Senior Infrastructure Security Analyst – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Senior Infrastructure Security Analyst

Competition No.: 2020-174
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $, plus competitive benefits
Last Updated: 10/27/20 8:08 AM

As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community.  As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community.  With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek likeminded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

The Lead Infrastructure Security Analyst is a senior technical role responsible for leading, developing, supporting and implementing the City’s Information Technology security infrastructure while accessing confidential and sensitive systems. The position supervises and participates in the work of a small group of infrastructure security staff and directs the work of project staff; is responsible for securing City systems, information and related infrastructure, including the configuration and deployment of security software and hardware, as well as troubleshooting related systems; leads and participates in the evaluation, acquisition and implementation of both security-specific and business technology. Works to advance cooperation across organizations and between cyber security operational partners; aids the integration of partner cyber teams by providing guidance, resources and collaboration to develop best practices and facilitate organizational support for achieving objectives in integrated cyber actions. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include a degree in computer science and 5 years of related experience in information security including experience with hardening systems and performing audits, security, vulnerability, penetration tests, assessments and evaluations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  This role requires thorough knowledge of infrastructure security concepts, practices and techniques related to firewalls, IDS/IPS, AAA, secure network design, disaster recovery, penetration and vulnerability assessment, task organization, role segregation, role engineering and security-centric quality assurance; application security concepts including identity management, password management, RBAC and source code management; data protection policies, procedures and products, applicable privacy rules and regulations, data security, encryption, digital rights management and data loss prevention; systems security testing and evaluation methods; departmental policies, procedures and practices related to the work performed; the functions and operations of departments served and their requirements. The role requires the ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of a small group of subordinates; act as project lead, establish priorities, plan and schedule deliverables to meet deadlines and project objectives; engage and communicate with a variety of audiences, both technical and non-technical; explain complex concepts, systems and technical topics to others who may have minimal technical knowledge using oral, written and visual presentations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts; monitor the security of the City’s computer networks, to investigate and resolve problems and to implement remedial actions; apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements; conduct vulnerability scans and recognize vulnerabilities in security systems; assess security controls based on cybersecurity principles and; apply network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles and the impact of changes in conditions, operations, and/or the environment; participate in the development and refinement of the cyber operations objectives, priorities, strategies, plans, crisis action plans, and programs; work alone or in teams, with minimal oversight in sometimes difficult circumstances while maintaining attention to detail; prepare and maintain a variety of records, statistics and documentation and to research and prepare options and recommendations regarding the acquisition and installation of a wide variety of information related technologies. The role also requires strong analytical, organizational and time management skills and skill in the use of software applications.
Please submit your application online no later than Monday November 16, 2020

Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview.
We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted.

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