Lead Security Analyst - SIEM

Waterloo, ON, CA


OpenText offers cloud-native solutions in an integrated and flexible Information Management platform to enable intelligent, connected and secure organizations.

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OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.

Global Information Security (GIS) leverages our people, processes and technology to develop new digitalization efforts that ensure our enterprise systems’ reliability, minimize staff interaction, and most importantly, protect our customers’ data. Companies are recognizing the need to digitize information and manage alternative work scenarios in today’s changing reality. With this in mind, we work tirelessly to drive improvements across our security services and accelerate our customers’ digital journey in a safe and trusted environment.


Security Operations is the team that handles day to day protection of our environment and the tools that support them. This team takes care of identifying security weaknesses and facilitates remediation efforts. Additionally, this team monitors networks to assesses abnormal behaviors and manages security incidents to allow for execution of response processes.


Your Impact:


As a Lead SIEM Analyst, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient operation and continuous improvement of our SIEM solutions. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze security requirements, design, and maintain SIEM solutions. Additionally, you will collaborate with other security specialists to ensure the proper implementation of intrusion detection systems, incident response processes, and other security-related technologies.

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled professional who is passionate about information security and thrives in a challenging and fast-paced environment. If you are a detail-oriented individual with excellent problem-solving skills and a strong background in SIEM technologies, we would love to hear from you.


This position prefers candidates with 10 years of Canadian citizenship and/or Permanent Residence, as the candidate will have to undergo a Security Screening to get Reliability Status and Secret Clearance. Candidates who have been rejected for a previous security clearance are also ineligible.


What the role offers:


As a Lead Security Analyst, you will:


  • Maintain SIEM infrastructure for high availability and performance; ensure compliance with policies and standards.
  • Collaborate with teams and third parties to enhance SIEM security posture.
  • Serve as SME for SIEM within Security Operations and Global Information Security.
  • Continuously review and improve SIEM tools security posture; develop and maintain documentation.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and tune SIEM tools; develop correlation rules for improved threat detection accuracy.
  • Possess 5-8 years of previous professional experience.


What you need to Succeed:


  • Degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering, or related field.
  • Extensive experience with SIEM platforms (Splunk, ArcSight, LogRhythm) in enterprise environments.
  • Hands-on role in implementing and maintaining SIEM.
  • Experience with third parties and stakeholders in complex environments.
  • Proficient in Linux/Unix and Windows environments; knowledgeable in networking fundamentals and OSI model protocols.
  • Familiarity with Cloud Security, EDR tools, cybersecurity trends, and information security concepts and standards.


One last thing:


OpenText is more than just a corporation, it's a global community where trust is foundational, the bar is raised, and outcomes are owned.


Join us on our mission to drive positive change through privacy, technology, and collaboration. At OpenText, we don't just have a culture; we have character. Choose us because you want to be part of a company that embraces innovation and empowers its employees to make a difference.


OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at hr@opentext.com. Our proactive approach fosters collaboration, innovation, and personal growth, enriching OpenText's vibrant workplace.


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Tags: ArcSight Clearance Cloud Compliance Computer Science EDR Incident response Intrusion detection Linux LogRhythm Privacy Security Clearance SIEM Splunk Threat detection UNIX Windows

Perks/benefits: Career development Startup environment

Region: North America
Country: Canada
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