BC Public Service ISL 24R – Security Analyst Full Time in Victoria, BC

BC Public Service

Branch Victoria BC CA

ISL 24R – Security Analyst
Victoria, BC

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) leads strategy, policy and standards for telecommunications, information technology, IT security and the…

Security Analyst

Information Systems R24
Salary $60,531.87 – $69,104.56 annually (plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment)

An eligibility list may be established.

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) leads strategy, policy and standards for telecommunications, information technology, IT security and the management of the IM/IT investment portfolio for the Province. The OCIO is accountable for the operation of a broad government technology infrastructure as a key enabler in support of business transformation for Government, Broader Public Sector organizations and through participation inter-jurisdictionally on initiatives to evolve technology and business.

The Provincial Identity Information Management (IDIM) Program provides ministries and broader public service organizations with identity, authentication and integration technologies and services to enable employees, businesses and citizens to have access to government programs, services and information – either in person or online.

The Security Analayst is to conduct Threat Risk Assessments; lead the development of policies and standards for security information systems; provide security architecture planning; research and investigate incidents, threats, and exposures, and implement controls and risk-reducing measures to mitigate the threat of future exposures.

In addition to this exciting opportunity, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer in British Columbia, including such accolades as being one of BC’s Top Employers for 2017, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2017 and one of Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers in 2017. The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits , including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “HOW TO APPLY” section below.

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 or 2-year diploma, in the computer science field; or a valid Certified Information Systems Security Professional certificate issued by (ISC)2; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum of six months’ recent experience coordinating work activities across multiple technical teams. Preference may be given to applicants with more than six months recent experience.

Minimum of 1 years’ recent experience in:
•Application development or support,
•Software administration of server operating systems, or enterprise applications, or middleware, or databases.
Preference may be given to applicants with more than 1 year’s recent experience in either or both of the above.

•Experience in identifying and evaluating risks from a business and technological standpoint.

Preference may be given to those who possess the following IT security certifications:
•Certified Information Security manager issued by (ISC)2
•Certified Ethical Hacker issued by EC-Council
•GIAC Penetration Tester issued by SANS/GIAC
•Or equivalent industry recognized IT security certifications.

•Preference may be given to those with 6 or more months’ recent experience completing formal Security Threat and Risk Assessments of computer systems or preparing hardware and/or software test plans and assessing results.

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 (CRC) will be required.

Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select “SKIP” on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Please read the instructions on how to complete the Online Questionnaire below.

Online Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications. You need to allot 30-60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered. If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply. Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.

NOTE: Questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job qualifications noted above so please ensure you include all relevant information about your education and experience such as the date ranges of experience, job titles, and job duties when responding to the questionnaire. Your resume may not be reviewed for shortlisting purposes.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Victoria, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-10-25
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