Cybersecurity Specialist
Vancouver, BC, CA
3d ago

Do you have cybersecurity experience that will help us keep our information systems secure? We’re looking for a security professional with in-

depth ability and proven knowledge in proactive cyber threat detection and mitigation.

In this role, you’ll ensure the security, stability, and availability of our perimeter security infrastructure for our organization’s business applications.

You’ll be a technical consultant to project teams, an evaluator of new methodologies and procedures, and an implementer of new requirements and enhancements.

Working on our IT team is a unique opportunity to do work that matters. We provide a highly-collaborative environment where employees can develop their skills working on challenging projects that help make a difference to the workers and employers of B.C.

What you’ll do

As a cybersecurity specialist II you will :

  • Administer the operation, support, and maintenance of our network and perimeter security systems including installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, documenting, and optimizing
  • Support the network and perimeter security infrastructure with Check-Point firewall and endpoint security security analytics remote access technologies malware and anti-
  • virus technologies security vulnerability management security patch compliance management intrusion prevention and detection technologies

  • Participate in the design of the network and perimeter security technologies for both on premise and cloud environments
  • Ensure that the network and perimeter security systems are able to satisfy current and projected business requirements
  • Is this a good fit for you?

    We’re looking for someone who can :

  • Anticipate, organize, and prioritize work to meet both short and long term goals
  • Provide feedback for product or team improvements
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by adapting and adjusting to changes
  • Use critical thinking to work through complex problems to formulate practical solutions
  • Your experience and educational background :

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field
  • A minimum of five years of experience in progressively complex roles within an IT environment, with primary focus of the last four years in cybersecurity
  • An IT security-related certification, such as CISSP, CISM, or SSCP, is preferred
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
  • Who are we?

    At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability.

    When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work.

    We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the almost 2.

    3 million workers and 231,000 registered employers in our province.

    What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

    It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth.

    Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.

    Our benefits

    Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension.

    As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work and life.

    Learn more about what we offer.

    We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals.

    Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

    To apply

    Visit and select Careers to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position.

    We can only accept applications submitted through our website.

    Thank you, in advance, for applying. Unfortunately, we’re only able to contact those whose applications we will be pursuing further.

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