Director Cyber Security Strategy & Roadmap Delivery

Requisition ID:  175916 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Cyber Security Strategy & Roadmap Delivery 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; British Columbia; Nova Scotia  

City: Mississauga / Calgary / Vancouver / Stellarton

Location: Foord St. Office, Calgary Office, Vancouver Office, Tahoe Cafe 

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, Lawtons 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?


Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for an Director Cyber Security Strategy & Roadmap Delivery with Sobeys. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Alberta, AB; Vancouver, BC.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:


As the Director Cyber Security Strategy & Roadmap Delivery with Sobeys, you will lead the evolution of our cyber security strategy and lead the development and delivery of the multi-year roadmap. You are a seasoned leader passionate about developing & supporting cyber talent, have deep technical expertise in all critical cyber domains, and a track record of successfully delivering complex cyber security projects.

Cyber security strategy & roadmap development


•             Drive the evolution of our cyber security strategy & execution plan.
•             Develop & maintain the multi-year cyber security roadmap, through deep technical knowledge of solutions available to protect against threats.
•             Execute RFPs to select best fit security solutions. Collaborate with selected system integrator (SI) partners on project delivery.
•             Execute PoCs to validate technology solutions and value prop.


Project delivery

•             Design & delivery of cyber security projects. Define project scope, priorities, goals and tracking progress on deliverables.
•             Execute RFPs to select partners where required.
•             Contract negotiation/management jointly with procurement, legal, and finance.
•             Budget management (capex/opex).


Product management


•             Product & life cycle management of deployed cyber security solutions.
•             Collaborate with vendors to stay on top of features & enhancements.


People management


•             Recruiting, developing, and supporting cyber talent.
•             Coaching and mentoring of team members to help them achieve their goals.
•             Evolving the team to meet the business needs.


What you have to offer:


Your experience and resume will show us:


•             An undergraduate degree in a technical discipline (engineering, computer science) with a minimum of 10 years of cyber security related work experience.

•             Minimum of 5 years of cyber projects delivery experience, including executing RFPs, managing vendor partnerships, and contracts management.

•             Minimum of 5 years of direct people management experience.

•             Minimum of 3 years of experience in cloud technologies (ex. Azure).

•             Deep knowledge of cyber technologies (NextGen firewalls, IPS/IDS, EDR, IAM, PAM, DDoS/WAF, email/web security, DNS security, vulnerability management, SIEM, MDR/XDR, DLP, network segmentation technologies, API security, IoT/OT security).

•             Knowledge of NIST Framework, MITRE ATTACK framework.

•             CISA, CISSP, CISM, CCSP or similar industry certification preferred.


This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision of their future in Cyber Security.  Are you ready to be part of this success story? #cyberatsobeys #DigitalatSobeys #LI-Hybrid

We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

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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