Security Analyst

September 10 2022
Industries Public administration
Categories Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Engineering, Information Technology, Security, Continuity, Risk, Supervision, Surveillance, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Iqaluit, NU

Department of Community and Government Services

Join the Government of Nunavut (GN) in this key role with territory-wide impact.

The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2021. With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance – one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. The successful applicant will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges, and opportunities for training and career advancement.

Based in Iqaluit, NU, and reporting to the Manager, Solutions Delivery, you will contribute to the establishment of corporate-wide security management programs and solutions to ensure that government information and its assets are protected. By remaining informed on trends and issues within the security industry, including current and emerging technologies, you will be equipped to develop, and assist in the distribution of, GN security policies and guidelines. As a Security Analyst, you will also be responsible for the design, architecture, testing, optimization and administration of security hardware and software solutions within the solution delivery network environment.


Your profile as a qualified Security Analyst will include the following highlights:

  • A recognized diploma in computer sciences, information technology or a related engineering program.
  • Seven (7) years of recent experience in a large (over 2,000 users’ network) complex enterprise-wide network with diverse solutions from multiple vendors.
  • Five (5) years of progressive experience in physical and virtual desktop hardware, operating systems, software and applications support in a medium to large enterprise or government network environment.
  • Hands-on experience with devices such as switches and routers.
  • Current vendor certifications such as GIAC (security essentials and leadership certifications), ISACA, SCCP, CISSP, ISSAP, and MCSE Security.
  • Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.


  • Proven experience in project and contract administration within an enterprise-level IM/IT environment.
  • Fluency in Inuktitut, one of Nunavut’s official languages (i.e., Inuktut, English and French).
  • Knowledge of the Inuit communities, culture and land, and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.
  • Experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment.


  • This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

Compensation & benefits: This indeterminate position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union and offers a salary range of $113,764 to $129,128 per year (for 37.5 hours/week), plus a Northern Allowance of $16,008 per year. Note: Subsidized staff housing is available.

For more information and to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity as a Security Analyst (Reference #14-507347), please contact us or send your resume, by 11:59 p.m. eastern time, October 7, 2022, using one of the following methods: Department of Human Resources, Government of Nunavut, P.O. Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut  X0A 0H0. Tel: 867-975-6222. Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993. Fax: 867-975-6220. E-mail: Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your e-mail. Job descriptions may be obtained by fax or e-mail, or online. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Note: An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies. Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice (i.e., Inuktut, English or French).

The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

For position details, please visit the Government of Nunavut website at

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