Manager – Information Technology Security


Openings 1
Location Name
Alberta Blue Cross - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Date Posted Jan 10, 2019
Profession Information Technology
Career Level(s) Team Manager / Manager, Senior Level
Job Type(s) Permanent, Full Time
Education Level(s) Diploma, Bachelors
Job ID job-9486

Position Summary


The Manager, Information Technology Security Services is responsible for overseeing security of all information technology systems at Alberta Blue Cross.  The successful candidate will function as a trusted information security advisor to senior business decision-makers, providing clear communication of security strategies to both IT personnel and all levels of management in the organization.


  • Collaborate and engage with external stakeholders such as regulators and customers.
  • Monitor internal and external environments for potential cyber threats.
  • Establish three to five year security roadmaps based on the organization’s current posture and external threat landscape.
  • Perform risk assessments on systems and initiatives.
  • Compliance oversight of the implementation of security systems, including SIEM, firewalls, multi-factor authentication, web content filter, and anti-virus/malware prevention.
  • Support all IT teams by ensuring security assessment and security hygiene is integrated into the systems delivery and operations practice.
  • Communicate effectively with various levels of management and executive.


  • A degree or diploma in a computer science oriented program.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in computing, with balanced experience in both Infrastructure and Application Development.
  • Industry certifications, including CISSP, CCSP, and CISM, are considered an asset.
  • Solid management and presentation skills.
  • Must have a clear understanding of cyber threats that face all organizations today, with demonstrated experience in Threat & Vulnerability Management.
  • Must have a proven track record of establishing, managing, evolving security practices (i.e. policy, standards, procedures) in an organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing security operations across various technology platforms and user information stores.
  • Experience with Enterprise Identity & Access Management solutions, with strong emphasis on Privileged Access Management and role-based access control implementations.
  • Strong security incident management and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in managing a well-integrated security monitoring practice, which reinforces the concept of defense-in-dept

Alberta Blue Cross offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a challenging team-oriented environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. If you have the qualifications we are looking for, please apply online at

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