IT Security Analyst

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Ovintiv’s Information Security team has an excellent opportunity for an IT Security Analyst to apply their skills to help identify and mitigate information security risk across the enterprise. The successful individual will be responsible for working collaboratively with teams across IT and the business to ensure the secure implementation of projects and systems that enable business efficiency and effectiveness.

The role will advise on information security policy changes and assist teams with the practical implementation of those policies; taking into account business strategies, technical capabilities and limitations.

This role can be located in Denver, CO, The Woodland Texas or Calgary, AB.


Liaise with Business and IT Groups in the security analysis, design and planning phases of IT related projects.Operate security technologies to protect systems and information infrastructure.Monitor and action daily security issues and events generated by our security tools.Conduct technical vulnerability scans using established, automated tools.Assist with internal and external security audits.Verify the security of third-party vendors and collaborating with them to meet security requirements.Assist with security incident management & look back reviews.Conduct security awareness presentations.Conduct regular phishing exercises.Conduct eDiscovery and Investigation for on-demand requests.Maintain a set of Information Security metrics.Conduct Information Security Risk Assessments for projects and on-demand requests.Review and provide recommendations on Information Security policies, practices, standards and system baseline builds.Work with other IT groups; maintain an Information Security relationship that provides value and efficiency for company success.Maintain expertise in the area of Information Security, including industry trends, strategies, vulnerabilities and threats to ensure the company’s assets are effectively and appropriately secured. 


Five or more years of experience in an information security or system administration role.Post-secondary education related to Information Technology is required.Certification from SANS, ISACA or ISC2 is an asset.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.An understanding of cloud architectures and the security requirements and capabilities unique to these environments.An understanding of Control Network or IOT architectures and the security requirements and capabilities unique to these environments.An understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus and IDPS concepts.Ability to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.Experience capturing business and technical requirements to identify potential risks and propose appropriate mitigating controls.Must be legally eligible to work in Canada or United-States.

In accordance with applicable law, the following represents Ovintiv’s reasonable estimate of the hiring compensation range for this role.

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $90,000 – $120,000 USD/$85,000 – $110,000 CAD

Compensation may vary and will be determined by the geographic location, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

Benefits: Ovintiv offers a competitive benefits package. Click here to learn more.

At Ovintiv, we value diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to any individual inquiry about the status of your application.

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