Senior Manager, Information Security

Senior Manager, Information Security

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 6, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Express Scripts Canada
Location Mississauga, ON
Category Security
Client Express Scripts Canada
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Express Scripts Canada is actively looking for a Senior Manager, Information Security who will report to the Director Technology Services & CSO. The Senior Manger will manage the ESC’s Security team and work with ESI’s Internal Risk Management (IRM) group.  The position ensures the establishment and maintenance of effective internal controls over the infrastructure and application systems. The role is part of the Information Risk Management team.


  • Responsible to mature the execution and management of information security related activities within Express Scripts Canada, in accordance with strategic direction from Cigna Information Protection (CIP).
  • Develop and present a security roadmap to define budgets for the SRAC (Security/Reliability/Accuracy/Compliance) program from a security perspective.
  • Respond to customer driven RFP’s and RFI’s from a Security perspective.
  • Author & update security policies and operational procedures.
  • Investigate and recommend security products to fortify ESC’s security posture.
  • Work with project teams to ensure security functionality and best practices are included in all projects.
  • Directly manage personnel including coaching, performance and productivity.
  • Cultivate and reinforce appropriate group values, norms and behaviors including adoption of Agile processes and enablement of ceremonies for the Security team.
  • Maintain quality of service by establishing and enforcing organizational standards.
  • Manage or participate in various types of special projects including cyclical technology refresh, ongoing initiatives and one–time projects.
  • Participate in annual technology budget planning exercises.
  • Manage the budget and labour forecasts of the department.
  • Proactively seek out cost savings through automation, operational efficiencies and value added activities.
  • Collaborate with other internal departments.
  • Experience with Software Design Life Cycle in an Agile environment and application security.
  • Strong technical skills in WAN/LAN, including switching, server and related peripherals.
  • Extensive knowledge in SIEM, WAF, IDS/IPS, DLP and Vulnerability assessment tools.
  • Be literate in Microsoft/Linux/Apple Desktop and Microsoft/Linux Server O/S and maintenance products.


  • Bachelor’s degree computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in Information Security/Technology Services roles
  • 3 years’ of team leadership experience
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (nice to have)
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as the information technology information library (ITIL)
  • Customer Service oriented
  • Experience in IS Procurement and contract interpretation/negotiation
  • Ability to stand in front of a large audience and speak with authority on Security topics
  • Ability to tactfully communicate incidents to customers at appropriate levels of technical comprehension
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines.
  • Limited travel and on call escalations for security incidents.

Express Scripts Canada is a Cigna company

Express Scripts Canada is a subsidiary of Express Scripts, a Cigna company. Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna offers an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioural health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products.

About Express Scripts Canada

Express Scripts Canada is a leading health benefits manager and has been recognized as one of the most innovative. Our clients include Canada’s leading insurers, third party administrators and governments. We work with these clients to develop industry-leading solutions to deliver superior healthcare in a cost-controlled environment. We provide Active Pharmacy™ services to more than 7 million Canadian patients and adjudicate more than 100 million pharmacy, dental, and extended health claims annually. Through our proprietary consumer intelligence, clinical expertise, and patients-first approach, we promote better health decisions for plan members, while managing and reducing drug benefit costs for plan sponsors.

It will be a condition of employment that the successful candidate obtains an Enhanced Reliability Clearance from the Federal Government. The candidate will be required to provide supporting documentation to receive clearance if required.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a positive work environment built on solid corporate values, integrity, mutual respect, collaboration, passion, service and alignment.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we build a more effective organization that empowers our employees to be the best that they can be.

We are committed to creating a working environment that is barrier-free and we are prepared to provide accommodation for people with disabilities.

If you require accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: [email protected] Do not email [email protected] for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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