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Senior Security Advisor - RACE21


Vancouver, BC, CA

Closing Date: April 30, 2020


With a strong history of innovation for over 100 years, we are Canada’s largest diversified natural resource company looking to embark on our next chapter.


As a part of the RACE21™ team you will be leading the charge of a company-wide renewal of technology and infrastructure, a high-tech transformation of mining into the next generation.


With the financial backing and commitment from our leadership, we envision a fully-integrated agile digital platform that will:


Renew, Automate, and Connect material, processes, equipment flows, and data systems to expand and enable a broad application of advanced analytics, robotics, and artificial intelligence


Empower our employees by investing in digital skills and capabilities to enhance creativity and innovation. Thus increasing sustainability, safety, and performance in real time, unlocking resource base knowledge and improving planning for optimal resource extraction


We are world-class leaders in sustainability and safety who are building a better world for the next generation, with lasting competitive advantages, from 2021 and beyond.


Reporting to the Director, Information Security, the Senior Security Advisor, RACE21™ is responsible for providing risk advisory services, develop threat models for new, innovative technology, and co-ordinate design, deployment, and application reviews as necessary.



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Act as the senior security subject matter expert
  • Liaise with the rest of the security team, ensuring the larger team is informed of the work being done within RACE21™
  • Support the Cyber Security Incident Response, Security Operations, and Governance teams
  • Work closely with core business and operational teams to apply Teck’s policies and procedures to their area
  • Build threat models and perform risk assessments to evaluate proposed systems
  • Monitor the build, implementation, and sustainment of systems to ensure Teck security policy and industry best practices are followed
  • Ensure appropriate training and development for teams
  • Ensure appropriate security monitoring and incident response procedures are in place for all systems
  • Develop security standards and implementation for the next generation of Operational Technology (OT) in mines and plants
  • Work with industry and research partners to develop standards and implementation guidance for all new integrated OT solutions such as autonomous mining systems in our mines, and AI/ML informed processing systems in our plants
  • Enable the success of teams working within RACE21™ to build new machine learning models and advanced analytics applications by ensuring appropriate security controls are designed and built into those applications



  • Appropriate certifications for the area of expertise including GIAC, CISSP, CISM or other certifications
  • Deep operational expertise in DevOps, cloud administration or OT/Process control as appropriate
  • Ten to Fifteen years security expertise in risk, incident response, and security implementation in a broad range of security domains
  • Effective communication skill with the ability to address audiences across the spectrum ranging from staff to senior executive
  • Effective time management skills, effectively balancing many different tasks
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish, written and verbally, would be a strong asset


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.


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