Director of Cyber Security Operations to lead the technology and response practices in the Insurance industry

Job Type: Permanent
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: May 22, 2023
Job End Date: May 22, 2023
Pay Rate: Salary: Negotiable
Job ID: 130009
Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, London, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
Our client is looking for a Director of Cyber Security Operations to lead the technology and response practices in the Insurance industry

Leading the cyber security operational technologies and cyber incident response practices. This role will be required to collaborate with executives / business leaders to reduce the impact of disruptions to information assets and business services.

Must Have's:
  • 10+ years of experience in an Information Services/Information Technology role, preferably information security
  • 3+ years in a leadership role
  • Experience with Incident Response functions
  • Experince working with an Enterprise level company

Nice to Have's:
  • CISSP, CISM, GIAC certifications 
  • Experience in the insurance/finance industry
  • Understanding of ITIL

  • Ensure identification and drive the end-to-end remediation of discovered or potential security vulnerabilities and mature operational security processes and procedures. 
  • Manage major incidents by supporting the team with your in-depth knowledge of security concepts, such as threat vectors, cyber attacks and other techniques.
  • Lead the development and implementation of processes designed to identify and monitor the movement of sensitive data, protecting it from accidental loss or malicious exfiltration.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in order to align information security’s operational capacities to meet the changing needs of our business.
  • Support the CISO to develop budget projections and strategic plans based on short & long-term goals and objectives.
  • Partner with the CISO and IT and business stakeholders to define metrics and reporting strategies that effectively communicate successes and progress of the security program.
  • Follow all risk remediation protocols to ensure issues are mitigated, risks are accounted for, and exceptions are tracked in accordance with frameworks, policies and standards set by the organization.
  • Constructively engage business partners regarding cybersecurity issues.