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Finning

Director, Information Systems Security & CISO

Location
Edmonton, AB
Details
Full Time
23 hours ago
Company: Finning International Inc.

Number of Openings: 1

Worker Type: Permanent

Position Overview: The Director, Information Systems Security & CISO is responsible for establishing and maintaining a corporate-wide information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected. This position is responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting on information security risks in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements, and aligns with and supports the risk posture of the enterprise.

A key element of the Director, Information Systems Security & CISO's role is working with executive management to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization. The Director, Information Systems Security & CISO must be highly knowledgeable about the business environment and ensure that information systems are maintained in a fully functional, secure mode.

Job Description:
Major Job Functions:
  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program to ensure that the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information is owned, controlled or processed by the organization.
  • Overall management of the Systems Security and Enterprise Architecture team. Build, develop and manage the enterprise's information security and enterprise architecture organization, consisting of direct reports and indirect reports (such as individuals in business continuity and IT operations). This includes hiring, training, staff development, performance management and annual performance reviews. Manage information security budgets and monitor them for variances.
  • Facilitate information security governance through a hierarchical governance program, including the formation of an information security steering committee or advisory board.
  • Develop, maintain and publish up-to-date information security policies, standards and guidelines. Oversee the approval, training, and dissemination of security policies and practices.
  • Work directly with the business units to facilitate IT risk assessment and risk management processes, and work with stakeholders throughout the enterprise on identifying acceptable levels of residual risk.
  • Facilitate a metrics and reporting framework to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the program, facilitate appropriate resource allocation, and increase the maturity of the security. Provide regular reporting on the current status of the information security program to enterprise risk teams, senior business leaders and the board of directors as part of a strategic enterprise risk management program.
  • Provide strategic risk guidance for IT projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls. Including coordinating information security and risk management projects with resources from the IT organization and business unit teams.
  • Ensure that security programs are in compliance with relevant laws, regulations and policies to minimize or eliminate risk and audit findings. Manage and optimize a unified and flexible control framework to integrate and normalize the wide variety and ever-changing requirements resulting from global laws, standards and regulations.
  • Liaise among the information security team and corporate compliance, audit, legal and HR management teams as required.
  • Manage security incidents and events to protect corporate IT assets, including intellectual property, regulated data and the company's reputation. Monitor the external threat environment for emerging threats and advise relevant stakeholders on the appropriate courses of action.
  • Liaise with external agencies, such as law enforcement and other advisory bodies as necessary, to ensure that the organization maintains a strong security posture. This includes coordinating the use of external resources involved in the information security program, including, but not limited to, interviewing, negotiating contracts and fees, and managing external resources.
  • Develop and oversee effective disaster recovery policies and standards to align with enterprise business continuity management program goals. Coordinate the development of implementation plans and procedures to ensure that business-critical services are recovered in the event of a security event. Provide direction, support and in-house consulting in these areas.
  • Perform related duties and fulfill responsibilities as required


Education & Experience:
  • Minimum of eight to 10 years of experience in a combination of enterprise architecture, risk management, information security and IT jobs. At least four must be in a senior IT leadership role. Employment history must demonstrate increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Proven track record and experience in developing information security policies and procedures, as well as successfully executing programs that meet the objectives of excellence in a dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements, such as Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Personal Information Protection and Privacy Act (PIPPA) and Payment Card Industry/Data Security Standard.
  • Degree in business administration or a technology-related field, or equivalent work- or education-related experience.
  • Professional security management certification, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials, is desired.
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, ITIL, COBIT and ones from NIST.
  • Experience with contract and vendor negotiations.


W e are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.
Category
Information Technology