Information Security Officer - Information Technology System...

locationCharlottetown - Prince Edward Island (PE),

atUniversity of Prince Edward Island

Estimated salary $30.28 - $37.85 an hour

Job Description:

Working as part of the ITSS Team, the Information Security Officer’s role is to provide vision and leadership in support of information security for UPEI. Under the direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) the Information Security Officer (ISO) oversees all aspects of information security. This position is responsible for the management and coordination of IT security to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and security of UPEI data assets.

The position champions the development, implementation, delivery and support of a risk-based, enterprise information security strategy aligned to UPEI’s IT Strategy. The ISO ensures information systems strategies, projects and operations comply with information security. This role provides information security resources expertise, guidance, and knowledge necessary to execute strategic and operational plans across all of the university information systems.


The primary focus of this position is to develop an organizational understanding to manage cybersecurity risk to systems, people, assets, data, and capabilities. The ISO will develop and implement appropriate safeguards to ensure delivery of critical services. The ISO will support the ability to limit or contain the impact of a potential cybersecurity event while developing the implementation of resilience plans to restore

capabilities or services that could be impacted in the event of a potential cybersecurity incident. Additionally the role will have a strong focus on developing and delivering on user education and training across the campus community.


  • University degree and 5 years’ work experience in Information Security (Masters preferred).
  • One or more of the following certifications: (GIAC Security Essentials Certification, GIAC Security Leadership Certification, ISACA Certified INformation Security Manager, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security, (ISC)² SCCP, (ISC)²CISSP or (ISC)²ISSAP)
  • Extensive experience in enterprise security architecture design.
  • Extensive experience in creating and managing enterprise security policy, procedures, and practices.
  • Experience in designing and delivering employee security awareness training.
  • Experience in managing a staff of 2 to 5 individuals as well as operational and capital budgets.
  • Experience in developing Technology Recovery Plans.
  • Experience in securing all layers of information technology.
  • Working knowledge of Fortigate, QRadar, Microsoft MFA, CISCO DNA., CISCO ISE, CISCO Firewall, Barracuda, Azure would be an asset.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft, Web development platforms, database design, and technology service planning.

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