Posted July 23, 2019

Security Manager

Location: Vancouver
Job ID: 1736
Employment Type: Permanent

Are you a Security Manager who enjoys technical challenges and wants to work in an environment where you can make an impact?  Are you passionate about security and do you want to work with other high-calibre, talented people? 

Our client is looking for a Security Manager for a permanent position.  Our client is a medium-sized software company that deals with large retailers.  We love this company because the employees can influence the success of the company and are able to work with like-minded, smart people.

Here is what you'll be doing on a day to day basis:

  • Responsible for Security, Privacy and Compliance related tasks

  • Support the business with ongoing security testing programs and analysis using internal and external tools and teams

  • Support security analysis, including corporate, data center and cloud infrastructures and procedures.

  • Report on key security metrics on a monthly basis, identify vulnerability trends and determine mitigation strategies

  • Working with Development Management and Operations Management, initiate and maintain in-depth technical security training programs for teams and individuals 

  • Implement vulnerability management and monitoring tools, analyzing data from those tools and providing recommendations for security improvements to existing processes and technology, and development, participation in and leading incident response efforts.

  • Monitor information security trends and evolving technologies and keep management informed about related information security issues and implications for the company.

  • Ensure development and infrastructure teams meet objectives in relation to security initiatives

  • Champion a culture of security with management. Partner and collaborate with leaders to ensure the prioritization of security projects and resources.

  • Champion PCI-DSS and retailer contract compliance with management

  • Run basic security awareness training on an on-going basis for all employees

  • Champion secure SDLC framework with project, release and operations teams

  • Risk assessment, remediation and tracking of security and compliance issues.

  • Document security architecture and operations

  • Lead and manage IS team performance, workload assignment and prioritization, mentor team members, and other labour related matters

  • Develop and document process for IS team and program

Here is the type of person we are looking for:

  • Must have 7 + years previous experience in a Security IT role with previous experience managing people

  • IT security certification - CISSP, CISM or GIAC certification is an asset

  • A passion for and demonstrated history of introducing security programs / improving security maturity in an organization.

  • Must have understanding of perimeter security devices, including firewalls, routers, switches, IDS\IPS, RAS, VPN and DMZ technologies.

  • Must have understanding of big data and cloud based systems

  • Strong understanding of Agile development

  • Strong writing, presentation, project management and communication skills

  • A Bachelor degree, or related field, or equivalent experience

  • Ability to influence at all levels in an organization

If you are interested in exploring this position, please apply now! 

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at their company.


People are our passion. People are our profession. 

Since 2010, SIGnature Recruiting has been pairing exceptional people with short-term contracts and long-term careers in Vancouver’s flourishing IT industry.  We are specialists in IT Recruiting and pride ourselves in making valuable contributions to our clients and candidates. 

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