IT Security Analyst IV

September 20 2021
Categories Information Technology, Analyst, Security, Continuity, Risk
Edmonton, AB

IT Security Analyst IV
Business Technology Services
Business Technology Operations – Edmonton
Permanent, Full-time Position


Reporting to the Team Lead, Cyber Security, the IT Security Analyst IV will ensure the implementation of integrated, consistent, and reliable on-prem and Cloud (Azure) security systems and services within the WCB computing environment by providing leadership and technical expertise with a business-oriented focus.
 

Your responsibilities:

  • Design and Implement on-prem and cloud security solutions that utilize cutting edge technology to support key business systems and processes.
  • Work with industry leading penetration testers to validate internal and external security systems.
  • Participate and lead security operations center investigations and reviews into security incidents.
  • Develop new security standards, guidelines and processes to support WCB business systems and data.
  • Consult with business units to help define and implement security solutions for project based work.
  • Participate and develop security awareness initiatives and training.
  • Support and develop SOC (Security Operations Center) processes and procedures including incident response, disaster recovery and business continuity.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot security systems for errors and problems as reported.
  • Ensure delivery of day-to-day security services.
  • Educate, coach and lead junior Security Analyst staff.
     

Your experience and skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years experience in the IT security industry, with at least 8 years of technical support experience and 3 years of project management experience.
  • Technical training in most aspects of IT security, Azure and cloud-based technology must be up-to-date.
  • Preference for those with an IT Security professional certification. (CISSP, GSEC, CEH, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including written, as well as excellent client service skills.
  • Ability to lead a team, bring forward new ideas and make concepts a reality.
  • Good business writing skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing activities on a regular basis.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology quickly.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the following technologies/concepts:
    • Cloud (Azure) administration, security tools and architecture
    • Microsoft Windows security architecture and implementation
    • Intrusion Detection/Prevention systems
    • Endpoint Detection and Response systems
    • Web gateway systems
    • Securing remote and wireless access
    • Risk management and disaster recovery
    • Preference given to those with strong Azure Power Platform and/or Microsoft SQL skills
    • Firewall products and Cisco ISE
    • F5 Application Security Manager (ASM)

Salary:      Grade 12                    Start Rate: $81,888    to    Job Rate: $96,324 per annum
Posted:     September 9, 2021     Closes: October 1, 2021


Note: We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, work-life balance with remote work, supportive leadership and a caring and collaborative work environment. For more information, please see our Employee Handbook on our website, www.wcb.ab.ca. Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security clearance.

To be considered for this position, please apply online quoting competition #J0721-0817 by submitting a cover letter and resume to www.wcb.ab.ca/careers. External candidates will also be considered.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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