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ISL 24R – Security Analyst

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date May 15, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $61,665.45 - $70,367.02 - Annual
Location Multiple Locations, BC
Category Analyst
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
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ISL 24R – Security Analyst – (50732)

Posting Title: ISL 24R – Security Analyst
Position Classification: Information Systems R24
Union: GEU
Location: Coquitlam, BC V8K 4H1 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $61,665.45 – $70,367.02 annually (plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment)
Close Date: 6/4/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Min of Trans & Infrastructure
Ministry Branch / Division: Information Management Branch
Job Summary

Security Analyst
Information Systems R24

An eligibility list may be established.
One regular, full time position is currently available in Coquitlam.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies in Coquitlam and/or Victoria.

An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic team and apply your technological skills.
The Security Analyst carries out vulnerability assessments on a variety of information technology and operational technology applications, networks and IoT devices at the Ministry’s Regional Transportation Management Centre in Coquitlam, BC.  Working closely with engineering staff, Information Management Branch staff and the Network Communications Architect, the Security Analyst provides security recommendations on the configuration of technology deployments in the field.  The Security Analyst researches, investigates and responds to incidents, threats, and exposures, identifies root cause, and implements controls and risk-reducing measures to mitigate future threats. The Security Analyst performs on-demand web application security assessments using various open source tools, gathers and interprets the results, effectively communicates the findings to stakeholders in various formats (e.g., presentations, reports, and meetings), and works with stakeholders to identify and implement solutions.  The Security Analyst also performs internal reviews to monitor compliance with government’s security and privacy policies and advocates for alignment with industry best practices.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • University Degree in computer science field or equivalent and two years related experience; or
  • Diploma in computer science field or equivalent and four years related experience; or
  • Secondary school graduation and eight years of related experience.
  • Experience with the use of vulnerability discovery tools, such as fuzzers, NMAP, Burp Suite, or Open Web Application Security Project Zed Attack Proxy (OWASP ZAP), or equivalent

Preference may be given for:

  • Attainment of or working towards attainment of a professional designation as a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or equivalent. Working towards means having passed the examination and be in the process of acquiring the necessary experience.
  • Experience working with Operational Technology (OT).OT is defined as hardware and software that detects or causes a change through the direct monitoring and/or control of physical devices, processes and events in the enterprise.
  • Experience conducting security threat risk assessments or web application security assessments.
  • Experience in Project Management.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Cover Letter: NO
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 30 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements.  Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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