BC Pension Corporation

Junior Security Analyst Co-op Term

Open to students registered in a recognized co-op program only

(Within the lower mainland or Vancouver Island)

BC Pension Corporation, Victoria BC

  • Duration: Fall 2023 (September 2023 - December 2023)
  • Location: Victoria (our office is situated on the Selkirk Waterfront on the Gorge Inlet. Enjoy stunning views of downtown Victoria and the Olympic mountains and take advantage of the nearby Galloping Goose Regional Trail for walking and biking).
  • Salary: $1,819.12 bi-weekly (for students working towards a diploma or bachelor's degree) or $2,136.88 (for students working towards a post-graduate degree)
  • Grant: As part of our inVESTED scholarship program, you may be eligible for reimbursement up to a maximum of $1,000 per four-month work term to cover the cost of co-op work term tuition fees.
  • Hybrid Work Model: Employees are supported to work part of their time from home and part of their time on campus to encourage flexibility, performance and connection.
  • Skills for Success Program: Engage with other co-op students in a monthly virtual event designed to build connection and community while developing skills to support your success.
  • LinkedIn Learning: During your time working here, you will have 24/7 unlimited access to over 16,000 online courses to help support your personal, educational, and professional goals.
  • Team: IT Security is responsible for security assessments, access controls, incident investigations, and security bulletins, in addition to:
    • Security policy and procedures
    • Security Threat and Risk Assessments
    • Author security bulletins
    • Monitor event logging
    • Validate system security controls
    • Lead incident investigations
    • Hardware and software configuration requirements

The Job Responsibilities

As a Junior Security Analyst, you will be a part of the Information Security team. As a skilled communicator with a service oriented, analytical, detail-oriented, results-focused, and committed to continuous learning mindset, you are eager to help us during your co-op term with information security related items (including but not limited to):

  • Responding to alerts generated by a number of security monitoring tools
  • Working with various internal teams to troubleshoot security issues
  • Assisting with the remediation of security vulnerabilities identified through vulnerability scans
  • Assisting senior analysts in handling security incidents
  • Tracking vulnerability notifications and initiating actions for remediation
  • Designing and executing various security awareness activities
  • Preparing security awareness articles and posters on various relevant topics
  • Analyzing suspicious e-mails reported by our employees
  • Assisting in the development of security reporting and metrics
  • Monitoring various shared mailboxes for incoming questions and requests
  • Updating and documenting various operational security procedures and diagrams
  • Reviewing and updating security related asset inventory
  • Review configuration settings in our Cloud infrastructure

Learning Outcomes

The successful candidate can expect to gain experience in the following areas:

  • Demonstrate effectiveness in tracking and monitoring attacks against corporate systems and how to prevent them
  • Demonstrate principles of confidentiality, availability, and integrity of data
  • Demonstrate proficiency in assessing enterprise security risk and formulating technical recommendations
  • Attain an ability to communicate security principles effectively with a range of audiences


This opportunity is available to 3rd or 4th year Software Engineering or Computer Science students.

Knowledge and/or experience in the following areas would be an asset:

  • Azure
  • MS Defender
  • Advanced Threat Protection (phishing campaigns)
  • Threat / Risk Analysis
  • Intrusion Prevention / Detection Systems
  • Enterprise Firewalls

As part of your application, please upload the following documents (note: your application may not be viewed if you do not include all 3 required documents as per below):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts (unofficial transcripts are accepted)

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Diversity & Inclusion

BC Pension Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please email us at co-op@pensionsbc.ca.

Thank you for your interest in working with us. We will let you know about your status in this competition as soon as possible. If you have questions about this opportunity, please email us at co-op@pensionsbc.ca.

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