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Manager Cyber Security Operations

Requisition ID:  171857 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Security 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia; Alberta; British Columbia; Ontario; Québec  

City: Stellarton / Calgary / Vancouver / Mississauga / Montreal

Location: Foord St. Office, Bureau de Québec, Calgary Office, Tahoe Office, Vancouver Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


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.


We are a growing Canadian company and market leader in grocery and pharmacy nationally and in communities across the country, with an opportunity to impact more than 20 banners and 1500 stores. Our family of over 134,000 teammates and franchise affiliates are on a mission to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our teammates. 

Ready to make an Impact? 

We’re expanding our Cyber Security team as we embark on a five-year transformation to bring our Security capabilities to the next level. Watch our Director of Cyber Security, Angela Mathies, discuss our exciting work and why she chose Sobeys:

You are a builder, influencer, and change agent

In this exciting role, you will be leading a team of high performing Cyber Security Operations professionals who are skilled and knowledgeable regarding all facets of Cyber Security and technology.  On any single day you could be involved in leading the team through Cyber Security related incidents and investigations.  You will have the technical expertise and knowledge to understand the threat situation and lead the team from start to finish through their investigation and provide senior leadership with continuous updates of the situation in a clear and concise manner.  You could also be collaborating with our external and internal stakeholders on large, scale multi-year projects to ensure that Cyber Security Operations requirements are built into the project.

You also possess the technical acumen to provide insights into our 5-year Strategic Cyber Security roadmap. You will work in collaboration with our Security Architecture team to align on the operational requirements and scope of each of the solutions.  You will also be able to provide input to ensure proper budget forecasting. 

Lastly, you are an exceptional leader who drives for continuous improvements.  You will possess the skills to develop KPI’s and metrics that demonstrate the effectiveness of our Cyber Operations program.  You will be responsible for the creation and submission of weekly / monthly reports to our various stakeholders.


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 if you:

•    Are excited about leading, coaching and mentoring a team of Cyber Security Operations professionals
•    Take pride in your ability to protect complex technology ecosystems from increasingly sophisticated threats 
•    Are confident in your ability to learn new technologies and easily adapt to a constantly evolving threat risk environment

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



What you bring to the table:

•    Expert in the continuous monitoring and improvement of an organization's security posture while preventing, detecting, analyzing and remediation of Cyber Security incidents
•    Experienced in supporting the evolution of a Cyber Security Operations program though continuous updates to Cyber-related documentation including incident playbooks, policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines
•    Technical expertise working in multi-cloud (Azure, GCP etc.) security environments
•    Ability to understand emerging Cyber Security threats and risks to our cloud and on-prem environments and develop solutions to mitigate
•    Skilled at responding to, managing, and executing on internal / external audit and compliance requests
•    Passionate about providing development opportunities to team members, including the identification of training requirements, creation, and implementation of appropriate development plans 
•    Enjoys working in collaboration with our internal Cyber Security teams to constantly improve and evolve our Cyber Security Operations program to be best of breed


What you have to offer: 

Mandatory Requirements:

•    An undergraduate degree or diploma in computer science, engineering, or related technical discipline
•    5+ years of industry experience working in Cybersecurity or in technology operations
•    3+ years of experience leading operations teams 
•    Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively to leadership 

Nice to Have Requirements:

•    Knowledge working in a complex retail technology environment, is desired
•    CCSP, CISA, CISSP, CISM, or similar industry certification, is preferred

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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