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  • Kitchener, Ontario
  • Full-time
  • SaaS

Cloud Security Analyst

  • Reference #: 2923975

This role is crucial to ensuring Information Security has the useful technology tools to safeguard D2L’s customer and employee data.

D2L is a cloud company that is modernizing education and building the Future of Work. The old models of teaching and learning are in the midst of the largest transformation in history, and D2L is at the heart of that fundamental shift. 

New models of teaching and learning enable a personalized, student-centric experience – and deliver improved retention, engagement, satisfaction, and results for learners of all ages – in schools, campuses, and companies.

D2L is disrupting the way the world learns, by providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire learners. And most importantly, by giving customers a platform that is easy, flexible, and smart. No other company provides a solution as robust and innovative as D2L.

D2L’s has had a singular mission for 20 years and is dedicated to that same mission in the years ahead: to transform the way the world learns – and by doing so, we will help improve human potential globally.

The Cloud Security Analyst will be responsible for the oversight of the firm’s Business Units (BUs) efforts to deploy solutions in Cloud environments.


  • Works with AWS's native security tools to ensure D2L's environments are secure
  • Identifies security gaps, and works with different teams within the organization to resolve them.
  • Automates security business processes everywhere
  • Conducts incident response analyses.
  • Relevant skills include an understanding of business/technology risk, thought leadership in designing and executing cloud / technology controls that mitigate those risks, and ability to keep up-to date with the latest technologies and potential cyber-threats
  • Work with developers and system architects on Cloud deployments to diagnose, document, and remediate deviations from security standards.
  • Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements.
  • Contribute to the evaluation, recommendation and implementation of cloud security controls.
  • Prepares security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Maintains security by ensuring compliance to standards, policies, and procedures set out by the ISO.
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.



    • 2+ years of demonstrable experience with AWS Guard Duty, Security Hub, WAF/Shield and AWS Config
    • 2+ years of demonstrable experience in architecting solutions within AWS using leading edge services
    • 2+ years of experience in AWS log analysis 
    • 2+ years of experience with network protocols and packet analysis tooling 
    • 2+ years of experience with Python or similar AWS supported scripting language
    • 1+ years experience with securing application deployments in AWS


    • CISSP or AWS Security Specialty Certification
    • Experience securing WinOS/Linux environments
    • Experience with IT or technology related compliance and risk management related frameworks included ISO 27001, 27018 and NIST 800-53
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