Information Security Advisor

November 28 2022
Expected expiry date: December 8 2022
Industries Public administration
Categories Security, Continuity, Risk
Calgary, AB
If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request. 
As an Information Security Advisor, you will be responsible for supporting the strategic and tactical initiatives of the Information Security Compliance & Advisory team. You will also be working with business units to develop, implement and promote an information security and risk-aware culture following an Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) approach. Primary duties include:
  • Perform risk assessments on technology projects, initiatives and infrastructure by working closely with stakeholders to identify, classify, and mitigate cyber threats.
  • Provide information security expertise and advice to Information Technology (IT), other business units and associated projects.
  • Define and implement security controls based on data classification and risk assessments.
  • Participate in vulnerability identification, collaborating with stakeholders on remediation plans.
  • Develop security policies, standards and procedures that may be identified as a project deliverable.
  • Develop and maintain cyber security awareness content, campaign activities and reporting.
  • A completed 2 year Technology Diploma and at least 8 years of Information Security or related experience; OR a degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related discipline and at least 4 years of Information Security or related experience.
  • An understanding of cyber security vulnerabilities, risks, threats and various control mechanisms to mitigate business risks is required.
  • One or more recognized Security certifications (for example: Certified Information Systems Security Professional) is preferred.
  • Experience performing security/threat reviews of Enterprise applications, Cloud-based services, network environments or Industrial Control Systems would  be considered beneficial.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, organization and planning skills, effective prioritization and working in a team setting will be beneficial.
  • Previous experience working in a municipal government and a broad knowledge of the types of services provided by a large municipality will be beneficial.
  • Equivalent combinations of experience and education may be considered.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • A security clearance will be conducted.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Union: Exempt
Business Unit: Corporate Security
Position Type: 1 Permanent and 1 Temporary (up to 24 months)
Location: 133 6 Avenue SE
Compensation: Level E $79,059 - 119,373 per annum (New Rates)
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day
work week earning 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.
Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week
Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: December 8, 2022
Amendment: Position Type and Apply By date
Job ID #: 306567
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