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Information Security Analyst

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Please note that preference will be given to APT Members.

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Position Details

Posting Summary

Position Title Information Security Analyst
Faculty/Department Information Services
Unit IS-Communication Infrastructure
Employee Group URFA APT
Collective Agreement Consideration Open with preference given to APT members.
CUPE 5791 Job Family
Category Staff
Number of Vacancies 1
Position Summary
Are you passionate about safeguarding digital landscapes? Do you want to play a pivotal role in fortifying the technological backbone of the University of Regina? We’re searching for a new Information Security Analyst to join our Information Services team!

As an integral part of the University of Regina, Information Services provides the technological infrastructure to support the work of students, faculty, and staff. Information Services facilitates learning, teaching, research and effective University administration through knowledgeable staff who deliver service and technology on an on-going basis throughout the University community.

Reporting directly to the Manager of Information Security, you will play a pivotal role in developing and enhancing our information security framework. Your mission? Safeguarding our systems, networks, and data from evolving cyber threats.

What You’ll Do:
  • Active Monitoring: Proactively identify and respond to security alerts and incidents, ensuring swift and effective countermeasures.
  • Assessment and Auditing: Conduct thorough vulnerability assessments, security audits, and compliance initiatives across our diverse computing environment.
  • Implementation Champion: Collaborate on the implementation and testing of robust security processes and controls, guiding projects and stakeholders towards secure practices.
  • Educational Advocacy: Play a vital role in our information security awareness program, empowering our community with knowledge and best practices.
  • Documentation and Innovation: Develop and document cutting-edge security administration practices, contributing to a continuously evolving secure ecosystem.
  • Plus More: Be ready to take on additional related tasks as assigned – your role is dynamic and essential to our success!

Why Join Us?
At the University of Regina, we’re more than just a campus – we’re a community! Join our team and enjoy:
  • Meaningful Impact: Your work directly contributes to creating a better environment for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Work-Life Balance: We value your well-being and know your personal life is most important!
  • Dynamic and Inclusive Workplace: We value diversity and inclusivity. You’ll be part of a team that celebrates different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences, making every day an opportunity for personal growth.
  • Innovation Culture: We encourage fresh ideas and innovative thinking.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation package and benefits to reward your talent. A few of the these benefits include Health/Dental/Vision Benefits, Flexible spending account, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, and much more!

If you are ready to champion information security within a vibrant academic community, we invite you to apply! Be part of a team that shapes a secure future for the University of Regina.
Position Requirements
What You’ll Bring to the Position:
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Five years of related IT experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered; and
  • Information security certifications such as Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops, ISC2 SSCP, GIAC GSEC, CompTIA Security+ or equivalent are preferred. Ability and willingness to obtain certifications within the first year may also be accepted.

Skills That Will Ensure Your Success in this Role:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT, industry security standards and best practices, legal and regulatory requirements as it pertains to information security, risk management, and common security controls;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member in a collaborative team environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with high attention to detail;
  • Previous experience with SIEM tools, intrusion detection systems, firewalls, monitoring tools, antivirus and identity and access management;
  • Experience participating in IT projects, preferably in a University environment; and,
  • The ability to work occasional flex time to perform incident responses outside of normal business hours.
Physical Demands
Pay Grade APT 6
Salary Range $72,700 - $98,092 Annually
Status Permanent
Work Hours
As outlined in the APT collective agreement
Duration (if Term/Temporary)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
Preference Posting
Target Posting Not Targeted
Additional Information

Contact Information
Job Open Date 11/17/2023
Job Close Date 11/30/2023
Open Until Filled No
Special Application Instructions
Please note that preference will be given to APT Members.

We know imposter syndrome can get in the way, so please don’t hesitate to apply. We’d love to hear from you. Submit your application today!
Diversity Statement
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.
Competition Number 20230734A/S

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