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Manager, Security and Compliance

Manager, Security and Compliance

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BC Transit

Organizational Description

We love that our head office is in Victoria and we bet you do too! We are happy you have decided to explore a career with BC Transit, this is a great city to work and live in. We are passionate about helping reduce congestion in the city and providing a public service to everyone in BC (except for Metro Vancouver). We have innovative new bus lanes being installed from Colwood to Downtown in both directions, real time GPS being installed in the full fleet across the province and we are beginning to explore mobile payment options among other things. It is an exciting time to be in the transit industry and we are looking for fun, creative, passionate people to join our amazing team. Not only would you work with an incredible team, you would also receive great benefits and a pension plan to boot. Keep reading to find out if this role makes you feel excited to come to work each day!


What will you do?

As the successful candidate, you will effectively develop, lead, and manage the information security program within the IT Division. Your knowledge of the frameworks and mitigation strategies for effective enterprise risk management are vital, but also your ability to translate them into consumable concepts, as you will be presenting them to various audiences.   

Your primary focus will be to carry out two core functions for the division:

  • Overseeing the security operations through management of our security analysts and vendor partners; and
  • Establishing a risk-based enterprise security stance through policy, architecture and training processes.

Secondary tasks will include the selection of appropriate security solutions, oversight of any vulnerability audits and assessments, and management of compliance with security policies and standards.

Ideally, we are looking for someone with strong experience in the following areas:

  • Strategy & Planning
  • Acquisition & Deployment
  • Operational Management



What education will you need to be successful?

We love lifelong Learners and recommend the following mix of education or certifications to be successful in conjunction with relevant experience:

  • College diploma or university degree in computer science or a related field and/or 5 years equivalent work experience
  • One or more of the following certifications:
  • GIAC Security Essentials Certification
  • GIAC Security Leadership Certification
  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager
  • ISACA Risk and Information Systems Control Certification
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security
  • (ISC)2 SCCP
  • (ISC)2 CISSP
  • (ISC)2 ISSAP
  • Advanced training and/or certificates in information security audit and project management would be an asset


  • 5 years’ experience supervising IT security professionals
  • 5 years’ experience managing and/or directing an IT security operation
  • Extensive experience in enterprise security architecture design
  • Extensive experience in enterprise security policies, practices, and document creation
  • Experience implementing an established information security framework (examples include ISO 27000 Series, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST SP 800-53, PCI DSS)
  • Experience with performing information security audits
  • Experience with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance preferred
  • Excellent understanding of project management principles
  • Experience in designing and delivering employee security awareness training would be an asset
  • Experience in developing Business Continuity Plans and Disaster Recovery Plans would be an asset

 Additional Information

  • The position requires the competition of a Criminal Record Check Or Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Testing and assessments may be included as part of the recruitment process
  • An eligibility list may be established for future vacancies
  • If you have a disability which requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you

BC Transit Offers

  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Vacation (based on the terms outlined in the appropriate collective agreement or exempt policy handbook)
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Health and Wellness Spending account
  • Employee fitness centre, at both the Victoria and Langford depots (not currently open due to COVID-19)
  • A complimentary BC Transit bus pass, plus taxable dependant passes
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Social Club
  • Employee Recognition Program – Recognizing Excellent Values (REV)

To view the full job description for this role and apply, please visit our careers page:

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Senior Level

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