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Vice President, Information Security


This is a Contract position in Mississauga, ON posted May 25, 2023.

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 Job Description: 


  • Leads information security subject matter expertise & policies
  • Designs (automates) and monitors information security controls / commitments across endpoint /  network / application security, vulnerability / threat management, logging / SIEM, and crypto services
  • Oversees incident response & remediation functions
  • Conducts penetration testing, forensics and red team exercises
  • Lead and motivate a team of security professionals to help ensure the company continues to operate in a secure and stable environment.
  • Leverage information security and technology resources within the organization to lead strategic security planning with IT Technology/Operations, development teams, and users across the organization to ensure a secure infrastructure, applications, and overall data security.
  • Communicate and ensure compliance with organizational security policies and standards; proactively work with business units to implement practices that meet defined policies and standards for information security
  • Provide support, guidance, mentoring and education, to ensure that appropriate monitoring and controls are in place for compliance with established security policies and procedures
  • Direct comprehensive security assessments for all organizational information systems and advise on mitigating vulnerabilities
  • Provide subject matter expertise to management on a broad range of information security standards, best practices, and compliance requirements.
  • Coordinate use of external resources involved in the information security program including negotiating vendor contracts and fees.
  • Develop business-relevant metrics to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the program, facilitate appropriate resource allocation and increase the maturity of the security program
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills and keen ability to collaborate and knowledge share to drive productivity and foster healthy relationships between employees.


  • Enable business objectives via integrated security
  • Protect organization & customers with enhanced information security program
  • Proactive risk and compliance management via establishing the right governance model and measured & reported KRI/KPI
  • Cyber prepare the organization via customized cyber simulation exercises, integrated incident response plans etc.


  • 15+ years of progressive experience across Security, Technology and Compliance
  • Demonstrated leadership in setting and executing information security strategy, driving security operations and incident response.
  • Working experience in security requirements for Sarbanes-Oxley, ISO Certifications, SOC2, Data Privacy laws, and PCI etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of risk assessment procedures, policy formation, role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies, and security attack pathologies
  • Strong leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Extensive interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with end-users, IT peers, managers, and vendors and a keen ability to collaborate and knowledge share to drive productivity and foster healthy relationships between employees


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