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IT Security Tactical Manager (MR3060) - 2nd posting

McGill University - Human Resources
Position Title: 
IT Security Tactical Manager (IST3I)
Position Summary: 
The IT Security Tactical Manager is primarily responsible for the management of operational and tactical IT information security activities and staff as well as the management and implementation of information security architecture principles, policies and processes as part of the delivery of IT Services. He is also responsible to support the IT Information Security Senior Advisor on information security architecture design and development, protection of institutional data, coordination of incident response, compliance enforcement, best practice development and implementation, risk assessment, evaluation of new technology and threat/vulnerability management.
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Translate the IT-risk requirements and constraints of the business into technical control requirements and specifications

  • Develop Information Security metrics for ongoing performance measurement and reporting and develop overall department objectives with the Director IT Infrastructure

  • Establish the unit budget with the Director IT Infrastructure and oversee the implementation of short and long term plans related to IT Information Security management

  • Determine resources required and make recommendations to the Director IT Infrastructure

  • Coordinate the IT organization's technical activities to implement and manage security infrastructure,

  • Collaborate with the IT Information Security Senior Advisor and other IT groups to design, deliver and operate IT processes and technologies to ensure that IT Security comply with enterprise policies and principles.

  • Act as an empowered representative of the Director IT Infrastructure or to the IT Information Security Senior Advisor during IT planning and design initiatives to ensure that security measures are incorporated into operational IT plans and that service expectations are clearly defined.

  • Possess expertise in leading project teams, developing and managing projects

Minimum Education & Experience: 

Undergraduate degree (related field)

Five (5) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities: 
Demonstrated ability to manage and lead teams, and to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Experience includes information security architecture design and implementation in the fields of application security, database security, network security, wireless security, event and system monitoring, vulnerability assessment and remediation, forensics, Windows/Unix/Linux server/client security, Active Directory, endpoint protection and malware prevention. ITIL, CISSP, CISM, CISA or other IT and IT security related certifications are a definite asset. Strong management, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills are required. Knowledge of Project Management Methodology and ITIL processes. Effective communication, writing, documentation and planning skills. Self-motivated and the ability to work well with multiple teams in cross functional set-up. English, spoken and written. French spoken and read.
Reference Number: 
Reporting To: 
Director IT Infrastructure
Salary Range: 
(Grade 08) $70,100 - $93,500 (midpoint) - $121,600
Information Technology Services/ Network & Communications Services
Position Type: 
Hours Per Week: 
How To Apply: 
Please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, clearly indicating the reference number: 
McGill University, HR IT Services
688 Sherbrooke Street West, 16th floor
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 3R1

(514) 398-4451

careeropportunity [dot] its [at] mcgill [dot] ca