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BC Public Service

ISL 21R - Junior Security Analyst

Posted 4 days ago

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dollar sign69,760 to 79,322 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
ISL 21R - Junior Security Analyst

Position Classification
Information Systems R21


Work Options

Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$69,760.70 - $79,322.69 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Public Guardian and Trustee

Ministry Branch / Division
Public Guardian and Trustee

Job Summary

Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity

The Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT) is here to help citizens who may be incapable, are under the age of 19 or who are deceased.

The Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT) has the mandate to:
  • Protect the legal and financial interests of children under the age of 19 years
  • Protect the legal, financial, personal and health care interests of adults who need help with decision-making
  • Administer estates of deceased persons and missing persons

The PGT is a corporation sole which is a legal structure with one person responsible for overall service delivery instead of a board of directors. That person is called the Public Guardian and Trustee. The PGT is independent of government when making decisions on behalf of clients. We are an inclusive organization that seeks to provide culturally safe and respectful services to each client. We are committed to creating a meaningful workplace culture that pursues truth and reconciliation. We put clients first when making decisions and act with the highest ethical, legal and personal standards. We value collaboration with clients, colleagues and partners and believe in the importance of relationships to achieve positive outcomes for clients.

Reporting to the Senior Security Analyst, to govern and implement security services, analysis, asset protection, and electronic messaging for the PGT. Support the development of encrypted and/or restricted views to reduce exposure to personal information within data sets. Diagnose and resolve escalated security issues and conduct investigations.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer science related field and 1 year of related experience; OR
  • Diploma in a computer science related field and 2 years related experience; OR
  • Systems Certificate or coursework leading to a designation as a Certified Information Security Professional and 3 years related experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Related experience includes the following:
  • Experience in applying and interpreting information technology security and administrative policies and procedures and developing client specific guidelines and best practices
  • Experience working with security related technologies including SIEM, EDR, network security appliances (firewalls, IPS, routers, etc.), Vulnerability management solutions and knowledge of identity access management

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
1 Position available.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home a few days a week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

  • Knowledge of IT security best practices and risk management methodologies.
  • Knowledge of common phishing techniques and the ability to recognize indicators of malicious communications
  • Ability to clearly communicate findings and educate others on how to identify and avoid phishing attacks
  • Understanding of threat and risk assessment processes
  • Knowledge of incident response tools and defense techniques within a Microsoft environment.
  • Understanding of identity access management within Microsoft Active Directory and EntraID environment.
  • Knowledge of network protocols, firewall configurations, intrusion detection/prevention systems, VPN technologies, and the ability to identify network-based threats.

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career.Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

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 at the bottom of the posting.

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

Job Category
Information Management/Information Technology, Policy, Research and Economics

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-21

Current Openings

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