Span of control Analyst M/F - VIE Montreal

 Montreal, Canada       International Volunteer Program        Information Technology


Summary of the key purposes of the role  


  • The SOC currently manually produce a lot of documentations, dashboards, etc. We are looking for a creative person to help us automate some of those tasks, so we can spend more time doing Incident Response and less on reporting.
  • The SOC does a lot of manual research online. We need to automate most of the information gathering in order to reduce our response time on our incident.
  • Other automation projects for Threat Hunting purposes


  • Detection use cases (UC) needs to be created by the SOC to generates alerts when malicious activity occurs on our network. The SOC needs to stay up to date with state-of-the-art detection to catch the new emerging threats and leverage all the security deployed in our environment.


  • Every time a new detection rule is put in place we need make sure it works as intended. Someone needs to analyse the output of each alert and make sure they are relevant. Once the alerts are high fidelity, we can send them to our level one third party
  • Each alert created needs proper Incident Response Playbook (IRP). Those IRP are built during the soaking period mentioned above


  • When security incident occurs the SOC needs to contain the breach and eradicate the threat.

Summary of responsibilities :

The candidate will

  • Propose new way to automate tedious aspect of the SOC analyst tasks
  • Built scripts to retrieve valuable information on the internet that the SOC can leverage to
    • Help detecting threats
    • Help triaging the alerts
    • Help classify the alerts
    • Identity data leakage in public cloud (aka Github, Pastebin, Slideshare, etc.)
  • Built UC to detect threats that could impact SG
  • Built the documentation of those UC
  • Built the IRP for all detection built
  • Test the quality of the detection built by the team
  • Support the level 1 third party SOC in investigation
  • Follow established process to respond to confirmed incident
  • Participate in post-mortem after each major security incident

Profile Required

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Montreal is to begin in May 2020 but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 24 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see

Your profile

Graduate from Engineering school, Business School or University with a master degree in IT Project management. Computer Science, Project Management.

You ideally have a similar previous experience.

You are fluent in English and French.

Why Join Us

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

All our positions are open to people with disabilities.

Business Insight

The SG Montreal Solutions Centre (SG MSC) is an SG Entity dedicated to providing near shore support for the SG CIB business it serves.  MSC includes application support, development and infrastructure resources across the various departments.

The Global Technical Services organization (GTS) provides infrastructure engineering and administration for all SG staff and applications worldwide, and has a regional representation in each country where SG is present

The vision within GTS is to provide leading edge cost effective technology services and support based on an infrastructure that is shared by the SG companies, requiring adherence to common standards, policies and security settings.   The teams are globally aligned in order to leverage best practices, standards and procedures on a worldwide basis

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 19000VPW
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 04/05/2020
Date of publication: 24/11/2019
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Span of control Analyst M/F - VIE Montreal

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