Cyber Security Advisor

Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Company: Trans Mountain

Trans Mountain operates Canada’s only pipeline system transporting oil products to the West Coast. We deliver approximately 300,000 barrels of petroleum products each day through 1,150 kilometres of pipeline in Alberta and British Columbia, and 111 kilometres of pipeline in Washington state.


The Cyber Security Advisor will support the Cyber Security team to reduce organizational risk through the implementation and management of Cyber security technologies, developing new or improve existing processes and acclimatizing people to using technology in a safe and prudent manner. This role will work with multiple business units and Information Technology stakeholders to: evaluate and document current and emerging threats and risks in the environment and the cyber landscape, assess business/stakeholder requirements for new products and services that have security implications, and recommend opportunities for delivery of technology solutions and process improvements. In addition, this role shall also provide support to create artifacts on assessment, planning & design, as well as facets of delivery, including execution planning and technical configurations. The candidate must be an excellent communicator who can break down complex concepts into simple consumable organized sets of information and familiar with Change management and its related activities to ensure IT services continue to operate while providing support in updating and maintaining patches to security systems.


Key Responsibilities

  • Development of Cyber Security and IT related Governance including policies, standards, and processes.
  • Lead and perform Threat Risk Assessment (TRA) for the business units and IT teams’s products, technologies and services and producing the necessary documentations and reports.
  • Implement, operate and maintenance of cyber security tools and their management.
  • Lead, operate and monitor Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC).
  • Execute and enforce the Cyber Security program.
  • Protect and defend Trans Mountain Cyber Security by monitoring, evaluating, analyzing and actively participate in incident management, and where required, escalate to management
  • Report on CSOC activities and establish Trend metrics for continuous improvements to Trans Mountain defense posture.
  • Provide 24x7 support for CSOC in resolving issues also shares in the department's on-call rotation.


Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • Post-secondary education in cyber security or IT related field (e.g., Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or equivalent).
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in a cyber security or networking role.
  • Certification in one of the following program would be asset: Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC); Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); Certified Information Security Management (CISM) Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security+.
  • Previous training and experience in network security are preferred.
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Self-motivated, capable of performing tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Attention to detail is critical.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, handle strict deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to exhibit effective workplace communication skill is essential.
  • Must be a problem solver with the ability to find resolutions.


We Build Careers and Pipelines That Last

Our story is about determination, resourcefulness and resilience. It’s about charting our own course, finding innovative solutions to challenging problems and doing the right thing. It was true when Trans Mountain became a company in 1951 and it’s just as true today. We welcome new members to our team that embrace the qualities in our story, that thrive on the new path and directions we take.  Our culture is one of care and taking our responsibilities seriously. If you would like to contribute to our culture, then join our journey.


A Rewarding Opportunity. We offer:

  • A competitive compensation program.
  • A flexible benefits package.
  • A pension and a savings plan.


In keeping with Trans Mountain’s commitment to maximize benefits for communities, priority will be given to qualified candidates from Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Trans Mountain existing, and expansion, pipeline corridor.


In Alberta, the existing pipeline system spans the traditional territories of Treaty 6, 7 and 8, and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Zone 4).


In British Columbia, the system crosses the traditional territories of numerous First Nations that are affiliated with the Secwepemc, Dakelh (Carrier), Nlaka'pamux, Syilx/Okanagan, Interior and Coast Salish, Stó:lo, as well as the Métis.

Trans Mountain also operates through 15 First Nation Reserves located within the region spanning the BC interior through Fraser Valley.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences.  The diverse viewpoints and cultural knowledge that our employees bring to work enrich our organization’s collective cultural understanding, which is reflected in the work we do every day.  Trans Mountain welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.