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Cyber Security Specialist

Requisition ID:  166682 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Security 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; Nova Scotia; Québec  

City: Mississauga / Calgary / Stellarton / Montreal

Location: Tahoe Office, Bureau de Montréal-Nord, Calgary Office, Foord St. Office 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

Ready to make an Impact?

We’re expanding our digital team and we need exceptional talent in Data, IT Security and Innovation. 


You are a builder, influencer, and change agent

In this exciting role, you will be reporting to the Manager of Cyber Security Strategy and Roadmap Delivery and will be responsible for the execution of our Cyber Security initiatives across Sobeys. You will be developing, testing, implementing, and contributing to security deliverables with a focus on Projects including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services, on both Microsoft Azure cloud & Google Cloud Platform.


You will work alongside business and technology teams to gather requirements and construct solutions that meet the company’s needs while addressing the security concerns of our customers. These security practices and frameworks include driving automation of security Controls and Validation Testing of NIST, ISO, PCI, etc.  

Sobeys Inc. is investing big in technology – Join us and invest in your future

We are on a journey to completely transform how we do business, and we offer a hybrid work model with the opportunity for additional flexibility. 

Join us and you’ll be working with:

    • Leading tools and systems in our modern Azure cloud deployment.
    • Modern cyber security tools and solutions across the NIST phases (identify, protect, detect, respond, recover)
    • Strong, collaborative team of energetic and experienced digital experts


What you bring to the table:  

  • Provide direction and guidance to stakeholders across Sobeys on the importance of securing our Network and Cloud environments and SaaS-based applications.
  • Understand emerging threats and risks to our services and develop solutions to mitigate.
  • Support the evolution of security documentation including policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Track and understand emerging Cyber Security practices and standards by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations

What you have to offer:

  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline.
  • 5+ years experience in information technology or engineering
  • 3+ experience in cyber security, with focus on security project delivery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, intercultural, and presentation skills, and the proven ability to influence and communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Knowledge across the entire IT stack as well as diverse IT systems, networking and security components, applications, and operating systems.
  • Understanding of common controls such as WAF, IPS, CASB, etc.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure cloud and/or Google cloud platform (GCP) security controls desired
  • Certifications such as MS Certified Azure Security Engineer, CCSK, CCSP, Cloud+ desired
  • Bilingual English/French written language would be an asset


This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision of their digital future.  Are you ready to be part of this success story? #DigitalatSobeys #SobeysCyberSecurity

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



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