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AECOM Cyber-Security Professional in Burnaby, British Columbia

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is searching for a a Cyber-Security Professional to be based out of our Burnaby, BC office.

Job responsibilities expected of this job but not limited to:

  • Review, assess, and develop cyber-security program in public rail transit systems, in compliance with international standards, such as NIST, APTA and CENELEC.

  • Develop cybersecurity program work plans, perform cybersecurity threat and vulnerability risk assessment, developing risk profiles and proposing security enhancement features and guidelines, for public transit systems, and other infrastructure projects, in compliance with industry standards.

  • Coordinate and integrate the cyber-security requirements, challenges, and solutions with other similar programs, such as physical security, and public safety programs developed by other interfacing organizations and stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with clients and different stakeholders to collect evidence, track, and close vulnerabilities, as well as provide support for system design requirement change management process.

  • Support chief security officer in day-to-day management of the physical security program and presenting the security program findings and assessments to various stakeholders.

  • Train and coach junior staff, who are engaged in the security program.

  • In addition to performing a key role in developing the cyber-security program for transit projects, the candidate needs to provide support to other system assurance projects, related to safety review and audit.

  • The position is based in Vancouver, British Columbia. However, the applicant may be required to work from client sites and offices across Canada.



  • Bachelor's + 2 years of work experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Having at least two valid cybersecurity certificates (CISSP and either CISM, or CISA).


  • Experience in at least two of the following three areas:

  • IT/OT cybersecurity testing and audit

  • IT/OT networks cybersecurity (upgrades and/or replacement projects)

  • Telecommunication systems operations cybersecurity (optimization and/or upgrades)

  • Having experience of developing, assessing, or auditing cybersecurity of public transit facilities (SCADA or train CBTC signalling systems).

  • Familiarity with International Standards and European Norms cybersecurity standards (IEC 62443 and CLC/TS 50701)

  • Familiarity with the concept of risk management in engineering (ISO 31000)

  • Familiarity with international information security standards (ISO 27001)

  • Familiarity with international quality systems standards (ISO 9001)

  • Being a critical thinker, analytical, and problem solver, with ability to manage multiple tasks and effectively communicate and interact with a variety of clients with different levels of technical backgrounds.

  • Being able to receive security clearance from the Government of Canada.

  • Having a valid driver’s license, and ability to travel to project sites across Ontario.

Additional Information

  • Company paid relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $70,000.00 - $105,000.00.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10108600

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Information Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid