IT and Security Analyst
  • Full Time
  • Calgary
Full Time


Position title: IT and Security Analyst
Location: Calgary
Salary range: Competitive salary plus benefits, incentives, and options
Position type: Full-time & permanent
Schedule: Flexible, with expected availability during regular office hours unless calendar blocked off
Reporting: Reports to CTO


About Highwood

Our mission is to collaborate, innovate, and educate our way to a world with effective and affordable emissions management solutions. We believe that working alongside proactive energy companies to understand and lower carbon emissions is key to achieving meaningful and permanent change.
Our team works on the cutting edge of decarbonizing the world’s energy systems. Launched in September 2020, we are a new and dynamic company with massive potential. We pride ourselves on having a strong culture of respect, fun, continuous learning, and hard work. Working at Highwood is not easy – but it can be incredibly rewarding. Join us as we endeavor to overcome some of the world’s biggest challenges and help mitigate the impacts of climate change. Highwood Emissions Management (Highwood) is an equal opportunity employer working to enable diversity in the workforce. We welcome all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We also value diversity of worldview, experience, and perspective.

Your Mission

Our flagship product, Emissions Insights, is a central data platform that standardizes all emissions-related data. This platform is built on a modern JavaScript ecosystem, utilizing TypeScript, Next.js, containerization, and a variety of AWS cloud services. We are committed to staying at the forefront of technology, and we are currently exploring cutting-edge systems for data that incorporate generative AI. This allows us to build innovative solutions that were previously unimaginable.
We are seeking a dynamic and problem-solving IT/Security Analyst to join our team. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact in a company that is at the forefront of the fight against climate change.

What is expected:

As an IT/Security Analyst, you will be responsible for general IT support and device management, ensuring the security of our products, and implementing programs and certifications such as SOC2. You will play a crucial role in building our IT programs, making this an ideal position for someone who craves autonomy and wants to make a significant impact.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide general IT support and device management
  • Ensure the security of our products
  • Implement programs and certifications such as SOC2
  • Build and manage our IT programs


  • 3+ years experience as an IT professional.

We are looking for someone who is not only a dynamic problem solver but also great at working with people. If you are passionate about IT and security, and you’re excited about the opportunity to build programs from the ground up, we would love to hear from you.
Join us in our mission to collaborate, innovate, and educate our way to a world with effective and affordable emissions management solutions. This is your chance to contribute to the global fight against climate change while making a significant impact in the IT and security space.

The Benefits

At Highwood, we are committed to the physical and mental health of our employees and of their families. Here are some of the reasons why our employees love it here:

  • Our benefits package is among the best. Each year it includes $1,500 in dental coverage and more for prescription drugs, vision, massage, physiotherapy, psychotherapy, and much more.
  • Our benefits package includes your spouse and all children.
  • We offer $5,000/year to help cover non-essential educational pursuits of your choice.
  • We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – and you don’t need to pay to be a partial owner of Highwood – and share in the success we achieve.
  • We encourage employees to take breaks – especially vacation.
  • If that’s not enough – our core value is ‘People First’. Check out our Team Promise below.
  • Finally, you get to work with the brightest and friendliest colleagues in the business!


Team Promise

Highwood’s promise to staff and contractors is to:

  • Treat you with respect, fairness, and honesty.
  • Give you a voice. We will encourage you to question the way we do things, and we will empower you to speak your mind.
  • Understand your goals, insomuch as you are willing to share, and work to help you achieve them.
  • Support your growth, promote you, and provide opportunities to expand your network and foster your professional identity.
  • Appreciate, recognize, and reward your contributions and wins.
  • Make time to have fun and celebrate success.
  • Foster an environment that encourages you to share your concerns, no matter how small they might seem.


Your promise to Highwood is to:

  • Treat others with respect, value their contributions, and lift them up, even when they fail. You never know how others might be struggling.
  • Be patient with yourself. We work on unsolved challenges. We expect mistakes and see them as learning opportunities.
  • Strive to continually learn and grow professionally and personally, regardless of where you started and where you might end up.
  • Embrace innovation and change – there is no destination.
  • Do your best – only you know what that means. Set boundaries and respect them. Take a break when you need it.



Please submit a single pdf including your Resume/CV and cover letter by email to [email protected]. The document naming convention should follow the format: LastName_FirstName_IT_security_analyst.pdf
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

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