IT Security Support Analyst - German or Portuguese Speaking

  • Category
    Information Technology - Help Desk / Technical Support
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco’s client located in Ottawa is searching for Portuguese or German speaking IT Security Support Analysts to join its growing team. IT Security Support Analysts will troubleshoot and resolve technically complex network security issues via phone and web. The ideal candidate is technically-minded with strong troubleshooting skills and is passionate about a career in cyber security. As the selected candidate will provide remote support to both English and German customers, fluent bilingualism in both English and German (spoken and written) is required.

Our client is located just west of Ottawa, the nation’s capital, in the Kanata North Business Park. As one of Canada’s vibrant technology hubs, Kanata North has long been recognized as a hotbed of technology innovation. Kanata North is home to many major high-tech companies, large shopping areas, high density apartments, town homes and individual homes all surrounded by green space. The area has among the best schools in the city, a new recreation complex, hiking and biking trails, easy access to everything from downtown Ottawa to provincial parks and a reputation for safety.

This is a permanent opportunity offering a competitive starting salary plus annual performance bonuses and shift premiums. Hours will be full-time; flexibility to work anytime 24/7 would be ideal. Our client is offering health benefits, RRSP match, 3 weeks’ vacation, and excellent learning and growth opportunities!

IT Security Support Analyst - German or Portuguese Speaking Duties:

- Provide Technical support to partners and customers on company's products and ensure resolution of technically complex network security issues through Phone/Web & emails in a 24x7x365 environment.
- Setup test / simulation environments as necessary for replication of customer reported issues and provide documentation on setups
- Work closely with the Support, Sales, R&D and PM teams and drive complex, high profile customer escalations to closure within the published SLAs and ensure the customers are delighted with the service and resolution
- Ensure customer communication is handled and documented in a timely manner and work performed meets quality standards within acceptable time schedules
- Support customers with a high degree of respect and drive operational excellence through proper escalation of software and hardware related issues
- Ensure successful new technology introductions by continuously remaining knowledgeable on our client’s award-winning products
- Provide feedback on the customer reported issues trends, usability and supportability aspects and come up with solutions to resolve/deflect these issues
- Occasional travel to the customers deployment sites on a short notice is required

IT Security Support Analyst - German or Portuguese Speaking Minimum Requirements:

- BS degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering; MS degree and/or Professional certifications from ISC2 (CISSP), Cisco (CCNP/CCIE), Microsoft, etc...preferred
- 5+ years of product support experience related to Network/Security products in large enterprise IP networks/Data Center
- 2+ years of customer facing Technical support experience in handling Internet security products like Stateful/Application firewalls and any of the technologies like IPSec VPN, Anti-Virus, IPS, SSL or Wireless network product
- In-depth knowledge of the Network protocols: TCP/IP, SSL, DNS, DHCP, 802.11 wireless standards and working knowledge of layer 4-7 load balancing techniques, Virtualization, Unix (Free BSD/Linux) administration
- Published and demonstrated passion for security assessment research; Security consulting experience is a plus
- Experience in analyzing customer reported issues trends and creating action plan to resolve issues in a timely manner based on the priorities
- Excellent communications skills, strong customer advocate, good organizational skills, self-driven with ability to multi-task on various projects and aptitude to learn new technologies SonicWall provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics


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