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ISL 27R - Senior Security Analyst

Requisition #:  40368
Department: Tech, Innov & Citizens' Serv
Ministry Branch / Division: Information Management Branch / Corporate Services Division
Posting Close Date: 2017-05-10
Location: Victoria
Multiple Locations:
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Information Management/Information Technology
Job Profile: 101976___Job_Profile___IS27_Senior_Security_Analyst.pdf
Job Summary:
Senior Security Analyst
Information Systems 27

Salary $66,200,03 - $75,658.71 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment

*2 positions available
* An eligibility list may be established for similar permanent and temporary positions.

Bring your exceptional Information Security, teamwork and communication skills to this role

The Ministry Information Management Branch (IMB) fulfills the business needs with technology solutions and ensure ministry IM/IT investments support strategic objectives of the larger government. The IMB Security, Privacy and Compliance unit promotes corporate accountability for the protection of information and information systems to support improved decision-making throughout the ministry line-of-business divisions and for corporate cross-government initiatives.

The IMB Security, Privacy and Compliance unit has two openings for innovative thinkers who will drive the development, implementation and management of the division’s strategic vision and priorities related to information security risk management practices and project deliverables across the ministry. This role will work within and promote a culture aligned with the mission and vision of the divisional strategy focused on successful development and execution of the strategic and operational plans, and ensures a commitment to high quality.

As a Senior Security Analyst within the Information Management Branch, you will evaluate new and emerging security technology and trends as well as the associated cybersecurity threats to security infrastructure and develop related standards and policies. You may also be responsible for providing advisory services to lines-of-business, and enabling the achievement of the government’s Information Security and Privacy Policies. Specifically, you may provide advisory services to assist in the development and support of sound security strategies, security and privacy assessments and secure control processes to protect the Ministry's information and data resources. Successful candidates have the ability to identify and communicate reasonable solutions that balance the business requirements/environment and the protection of personal and corporate information.

IMB is a dynamic and diverse work unit, with a strong leadership team, and a focus on value-add practical solutions that positively contribute towards business outcomes, for both our customers and our staff.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is located on Vancouver Island.

For full description of accountabilities, qualifications and the job qualifications grid, please review the attached job profile.  To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Ken Madden. DO NOT APPLY TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.
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NOTE:  Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

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, certification in the computer science field or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with security controls and practices relating to applications, servers, databases and network components preferably in a Microsoft Environment.

    • Experience conducting and overseeing Securirty Threat and Risk Assessments.
    • Professional designation (or working toward) a Certified Information Systems Security Professional or Certified Information Security Manager, or equivalent security designation may be considered.

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.
A Criminal Record Check will be required and must be completed with a satisfactory outcome. 


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