Cyber Security Analyst

Date: May 7, 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 Analyst will support the Cyber Security team to reduce organizational risk through the operations and maintenance of Cyber security technologies, make improvements to current processes and communicate with people on Cyber hygiene and computing best practices. This role will mainly focus on operating the Cyber Security Operation Center (CSOC) and its related and supporting technologies such as Sentinel, ForeScout, CyberArk, among others. There will be opportunities to work with other business units and Information Technology stakeholders on current and emerging threats landscape, evaluate new products and services that have security implications that impacts Cyber Security operations, and recommend opportunities for delivery of technology solutions and process improvements. The candidate must be an excellent communicator, obsessive with details, and know when to escalate issues. A great complimentary toolbox for the successful candidate is that they possess well developed documentation skills and the desire to learn new technologies and how they apply to and protect Trans Mountain’s environment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of Cyber Security and IT related Governance including policies, standards, and process.
  • Operate, and maintain, cyber security tools and their management. 
  • Operate and monitor Cyber Security Operations Centre.
  • Execute and enforce the Cyber Security program. 
  • Protect and defend Trans Mountain CyberSecurity by monitoring, evaluating, and actively participate in incident management, and where required, escalate to Tier 3 incident response team. 
  • 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 2 years of experience in a cyber security or 3 years in the networking role.
  • Certification or certification in progress in one of the following programs 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 or a solid Service Desk with end device hardening experience is also considered an asset.
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Highly 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.


In the Fall of 2021, the Government of Canada expressed its expectation that all federally owned or regulated companies (including Trans Mountain) implement polices to ensure that all employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  

In order to be considered as a candidate for a position with Trans Mountain, you must be fully vaccinated or eligible for accommodation based on a certified medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act or applicable human rights legislation.

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.