Security Engineer I (WorkSafeBC) - #667958


Date: 6 days ago
City: Richmond, BC
Contract type: Full time

Want to use your expertise to connect to an IT career with a difference? As a security engineer I within our organization, you'll do just that. Using leading-edge technology, you'll help connect British Columbians to healthy and safe workplaces - providing support for injury prevention programs, rehabilitation services, workplace insurance, and strong health and safety cultures.

In this role, you'll leverage your understanding and experience of application security engineering practices and vulnerabilities to provide guidance on application security design and development. You'll work closely with cross-functional DevOps teams to understand business goals, determine security requirements, design, and implement application and data security solutions. You'll be a key contributor to support the team's delivery and continuous improvement by assisting others with their work and being the champion of IT application security through your contribution to our security community of practice.

How you'll make a difference: As a Security Engineer I at WorkSafeBC, you'll be using leading-edge technology to help connect British Columbians to healthy and safe workplaces.

Where you'll work

WorkSafeBC, we offer a hybrid work model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position. In this role, you'll work primarily from your B.C. home and occasionally (at least twice a month) in our Richmond office.

What You'll Do

As a security engineer I you will:

  • Develop and maintain security coding standards, cloud security configurations and practices according to the industry best practices.
  • Perform design, development, integration and sustainment of security building blocks to software products built by DevOps teams
  • Assist in the product designs by performing threat modelling for the identification and mitigation of security threats
  • Perform validation and tuning of security testing tools e.g., Burp Suite, SonarQube, Mend to provide accurate and actionable results
  • Work closely with senior security engineers to conduct security reviews of cloud technologies, software code, products and applications
  • Conduct penetration testing on the web applications to identify vulnerabilities.

Is this a good fit for you?

We're Looking For Someone Who Can

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in-writing with cross-functional teams to provide feedback on product and design improvements
  • Support and work with cross-functional teams in a dynamic Agile and DevOps environment
  • Provide guidance to DevOps developers on secure coding practices and secure configurations of cloud technologies.
  • Understand security tools and platforms to identify vulnerabilities in cloud platforms, software products, and custom code
  • Think critically through complex problems and make decisions that may impact multiple levels of business, projects, or programs
  • This position requires regular and punctual attendance.

Your Experience And Educational Background

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)
  • A minimum of 4 years of work experience focused on information security and secure application development.

The Following Requirements Are Preferable But Not Mandatory

  • Experience working in an Agile/DevOps environment

We'll consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Important to know

Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:

  • Consent to a criminal record check
  • Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy (the "Policy") is suspended effective January 9, 2023, however we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who We Are

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. 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're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and 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 ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Our Benefits

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work - and life. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes:

  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • 3 weeks of vacation in your first year, with regular increases based on years of service
  • Health care and dental benefits
  • Optional leave arrangements
  • Development opportunities (tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and more)

Learn more: Find out what we offer .

Salary: $41.59-$44.88/hourly

Want to apply?

  • Applications are welcomed immediately, however must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date.
  • Please note that we will be starting assessments prior to the closing date.
  • We encourage all qualified applicants to apply . If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.

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