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Specialist, IMIT Security

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As the Specialist, Information Management / Information Technology (IMIT) Security, you will work as a subject matter expert and lead resource in reviewing existing and proposed computer-based application, infrastructure and data access services to identify risks, assess compliance and promote good information security practices. Working within the IMIT department and other Island Health business areas, you will ensure processes and practices support the organization’s information security policies and standards.

You will be responsible for monitoring and tracking use of Island Health data processing infrastructure, conducting investigations and resolving electronic data processing security-related incidents. Recommending and implementing security processes, technologies and access methods that align with industry security standards and supporting the secure, uninterrupted operation of all Island Health technology services are also an important part of this role.

In this role, you will deal with sensitive and critical situations and provide training and education to IMIT and other staff on Island Health security procedures, policies and standards.


You have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, along with five years’ recent experience in a large information technology services environment. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. An active CISSP, SANS GIAC or Security + certification and health care experience is preferred. A strong knowledge of FIPPA, ISO 27002 and the B.C. Government Information Security Policy is an asset.

Posted: November 21, 2018
Closes: January 20, 2019
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Our Information Management/ Information Technology (IM/IT) department provides direction on how information and technology can be used to achieve Island Health’s vision of high quality, c...