Career Opportunity

Information Security Specialist

Application Due Date: 2024-05-12 17:00

If you’re seeking a job in a community nestled amidst Canada’s breathtaking natural landscapes, where quality of life meets convenience, then look no further!  We are seeking an experienced and diligent Information Security Specialist to join our growing IT team. As an Information Security Specialist, you will provide specialized expertise and guidance, identifying potential gaps, and implement technical solutions to mitigate risks and protect Lakeland. Your responsibilities will include implementing control procedures, monitoring network security, investigating breaches, implementing security measures, and maintaining security standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor computer networks for security issues.
  • Investigate security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents.
  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
  • Collaborate with the IT team to perform tests and uncover system vulnerabilities.
  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.
  • Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause.
  • Ensure technology, processes, and governance are in place to monitor, detect, prevent, and react to both current and emerging technology and security threats against Lakeland’s business.
  • Conduct risk assessment, required controls definition, control procedure appropriateness, vulnerability assessments and any other relevant areas.
  • Stay current on IT security trends and news.
  • Assist in the development of company-wide best practices for IT security.
  • Adhere to internal policies and procedures, technology control standards, and applicable regulatory guidelines.
  • Assist colleagues in installing security software and understanding information security management.
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.
  • Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A diploma or degree in computing science, or information technology or related field is required. 
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) or similar (SSCP, CISA, CISM) Certificationis required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in information security or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in security awareness, with a strong knowledge of NIST or similar risk and control frameworks for operational technology environments (CoBIT, ISO, ITIL, PCI)
  • Familiarity with computer network penetration testing and techniques with an ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.
  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts.
  • Knowledge of patch management, with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while considering business impact.
  • An understanding and knowledge of incident response. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of personality types is required.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resumes via email at hr@lakelandholding.com by 5 pm on May 12th, 2024.

Lakeland Holding Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer, and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. Lakeland offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If Lakeland contacts you regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation. We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.