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Vulnerability Management Specialist #148426

Location: Royal Jubilee Hospital – Victoria, BC V8R 1J8 CA (Primary)
Travel Requirement: Travel between multiple sites may be required
Shift Start Time/End Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Days Off: Weekend/Stats
Vacancy Type: Regular FT
Salary Range (Hourly Rate): $39.91 – $57.37
FTE: 1
Bi-weekly Hours: 75

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Reporting to the Manager, Security Operations, the Vulnerability Management Specialist is a subject matter expert in vulnerability management standards, processes, approaches and technologies. The Vulnerability Management Specialist functions as a lead resource in the procurement and deployment of enterprise vulnerability management tools and develops and maintains the necessary policy and process for the ongoing operation of an enterprise vulnerability management program.

Travel may be a requirement of this position. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of Island Health in accordance with the service assignment and may require the use of a personal vehicle



A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and five years’ experience in a large information technology services environment. Active CISSP, CCSP, CISM, SANS GIAC, or Security + certification with healthcare experience strongly preferred.


  • Advanced understanding of information security and vulnerability management practices and trends, related legislation and requirements.
  • Demonstrated understanding of information security principles, tools and controls to support vulnerability and risk management identification in electronic systems
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve with a global perspective in order to incorporate the organization’s systems and strategies when developing viable solutions to problems
  • Comprehensive knowledge of networking concepts and core security technologies including firewalls, anti-virus, intrusion detection/prevention, monitoring/reporting.
  • Knowledge of FIPPA, ISO 27002, ISO27017 and the BC Government Information Security Policy preferred.
  • Recent relevant experience working with Windows desktop and server technologies in a large information technology environment required.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships with a variety of stakeholders while exercising maturity, tact, confidentiality and discretion
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a highly dynamic environment, including working under pressure, adapting and responding to changing priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent facilitation, coaching, conflict management, planning and interpersonal skills, with the capability of providing leadership and interacting comfortably with a variety of disciplines at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to assess complex situations and make appropriate recommendations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills coupled with the ability to write or edit high quality business documents
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize both analytical skills and conceptual thinking to identify and resolve issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively under time pressure to meet deadlines, balance work priorities and resolve issues appropriately
  • Demonstrated superior organizational, time management, listening and recording skills
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
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Additional information for applicants: As of October 12, 2021, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work in the facility. If you are offered employment it will be contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to commencement of the offered effective date. If proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer of employment is rescinded

Requisition CA: Non Contract
Affiliation/Union: Non-Contract Management

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Vulnerability Management Specialist #148426