We are seeking a Senior Security Specialist to join our innovative Information Services team. The candidate will report to the Director of IS Operations, and maintain our strong security presence. They'll develop new policies and procedures while ensuring compliance with industry standards. They will experience the power of a results-driven culture that encourages and supports development and growth. Your work will have a lasting impact on the company and our customers and you’ll truly have an opportunity to make your mark.
Maintain the Security Framework and ensure compliance with industry standards such as NIST.
Compliance activities including identifying, reporting and escalating status and gaps.
Participate in audits, compiling evidence and tracking the progress of gap closure.
Coordinate outsourced external pen-tests and vulnerability scanning.
Perform incident tracking including review and analysis of security events.
Provide risk assessments for software implementations to ensure security and compliance.
Maintain a security dashboard and provide health check and status reports.
Sit on the Business Continuance Committee as a Security Subject Matter Expert.
Other duties and projects as assigned
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Information Systems Security.
Recognized security certifications such as CISA, CRISC, GIAC or CISSP etc.
University degree or college diploma with an emphasis on Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence sponsors and stakeholders.
Experience with enterprise security document creation, audits and compliance requirements such as PCI.
Knowledge of standard security technologies such as firewalls, IDS, anti-virus and DLP
Working knowledge of security tools and utilities (vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, forensic analysis, etc.)
Please note:this position has the flexibility to allow scheduled work from home days.
Telecommuting is allowed. Employer will assist with relocation costs. Relocation expenses are negotiable.
At Gore Mutual, we take pride in our ability to create an environment where employees can develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Our work environment is reflective of who we are as a company: strongly tied to our roots, but with an eye on the future. Like our company, the atmosphere our employees work in is warm, inviting, caring, collaborative, innovative and committed to genuine p...ersonal service—both internally and externally. In 2016, Gore Mutual was certified as a Great Place to Work® by Great Places to Work Canada, a designation of which we are extremely proud.