Cybersecurity Analyst

October 22 2021
Industries Papers and Wood
Categories Analyst, Information Technology, Security, Continuity, Risk, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Quesnel, BC

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company. Recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, we are looking for talented people to join our growing Security Team. Our corporate office in Quesnel, BC or Vancouver, BC has an opportunity for a:

Cybersecurity Analyst

The role will include responsibilities such as responding to security alerts, analyzing potentially malicious files and network traffic captures, developing custom alert logic, creating automated playbooks and threat hunting. Additionally, the Cybersecurity Analyst will work with other team members to contain, remediate, participate in root cause analysis, and provide appropriate recommendations.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with a suite of market leading security tools and access to world class security training as part of our commitment to your ongoing development.


  • Timely response and triaging of security incidents
  • Work closely with other members of the Security Team to investigate all significant security incidents
  • Conduct online threat research and stay up to date with emerging threats
  • Proactively hunt for vulnerabilities, misconfigurations and IOCs
  • Generate security reporting and perform trend analysis to inform our strategic direction
  • Participate in threat risk assessments and red team exercises for our IT and Operational Technology environments
  • Recommend polices to support device hardening, secure information exchange and password management
  • Identify opportunities for improving our security posture and automation whenever possible

Position Requirements:

  • Experience or education in a security related role
  • Must be highly adaptable, with ability to quickly process complex information and identify appropriate actions
  • Must be able to learn multiple complex, technical concepts in parallel and be excited by the challenge
  • Good understanding of the inner workings of Windows OS, Windows Domains and M365
  • Scripting in Powershell, JavaScript or Python a plus
  • Experience using a SIEM e.g. Splunk, Azure Sentinel, LogRhythm desirable
  • GCIH or GCED an asset

Work Conditions:

  • Occasional after-hours coverage to respond to urgent or severe security incidents
  • Travel requiring a valid driver’s license
  • Occasional travel in Canada and to and from the United States
  • Posting locations: Quesnel BC or Vancouver BC

West Fraser Timber has over 60 locations across Canada, the United States and Europe. We believe strongly in promoting from within and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. West Fraser offers an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan.

If this position sounds like the start of a career for you, submit your cover letter and resume at click "apply now" in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and other career opportunities, visit our website at

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal characteristic.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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