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IT Security Analyst IV

December 5 2021
Industries Public administration
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Information Technology, IT, Analyst, Project management, Data Centre, Warehousing, Cloud, Systems architect, Design, Security, Continuity, Risk, Data analyst, BI, Mining, AI
Edmonton, AB

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: Pay Grade 12        

Start Rate: $81,888 to Job Rate: $96,324 per annum

We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, flexible work schedules and hybrid work opportunities that foster a healthy work-life balance, supportive leadership, and a caring and collaborative work environment. For more information, please see our Employee Handbook on our website:

Note:  The WCB has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Protocol. Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by November 30th, 2021 or a negative COVID-19 PCR test (at the employee's cost) taken up to 72 hours prior to entering any WCB building for scheduled work days in the office.

For more information, please visit  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Closing Date: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. network