISSP)

Reports to: Direct of Infrastructure & Business Operations, MAXIMUS Canada

Worker Category: Regular, Full Time

Location: 716 Yates Street, Victoria, BC

Company Profile

MAXIMUS Canada is an industry leader in the provisioning of products and services to support the delivery of government services in North America and internationally. With operations across Canada and around the globe, MAXIMUS provides innovative, practical and meaningful solutions to help government programs and services function more effectively and efficiently.

We are constantly assessing new technology, processes and methods of delivering services to the citizens of Canada. With our expertise in program information management, claims processing, contact centre services, document processing and information technology, we are positioned for significant growth.

MAXIMUS Canada offers competitive market-based salaries, comprehensive employer-paid benefits and a defined-benefit pension plan or a Group RSP with employer-matching contributions, for eligible employees. Our people also get some great perks too, such as employee appreciation events throughout the year, along with a supportive results-oriented work environment.

Join us here in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia to experience the best of the West Coast lifestyle. You will work in an environment that will challenge you and reward your achievements. Your downtime can be spent exploring all the West Coast has to offer – scenic beauty, culinary experiences, cultural events and outdoor activities. We have it all! Located in the heart of downtown, our location offers easy access to every amenity. 

MAXIMUS Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Core Values

At MAXIMUS Canada, we believe that our culture strengthens our commitment to Helping Government Serve the People. We foster a culture that respects and values individual contributions and differences. At MAXIMUS Canada we believe in the following four core values:

Customer Focus

Our customers' business needs inform everything we do. We start by developing relationships built on trust and respect. We listen, and incorporate their diverse experience into our services and solutions, and we show our understanding with clear communication.

Disciplined Approach

With decades of experience delivering government programs, we balance tried and tested processes with a desire for continuous improvement. We take the time to plan and benchmark our performance – it's the path to success.

Results and Delivery

Great results depend on setting high, measurable standards of excellence and achieving the numbers. We challenge each other and hold one another accountable to our commitments.

A Great Place to Work

MAXIMUS Canada promotes a challenging work environment, empowering our employees to get the job done. If you want to work in an environment that recognizes and rewards accomplishments while caring about each other and the communities we serve, this could be the place for you.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Data & Voice Team Manager,, the security engineer will be responsible for day to day operations of all corporate infrastructure security. This includes monitoring, administering and troubleshooting all components of the Contact Centre. The candidate will be required to plan, design, build, and manager all aspects of enterprise security infrastructure. 

Key Responsibilities

• Provide day-to-day operational security support. Diagnose and resolve any security issues and follow up on root cause analysis.

• Ensures the security of network Infrastructure and all other aspects of the computing environment, including the protection of data integrity and confidentiality. 

• Continuously monitors and maintains ongoing awareness of emerging threats. Investigates attempted breaches, acting to remedy security weaknesses. Conducts security testing at regular intervals.

• Harden the internal infrastructure though configuration changes, patching and other controls.

• Develops Infrastructure security status reports at regular intervals.

• Resolve security events, incidents, or conduct security assessments using penetration tests, ethical hacking tools, or risk mitigation methodologies to evaluate vulnerabilities.

• Develop and maintain an infrastructure security roadmap.

• Educate technical staff on security best practices.

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Technical Diploma from an accredited technical college or University

• Security related certification (CCNA, CISSP etc.)

• 5+ experience in large-scale enterprise network environments with working expert level knowledge of Data Centre Network Security technologies

• 3-5+ Years Cisco NGFW,FTD,ASA: 55XX, Contexts 

• 3-5+ Years Cisco Routing: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP

• 3-5+ Years Authentication protocols like TACACS, RADIUS , LDAP etc.

• 3-5+ Years IPsec VPN 

• 3+ Years Years Cisco Firepower IPS, FMC and ISE.

• Experience in Cloud security is considered a strong asset

• 5+ Years Technical Documentation Skills

Preferred Experience

• CISCO Security Product Line Experience like FMC, FTD, IPS, ASA

• SolarWinds, NPM, NCM, IPAM, NFA, NetFlow, nTOP, Cacti, Wireshark , SPLUNK.

• Holds certification in Palo Alto, Cisco and McAfee products

• Ability to conduct Penetration test

• Experience in Linux, scripting and automation (Python, Bash)

• SolarWinds monitoring

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Extremely organized, capable of overseeing multiple projects and tasks with competing priorities

• Must be comfortable thinking both strategically and tactically working with teams, interpret data and results through critical thinking

• Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate/collaborate at all levels; including team members, senior management

• Ability to troubleshoot complex network, security, and bandwidth problems

• Must have a friendly attitude and play well with other team members

• Ability to work with minimal supervision

• Must have high integrity and maintain confidentiality of data

• High level of self-motivation and initiative

• Ability to work well under pressure

Core Competencies 

Results and Delivery

• Defines appropriate goals

• Works toward achieving goals

• Articulates vision and steps for achievement


• Maintains current understanding of technical processes and equipment

• Uses technology to increase performance and productivity

Customer Focus

• Understands the balance between our capabilities, the customer’s expectations, and the parameters in which we operate

• Uses open, honest communication to develop relationships built on trust and mutual respect

• Seeks to incorporate the experience of our diverse customers

• Builds relationships through personal credibility, as opposed to formal authority

Disciplined Approach

• Takes the time to properly plan

• Data-driven and detail-focused

• Seeks out opportunities for continuous improvement


• Honest

• Accountable

• Maintains confidentiality

How to Apply:

Application Information 

Please note that while all applications are appreciated, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please send your resume in confidence Quoting: Network Security Analyst - Cisco Network Security Analyst (CCNA, CISSP) by applying online to:

Cliff Tang, Recruiter

Maximus Canada

604-727-3141 (phone)

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Intermediate Level, Senior Level

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