Junior Security Analyst – Co-Op Student

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Junior Security Analyst – Co-Op Student

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 4, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Express Scripts Canada
Location Mississauga, Ontario, Canada ,Virtual, Ontario, Canada
Category Analyst
Client Express Scripts Canada
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Express Scripts Canada is actively looking for a Junior Security Analyst (Co-Op) who will be responsible for assisting with the execution of information security related activities within Express Scripts Canada. The position assists with the maintenance and improvement of effective internal controls over the technology systems, infrastructure and business systems. The role is part of the Information Risk Management team, which includes IT audit, Privacy and Security.

Through the enforcement of security policies, this position helps to ensure that information owned or maintained by Express Scripts Canada is properly protected by limiting access to those who have a business need. Where weaknesses are identified, the position is responsible for working with the appropriate business unit/functional group to develop remediation activities to close identified security gaps. The position will educate/promote effective security practices to the organization.

This role exists to ensure that there are controls in place to protect information that is owned or managed by Express Scripts Canada. These controls are tested through various audits to prove that they are being enforced and that they meet appropriate requirements.

This is a Co-Op position available for students eligible for the May work term.


  • The primary function is to ensure the overall risk to Express Scripts’ systems and data is maintained at ‘low’status.
  • Follows the Security Incident Response Plan to investigate security alerts & events
  • Works with Security Operations Centre to investigate and remediate any alerts flagged by the SOC, or by internal security systems, tuning alerts where necessary.
  • Works with Audit and Privacy teams to support audit and privacy-related efforts (supplying documentation, investigations, etc.).
  • Maintain Security tools, such as vulnerability management tools, Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM) tools, Web Application Firewall (WAF) tools, Next-Generation Firewall tools, Proxy tools, Spam tools etc.
  • Support the Security Operations team by providing audit evidence and other documentation as required.


  • Active participation in pursuing a career in Information Security
  • Working toward Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP­) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Exposure and/or experience in Information Security
  • Exposure and/or experience in Information Technology (infrastructure or development)
  • Ability to achieve Reliable security clearance from Public Works and Procurement Canada is required

Skills & Abilities

  • Exposure to and understanding of information risk management within an organization
  • Ability to understand and analyze functional processes of the business units
  • Ability to understand how controls impact on the entire organization and not just the business function they are designed for
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, often under time pressures
  • Excellent communications skills, oral and written
  • Ability to enforce security controls
  • Exposure to and understanding of Privacy and DRP/BCP
  • Ability to identify and apply new security and audit controls
  • Demonstrated initiative and self-direction, negotiation, conflict resolution, analytical and problem solving skills

Express Scripts Canada is a Cigna company

Express Scripts Canada is a subsidiary of Express Scripts, a Cigna company. Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna offers an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioural health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products.

About Express Scripts Canada

Express Scripts Canada is a leading health benefits manager and has been recognized as one of the most innovative. Our clients include Canada’s leading insurers, third party administrators and governments. We work with these clients to develop industry-leading solutions to deliver superior healthcare in a cost-controlled environment. We provide Active Pharmacy™ services to more than 7 million Canadian patients and adjudicate more than 100 million pharmacy, dental, and extended health claims annually. Through our proprietary consumer intelligence, clinical expertise, and patients-first approach, we promote better health decisions for plan members, while managing and reducing drug benefit costs for plan sponsors.

It will be a condition of employment that the successful candidate obtains an Enhanced Reliability Clearance from the Federal Government. The candidate will be required to provide supporting documentation to receive clearance if required.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a positive work environment built on solid corporate values, integrity, mutual respect, collaboration, passion, service and alignment.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we build a more effective organization that empowers our employees to be the best that they can be.

We are committed to creating a working environment that is barrier-free and we are prepared to provide accommodation for people with disabilities.

If you require accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: [email protected] Do not email [email protected] for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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