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At Coast Capital, we’re not dreaming about a better future, we’re building one.
As a member-owned cooperative, we’re helping our members with their real goals and real challenges so they can live the real life they want. It’s what we’ve been doing for over 80 years, and it’s why today we stand almost 600,000 members strong. Plus, we invest 10% of our budgeted profits back into our community – almost $90 million since 2000 alone – because when our members do well, we believe our communities should do well too.  

Information Security Engineer

Nov 18, 2021

Title: Information Security Engineer 

Company: Coast Capital Savings Federal Credit Union

Location: British Columbia (CA-BC), [[filter1]]  

Job Type: Full Time 



Together, we help empower you to achieve what’s important in your life.


What’s the job?

The Information Security Engineer is responsible for building scalable, secure and robust systems as well as helping the organization to create strategies to protect them. You will help move security left to the beginning of the software development lifecycle by engaging and collaborating with other departments and third-party vendors, while evaluating security in the software development space by recognizing and remediating any security threats well before deployment.


What you’ll get to do:

  • Build, deploy, automate and maintain security systems for development, testing, and production environments.
  • Collaborate in the architecture and design of comprehensive security solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given project or capability.
  • Assist in the development, configuration and tuning of security event alerting, analysis, and reporting.
  • Participate in the Change Advisory Board to review the security impact of major or significant changes.
  • Conduct security hardening, security assurance testing and vulnerability assessments on infrastructure, network, and applications.
  • Advance organization security posture by promoting a culture of secure development.
  • Source and implement new security solutions to drive information security maturity.
  • Stay current on emerging threats and issues, trends and technology solutions.
  • Mentor, coach and engage with other team members through various projects and team social activities.
  • Develop knowledge and skills through training and engaging with a variety of security professionals of different backgrounds.


What you will get?

At Coast Capital Savings, our focus is on ensuring our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated while providing outstanding service to our members. Our professional development plan and benefits focus on providing employees with the tools to improve both their financial health and well-being as well as identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. Some of our employee benefits include:

  • Pension Options - Group RRSP or Defined Pension Plan
  • Education budget
  • Mortgage and Loan Benefits
  • Staff Vehicle loan/Lease Discounts
  • Insurance Discounts
  • Flexwise Health Insurance Benefits
  • Flexible work/life balance


Who are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • One or more security related certifications (i.e., CISSP, CRISC, GSEC, Sec+, OSCP) required or willingness to attain within six months of hiring.
  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in security
  • Experience working with Application Development, DevOps or Engineering teams in a dynamic environment to promote/implement the security program throughout the organization.
  • Experience implementing, configuring and maintaining various security controls across multiple security domains.
  • Experience with compliance audits and penetration testing analysis.
  • Proficient knowledge of frameworks:
  • Such as NIST, ISO 27001/2, PCI-DSS asset
  • INTERAC, FICOM and/or OSFI regulations BC PIPA / PIPEDA an asset.
  • Member of ISC2, ISSA, ISACA or part of the local information security or assurance community would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of programming/scripting and APIs considered an asset.


Skills (Technical):

  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Microsoft enterprise level products and Unix/Linux based environments and technologies
  • Experience coordinating and performing vulnerability and risk assessments through the use of automated and manual tools
  • Experience working with a wide range of technologies (i.e., XDR, firewalls, DLP, SIEM, CASB, behavioral analytics, anti-phishing/anti-spoofing) along with a solid grasp of the trends in emerging technologies.
  • Experience automating security configuration, incident investigation/response and threat hunting considered an asset.


Skills (Non-Technical):

  • Ability to translate complex technical ideas to those without a technical background.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional service orientation.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work on simultaneous business initiatives.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Great analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to research, recommend and implement industry best practices.
  • An enthusiasm for staying up to date with the latest updates about security threats and solutions.


Corporate Responsibility

At CCS, one of our goals is to be recognized as one of Canada’s leading companies. We strive to have a positive economic, environmental and social impact, providing responsible leadership in the marketplace, the workplace and in the communities where we live and work. We operate in a regulated environment whereby public trust is paramount. As a company and as employees, we will conduct ourselves with the highest standards of integrity and professionalism without exception, at all times.

Our Values

Our values are what makes up our culture. They are the path for how we need to behave to fulfil our purpose day in and day out. In living them, we are guided to our north star, our purpose – Together, we help empower you to achieve what’s important in your life.


  • By embracing change and challenging the status quo.
  • By having honest conversations and learning from our mistakes.
  • By not being afraid to take the right risks.


  • By collaborating as a team.
  • By listening and taking the time to get to know each other.
  • By valuing and celebrating our diversity.


  •  By getting things done.
  • By raising the bar on our previous results and setting new and bigger goals.
  • By sticking to our word and leading by example.


  • By encouraging action and having fun along the way.
  • By going where no one else has gone before.
  • By improving each and every one's financial well-being.


  • By being decisive in our choices.
  • By removing barriers and making the complex simple.
  • By taking on challenges one step at a time.


At Coast Capital, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. We’re not all the same and we like it that way. We don’t just accept differences - we celebrate, support, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our members, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe, the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Why join Coast Capital Savings?

Purpose is our North Star. We look at everything through our purpose. It informs the advice we provide our members, the experiences and products we create, and the programs we build to support our employees and communities.

Committed to inclusion and engagement. We have an ongoing focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion and routinely track how we’re doing, and what we need to do to keep improving. We foster a culture where everyone can feel safe to be who they really are and thrive.

A career that grows with you. We believe in developing our people and promoting from within. Many employees have spent decades, and sometimes their entire careers, with Coast Capital and have progressed from the frontlines to senior leadership.

Work where you’re most effective. In 2020 the world changed, and that includes how we work. In response to COVID-19 we launched myWork, which gives employees flexibility in where they work based on the nature of their role.

Benefits that flex to the needs of you and your family.  We offer comprehensive, customizable benefits for you and your family, so you can choose what fits best for you and your lifestyle.

Retirement options. We also take care of our employees once they retire. That’s why we offer the choice of a defined contribution or defined benefit pension plan or RSP’s.

Mortgage and auto financing benefits. Employees save thousands on their mortgages and auto loans with best-in-category benefits.

Real Recognition. We recognize excellence throughout the year, through an online community that lets employees give kudos and thanks throughout the year.  We’re human, which means we like to have fun with events, celebrations, and recognition throughout the year.

An award winning culture. We’re a Platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and are regularly recognized by Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and the BC Top Employers Awards.

We reinvest 10% back into the community. When we do well, our communities do well. That’s why since 2000 we’ve invested over $90 million into our member’s communities. 

Double your impact. Through our employee volunteer program, Coast Capital donates $10 for every hour you volunteer to a Canadian charity or non-profit of your choice.

D&I at Coast

At Coast Capital, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. We’re not all the same and we like it that way. We don’t just accept differences - we celebrate, support, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our members, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

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