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BC Public Service

ISL 27R - Senior Security Analyst AMENDED May 3, 2022/CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Abbotsford, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
72,724 to 83,014 per year
Posting Title
ISL 27R - Senior Security Analyst AMENDED May 3, 2022/CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification
Information Systems R27


Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Hope, BC V0X 1L0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$72,724.97 - $83,014.85 annually plus 9.9% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Adv Ed, Skills & Training

Ministry Branch / Division

Job Summary

Senior Security Analyst
Information Systems R27

Amendment (May 3, 2022) a minimum job requirement has been amended to be a preference and may not be applied in initial applicant screening.

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary positions.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

An excellent opportunity to contribute your expertise to support service delivery

The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training provides leadership and direction for post-secondary education and skills training systems in British Columbia as well as the dissemination of labour market information and the delivery of labour market training programs. The Ministry plays a key role in helping British Columbians from every background and region to have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

The Technology and Business Transformation Branch provides a range of information technology and information management services for the Ministry. The Branch works closely with the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) to ensure that ministry plans and initiatives are aligned with government's overall technology direction and standards. Services provided include an IT Helpdesk, advice and support on protecting and optimizing the ministry's information assets, and services and strategies relating to infrastructure and application management, workstations and devices, enterprise architecture, and business analysis. As Senior Systems Security Analyst you will be responsible for delivering an information technology security program, ensuring all activity conforms to corporate security policy and procedures and other relevant legislation, and meets the highest security standards for a variety of sensitive information.

This position is based in Victoria. We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity. This position may be performed in other approved locations within the Province of BC. For specific information about a location, applicants must contact the Hiring Manager to confirm if working remotely from that location could be considered.

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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.

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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 complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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:

  • Degree, diploma, or certification in the computer science field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum 3 years' relevant experience developing and managing data security frameworks/architectures (includes during certification), preferably in a Microsoft environment. (This is no longer a minimum job requirement and is now a preference that may or may not be applied during applicant screening)
  • Minimum 2 years' experience leading technical investigations and handling multiple active issues.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in identifying and evaluating security risks from a business and technological standpoint.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in incident management and incident response.

Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following:
  • Professional designation as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) or equivalent.
  • Experience contributing to security architecture processes that enable the enterprise to develop and implement secure cloud solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned with the business, technology, and threat drivers.
  • Experience managing and operating modern security infrastructure systems.
  • Experience conducting complex information security threat and risk assessments.

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: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

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 (BASIC): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Job Category
Information Management/Information Technology

Additional Information
Information Technology Management and Executive