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Cybersecurity Analyst

Etobicoke  |  Full-time (Non-union)  |  Information Technology
Cybersecurity Analyst
Full-time (Non-union)
Information Technology
Our rich history is a big part of who we are.  With historic roots dating back over 135 years, Woodbine is steeped in tradition. We have been the engine that drives the Ontario horse racing industry. From King’s and Queen’s trips to Canada, anniversaries and unforgettable horse races, we have been creating winning experiences for all our guests.

We are currently on an amazing 20-year journey to ‘build a city within a city’ and transform the largest privately held land in Toronto into one of Canada’s premiere entertainment destinations.  This journey will unlock the value of approximately 700 acres of land, leading to job creation and the revitalization of our communities, while enhancing our ability to share the thrill of horse-racing and cementing our place as an entertainment powerhouse. 
We need dedicated people to join our cause. Be part of Woodbine Entertainment and get inspired to make work awesome!

Our Values & Beliefs

The Cybersecurity Analyst will focus on in-place security solutions and involvement in new security projects.  Secondary tasks may include participation in the creation and/or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments. The IT Security Analyst is expected to be fully aware of the enterprise’s security goals as established by its stated policies, procedures and guidelines and to actively work towards upholding those goals.


•Respond to Security Incidents
•Provide End-User Awareness Training following security best practices
•Participate in the planning and design of enterprise security architecture, under the direction of the IT Security Manager
•Participate in the creation of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures) 
•Participate in the planning and design of an enterprise Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan, under the direction of the Cybersecurity Manager 
•Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT Security industry including awareness of new or evolving security solutions, improved security processes and the discovery of new attacks and threat vectors
•Maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operations of all in-place devices and Cybersecurity systems
•Participate in the creation of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures) under the direction of the Cybersecurity Manager or Security Team where appropriate
•Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations
•Review logs and reports of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e., security tools) or not (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.). Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution
•Participate in investigations into problematic activity
•Participate in the execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits
•Provide on-call support for end users for all in-place security solutions

Key Success Factors

•College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and 3+ years equivalent work experience with a focus on Cyber Security
•Experience using security tools and applications, including cloud environments, such as Microsoft 365 Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Office 365 Security and Compliance, Cisco Meraki MDM
•Experience with Cisco Routing and Switching, Checkpoint, Fortinet, Cisco Firewalls, Zero Trust, VPN, Load Balancing and Endpoint Protection
•Strong understanding of a defense in depth security strategy to build, strengthen and enhance security policies and procedures
•Experience with Endpoint protection and end user awareness training of security best practices
•General IT troubleshooting and implementation experience (Windows Server, Active Directory, GPO, DNS, Network, Security)
•Experience with documenting for a variety of requirements such as policies, procedures, training material, and network diagrams
•Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocols
•Familiarity with ServiceNow is beneficial
•Cisco Certified Network Professional or equivalent
•CompTIA Security+, GIAC Information Security Fundamentals, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security, Associate of (ISC)2 is an asset
•Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
•Ability to conduct research into application development issues and products
•Highly self-motivated
•Keen attention to detail