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Lead Security Analyst

Req id:  27231

Mississauga, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



Lead Security Analyst (Threat Hunting and Detection Engineering)


OpenText enables the digital world by simplifying, transforming, and accelerating enterprise information needs, on premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our Employees in over 140 locations around the world.

We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality.

The Opportunity:

The Threat Hunting Analyst is a key member of Open Text’s Cyber Security team and will posses strong operational and analytical experience in Threat Hunting and Detection Engineering.  This position is also focused on maturing the Threat Hunting program.  The successful candidate will develop threat detection and analysis techniques from Threat Intelligence, threat trends and security tools to drive improvements in security monitoring and alerting capabilities.  This hands-on role requires deep technical knowledge of security monitoring, security operations, network and systems analysis, threat modeling and threat detection.


You are great at: 


  • Researching and understanding Cybersecurity threats, threat actors, trends in adversary activities, attack vectors and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs).
  • Using threat modeling and attack frameworks to develop advanced detection mechanisms for a variety of security tools and technologies to identify, detect and respond to malicious activity.
  • Leveraging intelligence derived from Threat Hunting to improve overall Security Operations, tool visibility, threat awareness, and detection and response.
  • Driving the implementation and consistent operation of the Threat Hunting program. 
  • Leading security program improvements and efficiencies across security technologies, processes, and services.  
  • Optimizing security tools deployment and introducing scalable security services.
  • Building and coordinating plans for transition and integration of an acquired company’s security operations, tools, services, and processes.
  • Continually building automation and tooling capabilities for the deployment and management of our internal security services.
  • Driving continuous improvement of the acquisition security integration playbook.
  • Proactively search for Threats to prevent or minimize Cybersecurity attacks.
  • Ability to communicate to technical and management levels.
  • Interpret and analyze data from multiple sources, providing key analytics.
  • Document findings in an easy-to-read format.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities necessary.


What it takes:

  • BS in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Assurance, or Information Security preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience and demonstrated success in technology leadership with emphasis on security and infrastructure and cloud.
  • 3+ years technical management experience, including experience leading large-scale, demanding, and information security projects.
  • Technical skills with IT security components, including firewalls, UTM, ATP, TVM, IAM, security analytics, server operating systems, and other industry-standard techniques and practices.
  • Hands-on experience in forensic science, data analysis, intelligence analysis, malware reversing, network and endpoint security, adversary tracking, and other security-related tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience generating metrics to measure service and program effectiveness.
  • Strong written and presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively with diverse technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organizational levels.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced and changing environment while handling multiple tasks, priorities, and directives.  Capable of working under pressure.  
  • CISSP, GCIH, CISA, CISM, or other industry certifications preferred.
  • Experience with MITRE ATT&CK framework preferred.


Work Location


The location for the position is in Canada, Alpharetta, GA, Brook Park, OH, other US locations.



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Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available for specific roles.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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