Consultant I - Managed Security Services

Forsythe   •  

Mississauga, ON

5 - 7 years

Posted 276 days ago

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Tracking Code772-180

Job Description

By joining Forsythe, a Sirius company, you'll become part of one of the top Security consulting organizations.   With 44years of experience across the IT spectrum, we are uniquely positioned to advise enterprise clients on a wide range of security solutions, from leading vendors such as Checkpoint, Cisco, F5, FireEye, IBM QRadar, Palo Alto, RSA, Symantec (Blue Coat) and many others.   As part of our ManagedSecurity Operations Center (SOC) team, you’ll support our clients' critical security operations.   Our depth and breadth of solutions will allow you to make an impact at the cutting edge of IT, while growing your expertise and capabilities through our commitment to professional development.


We are currently looking for Consultant I to join our Managed Services Group department in Mississauga, Canada.



The Consultant I performs ongoing client support for complex technical performance issues and develops recommendations to ensure adherence to service level agreements and customer service excellence. The Consultant I may specialize in a particular discipline and continues to develop a platform of technical expertise.



Services Delivery

  • Manage complex technical questions and ticket escalations and monitor system performance
  • Identify and make recommendations on technical deficiencies, service performance issues, product utilization, bugs, and enhancements.
  • Recommends process improvement in order to drive efficiencies and reduction of the average troubleshooting time.
  • Develop customized reports and presentations, and provide technical knowledge transfer and analysis to clients on performance status, trends, and metrics.
  • Perform ongoing analysis and system testing of new system releases, upgrades, and/or patches to supported technologies.
  • Monitor the ticket queue, as necessary.


Professional Development

  • Attend training sessions or shadowing activities, and obtain industry related certifications as determined by the Manager.
  • Mentor junior-level analysts and serve as escalation point for their technical related issues.


Primary Duty


Develop best practices, strategies, methodologies, documentation and templates suitable for use by other Consultants and Analysts.


Additional Duties:


  • Security is every employee’s responsibility, if you are aware of security related vulnerability or non-compliance with the Information Security Policy or Employee Handbook you must report it to the Corporate Security Team, Human Resources, or a member of Senior Management.
  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as otherrequired training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.



  • Direct system engineering or supportexperience involving hardware, software and services at an enterprise level for at least one product lines in the designated practice
  • Direct involvement in working withinternal and external teams to implement and troubleshoot complex configuration hardware, software and services.
  • Direct experience presenting ideas and solutions to clients and adapting presentation style to fit particular client situations.
  • Broad knowledge of company products and services, testing methodology, and system troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge within area of specialization and continues to develop and expand technical skills.
  • Ability to investigate complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors from multiple IT infrastructure systems.
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships and conduct complex and important work critical to the organization in a team, consulting environment.
  • Proven ability to select resolutions and techniques that meet technical requirements within the context of best practices and make recommendations to achieve targeted objectives.
  • Proven ability to achieve high level of Customer Satisfaction on all engagements.
  • Communicates in clear, concise and crisp messages to a variety of audiences that instigate appropriate actions.
  • Effectively presents in a variety of formal and informal settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, using a variety of presentation methods to sustain the audiences’ engagement.
  • Manages time to focus on priorities and capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Establishes a collaborative approach to problem solving ensuring that solutions generated by the team are tested and proven.
  • Proactively steps into team leadership roles and empowers others to increase contribution and level of responsibility.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint skills.
  • Resourceful working with disparate client and internal departments to deliver client support services.




Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or 3-yeardiploma in Engineering, Computer Science, or a Technology related field, plus one of the following combinations of certifications and experience:  


  • Holds technical certifications for at least four (4) technologies for which Forsythe provides managedsecurity services*   and
  • Has at least three (3) years of IT Supportexperience in a client-focused environment, and/or working in a security operations center 


  • Holds technical certifications for at least three (3) technologies for which Forsythe provides managedsecurity services*and
  • Has at least four (4) years of IT Supportexperience in a client-focused environment, and/or working in security operations center


  • Holds technical certifications for at least two (2) technologies for which Forsythe provides managedsecurity services*and
  • Has at least 6years of IT Supportexperience in a client-focused environment, and/or working in security operations center


*Managed Security Services Certifications: Check Point: CCSA, CCSE: Cisco; CCNA, CCNP, SFCP, SFCIRP CCIE; Blue Coat: BCCPA, BCCPE; Palo Alto: ACE, PCNSE; QRadar, SANS GCIA, GCIH, QRadar CSC, Splunk, LogRhythm, or similar technology certifications



  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Uses latitude for independent judgment. Mentors less-experienced peers.



  • Ability to travel5-10% in the US and Canada.
  • Provide 24x7support coverage and work on weekends and STAT Holidays.
  • General Office Activities


Security is every employee’s responsibility.

The above statements are intended to provide the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements.