Role Overview

Powerex Corp., the wholly owned energy marketing subsidiary of BC Hydro, has a full-time position for aSenior Cybersecurity Analyst to join our team. We are looking for an intellectually curious individual with a genuine passion for cybersecurity with several years of cybersecurity experience; a person who has confidence in their technical abilities and wants to work in a dynamic, fun environment. 

Using leading edge cybersecurity systems, the Powerex Cybersecurity team is accountable for the protection of Powerex’s IT assets; the detection, response, and management of cybersecurity incidents; and the operation and support of a diverse range of cybersecurity systems across an agile and complex IT environment.    


Key Responsibilities


As part of Powerex Cybersecurity team, the cybersecurity analyst will be expected to: 

  • Act as a security subject matter expert on projects as well as advising and creating project deliverables as necessary   

  • Participate in projects as required to define and/or deliver cybersecurity requirements, design, test plans, and implementation support   

  • Assist with developing, documenting, and maintaining Powerex’s standards, and guidelines as required for cybersecurity projects or other  

  • Assist in the transition of new cybersecurity systems and devices from project to operations    

  • Assist with security risk assessments   

  • Review and analyze existing security controls, event data, and other data sources looking for opportunities to improve security effectiveness and or efficiency   

  • Develop and validate baseline security configurations for operating systems, applications, and networking and telecommunications equipment   

  • Provide guidance on Powerex’s corporate cybersecurity policies to Powerex employees and contractors   

About You

Key qualifications:   

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a Cybersecurity role in an environment of the size and complexity of Powerex’s    

  • Completed university bachelor’s degree of a technical discipline such as Engineering or Computer Science    

  • Two or more industry certifications such as CISSP, CEH, CRISC, CISA, CISM, Security +, CCNA, CCNP, ITIL   

  • Obsession with quick learning and attention to details   

  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision   

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, communication, and presentation skills    

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills   

  • Strong understanding of enterprise-level networks, networking protocols, devices, and architecture with deep understanding of TCP/IP, OSI model, IDS, IPS, VPN and SSL Decryption   

  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft security and identity technologies, such as Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, O365 ATP, Azure ATP, Azure AD Conditional Access  

  • Hands on experience with: 

    • Querying Active Directory  

    • Creating basic SQL queries  

    • Using PowerShell and command lines  

    • Operating and administering mainstream SIEM products 

  • Experience as System Administrator in managing Windows and Linux operating systems and windows-based network environments  

  • Knowledge of email security, phishing techniques, and secure email gateways   

  • Well versed in managing and engineering advanced network and cybersecurity systems/technologies such as Next-Gen firewalls, Endpoint security products, PAM and EPM products, vulnerability management products, and MFA solutions 

What you need

Other requirements: 

  • Available to work regular office hours Monday to Friday
  • Occasional on-site presence is expected at our head office in downtown Vancouver once the COVID-19 pandemic is over 
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada  
  • A background check and references will be required for the position 

Application for Senior Cybersecurity Analyst

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