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Security Engineer, Network


Kamloops, BC, CA

Job Function:  Information Technology

Joining the Business Technology team at BCLC means you’ll be working with cutting-edge technology to help build a world-class entertainment company. This is an engaged, innovative, capable group of talented individuals working in digital enablement, product delivery services, technology platform enablement, enterprise services, integrity and operations. This enables us to execute the purchase and validation of lottery tickets at over 3500 lottery retailers, manage a complex network of 12,000 slot machines and electronic table games across the province and provide the backbone for BCLC’s eGaming platform, and much more.

We have offices in Kamloops and Vancouver and can also support 100% remote (from within British Columbia) for this position.


Job Summary:

The Security Engineer, Network Security supports BCLC’s Cybersecurity program and helps to protect BCLC’s information assets by providing expert support to the Network team. The role provides guidance to ensure that the Network team configures systems to be resilient to threats, and compliant with industry security standards. This role supports projects and IT operations by providing security & compliance training, and by recommending solutions and methodologies in secure network development and operations.  Additionally, the Security Engineer, Network Security brings network security specialization to support the Cybersecurity program.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Supports Cybersecurity initiatives as directed by the Cybersecurity program.  Supports security controls to provide an application-centric network both for on-premises and cloud-based solutions.
  • Provides expert support to the Network team through guidance on how to configure systems that are resilient to threats, and compliant with industry security standards.  Supports a program for general security training and compliance training, and guidance on specific system configuration matters and assessments of systems.
  • Guides evolution of BCLC network towards eventual implementation of ‘zero-trust’.  Works closely with the Vulnerability Management Specialist to address any gaps identified by routine security scans.
  • Establishes and maintains a Community of Practice (CoP) for secure network configuration at BCLC.
  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with internal system owners and external vendors, providing cyber security and risk management support.
  • Maintains good understanding of BCLC’s key business systems and processes to support accountabilities listed above, and for consideration and input into Cybersecurity program.
  • Develops recommendations for secure & compliant solutions, coordinating closely with enterprise teams.
  • Continuously develops sharp technical skills, quickly getting up to speed on new technology, trends, types of vulnerabilities, exploits and risks to BCLC’s information assets.
  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of information security policies, standards and procedures, and where needed supports the development of applicable technology standards.
  • Provides information on system configurations, accounts and information security practices to auditors and regulators as directed by the Cybersecurity management team.
  • Responds to complex requests and handles escalations for major issues.


Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience

  • A degree or diploma in information security or equivalent in a related discipline;
  • Information security certifications, such as CISSP, CISM or GSEC, are an asset;
  • Technology administration certifications, such as CCNP, CCIE, AWS Certified Advanced Networking, VCP-NV 2019 or RHCE, are an asset;
  • 4-6 years of progressive experience in information security / network security / information technology;
  • Experience assessing the security of applications, such as web, cloud computing, SaaS and mobile is an asset;
  • Experience working with information security systems, such as SIEM, DLP, IDS / IPS, SOAR, or EDR, is an asset;
  • Experience in security controls and integrations related to Microsoft 365, AWS or SaaS implementations is an asset;
  • An equivalent combination of education and / or experience may be considered.

Technical Requirements

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write reports and document procedures;
  • Good ability to deal with highly sensitive matters with a high degree of tact and diplomacy;
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize items;
  • Good with problem solving and analytical thinking;
  • Strong business acumen;
  • Good ability to manage relationships at all levels with customers, leaders, contractors and team members to effect change.


About Us:

For over three decades, BCLC has delivered exceptional gambling entertainment for British Columbians with the primary purpose of giving back to the province.

Currently we:

  • Operate provincial, national and “Instant Win” in partnership with over 3500 lottery retailers across the province.
  • Oversee 34 casino and community gaming centres across the province.
  • Provide safe, secure and legal online gambling options including sports betting, casino style games and lottery.

In the fiscal year prior to the pandemic, we gave over $1.4 billion back to the province to support healthcare, education, community groups, and much more.

To help us achieve this goal, we aim to have the healthiest players in the world by establishing a higher standard of support with evidence-based player health programs.

To build a rich diverse workforce representing the communities which we serve, we welcome applications from people of all colours and cultures, persons with diverse abilities, and members of the LGBTQ2S+ community.

BCLC values work life balance and offers remote work options.

Relocation assistance is available for successful job candidates from outside BC.

If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance at any step of your application, please send an email with your request to

For over more than a decade, we have been recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers – and we are constantly seeking ways to improve our employee and player experience. To learn more about BCLC, please visit:

Ready to join our team?


Please Note: 
This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be 19 years of age to work at BCLC.

BCLC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated from Covid-19 (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with BCLC unless a legal exemption is obtained.

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