ISL 27R - Senior Network Security Analyst

BC Public Service - Victoria, BC (30+ days ago)

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Senior Network Security Analyst
Information Systems R27

One (1) full-time position available
Position located in Victoria, BC
An eligibility list may be established

An opportunity to contribute your valued analyst expertise in this senior IT role

To lead the proactive discovery activities within the Provinces’ IT Security Operations. Conduct web application vulnerability assessments, code reviews, penetration tests, and network vulnerability assessments of government environments and applications in both the cloud and locally hosted.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with stunning beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

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.

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.

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.
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 OR equivalent combination of education and experience in the computer science or data networking field may be considered

Five (5) years’ experience working at a senior technical analyst level in a large network environment
Experience managing large scale security infrastructure projects

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:

Professional designation as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
IT Network or Security Vendor Certifications
Three (3) years of project management experience
Experience with vulnerability assessment methodologies, tools and techniques used to conduct web application vulnerability assessments, network vulnerability assessments and penetration testing.
Experience with creating security solutions that utilize AWS, Azure and (optionally) Google Cloud
Experience developing web applications
Experience with UNIX platform administration
Experience with IT security architecture or service development

Proviso and Willingness:
Willing to perform duties after hours and/or on weekends on occasion; this role may require the occasional shift work
Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service, which include a criminal records check, and/or Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check, and/or enhanced security screening checks as required by the ministry (Note: It is important that you read the job posting carefully to understand the specific security screening requirements pertaining to the position).

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: YES (STANDARD) - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

  • IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you 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 your job-related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. *Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your resume may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.