Job posting – Senior Security Analyst

The Ministry of Citizens’ Services of the BC Provincial Government is looking for a Senior Security Analyst for the BCDevExchange organization.

Ministry of Citizens’ Services
Multiple Locations

Senior Security Analyst $72,724.97 $83,014.85 annually plus 9.9% Temporary Market Adjustment

This is a virtual position that can be performed from any location in BC.

The BCDevExchange organization embraces experimentation, innovation and empowerment. By adopting the principles, values and practices of the BCDevExchange, partner government entities adapt their typical ways of working to better align with leading practice amongst technology companies and digital agencies. Our work centers around the Exchange Lab where we host digital delivery teams working to solve priority public challenges. Digital Delivery Teams learn and improve their product with direct feedback from users every few weeks and deliver substantial value within a year.

The Senior Security Analyst is part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the support of DevOps Containerized Platforms, DevSecOps framework and service adoption in the government. This role provides expert level information security advice and monitoring for on-prem and cloud-based platforms as your primary persona, while creating information security context for site reliability purposes, changing operational cultures and supporting DevOps teams. This position requires big-picture thinking, strong knowledge of government administration, a broad and open view of the IM/IT environment, strong experience with information security frameworks and methodologies and a dedicated commitment to improving security posture.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see the webpage titled “What The BC Public Service Offers”.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining their team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: or by phone: 778-698-1336.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree, diploma or certificate in Computer Science or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Experience conducting log review/monitoring.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience identifying suspicious or malicious events.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience using security monitoring tools, vulnerability scanning and conducting complex breach investigations.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience conducting complex information security threat and risk assessments.

For more information and to apply online by July 5, 2021, please go to: