IT Cyber Security Analyst

February 27 2023
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Analyst, Security, Continuity, Risk
Kelowna, BC • Full time

IT Cyber Security Analyst

We’re all about the craft.

KF Aerospace is proud to deliver innovative aircraft services for corporate, commercial, and military customers worldwide. Launched in 1970 out of British Columbia’s beautiful city of Kelowna, KF Aerospace has grown to specialize in a wide range of aviation services including maintenance and modifications, cargo operations, military pilot training and aircraft leasing. With facilities across Canada, KF Aerospace is home to a 1100 strong, highly skilled workforce. Our passion for our craft fuels every project we touch.


Reporting to IT Operations Manager, IT Cyber Security Analyst is for responsible for security of KF Aerospace IT Infrastructure; prevention of Cybersecurity incidents by real-time monitoring, detection, and analysis of potential intrusions; assist with the design, implementation and on-going maintenance of security solutions, policies, and processes; monitor and report compliance with KF Aerospace’s IT Policies and Contractual obligations.


  • Work closely with IT Operation Manager and Network Supervisor to develop security policies and standards; maintains and enforces group-wide information security policies, standards, and control techniques.
  • Safeguard information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.
  • Make recommendations on access privileges, control structures, and resources to protect systems, data, and assets; coordinate and lead regular security tasks such as user account audits.
  • Collaborate with network administrators to ensure that appropriate controls are implemented, operating properly, and in accordance with the corporate policies.
  • Investigate security breaches and ensuring incident management processes are documented and followed; make recommendations to IT management for security improvements.
  • Perform and/or manage regular vulnerabilities scans, penetration tests, and security audits.
  • Analyse logs from different sources to identify security threats; monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.
  • Promote information security education, training, and awareness; manage KF security training and security campaigns.
  • Produce regular security reports and briefings.
  • Assist with new vendors and solutions security reviews.
  • Manage 3rd party information security providers, including directing and managing deliverables.


Cyber Security Qualifications / Skills

  • 2+ years of experience in risk, compliance, and information security.
  • 2+ years performing or managing vulnerabilities scans, penetration tests and security incident management.
  • Strong knowledge of security incident management, malware management and vulnerability management processes.
  • Solid knowledge of network and various information security frameworks.
  • Experience with security aspects of Azure cloud is preferred.
  • Experience with SIEM, IAM and PAM is considered as an advantage.

General Requirements

  • BA or BS degree or diploma in Information Security, Cyber Security, or Computer Science.
  • Working towards or possession of CISSP, CISA, CISM, CDPSE or similar certifications.
  • Working towards or possession of Microsoft Azure security certification is a plus.
  • A quick learner, able to understand technical and business problems, creating and driving solutions to those problems.
  • Available for emergency call out for major security related incidents.
  • Ability to communicate and educate a non-technical audience about technical security issues and measures.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain secret – level II security clearance.


Full-Time staff benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Health and Dental
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Health Spending Account
  • Personal time off
  • The opportunity to bank overtime
  • Pension matching plan and voluntary RRSP
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • A bonus program based on organizational performance


The successful incumbent could be based in the Kelowna, British Columbia or Hamilton, Ontario areas. Occasional travel within Canada is required (for Hamilton location – regular quarterly visits to Kelowna, plus one month on-site in Kelowna for initial training). Remote work within Canada and regular travel will be considered for the right candidate.

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