Senior Security Specialist



Senior Security Specialist Vancouver, BC

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Our client needs a senior cyber security specialist in Vancouver. This is a full-time position with an iconic company. Stimulating work environment, great career options.

The Opportunity

Join a team made up of some of the industry’s best cyber security professionals. As a Senior Cybersecurity Specialist, you will be responsible for creation and maintenance of processes and controls that will result in early detection, containment and elimination of threats to data security. In the event of incidents, your skills and actions under pressure will reassure vendor and retail partners that their information is secure.

Key Responsibilities and Functions

  • Regularly perform testing and assessments of existing security provisions
  • Develop policies and protocol for early detection of threats
  • Initiate defensive tactics if under attack
  • Work with other managers to develop privileged access management plans
  • Manage incidents if, and when, they occur
  • Internal and external communications regarding security matters

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Must hold professional security designation (CISSP, CISM)
  • University degree or technical diploma in related field
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in Information or Cyber security
  • Excellent written and spoken communications skills
  • Proven skills in network, operating systems, cloud infrastructure
  • Understanding of identity management and authentication as well as encryption
  • Familiar with data analytic platforms as the security applications

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary, bonus, stock incentives, training available

Please quote Job Reference #34390

Please submit your resume directly to Kevin via email at

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton and Calgary. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from

  • R.1 May 5, 2016

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