Senior Specialist, Information Security Project Assurance

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 237340

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.

Corporate Services is at the centre of the action, providing the support that enables Bell’s industry leadership. Our Corporate Security & Responsibility, Communications, Human Resources, Procurement & Value Creation and Real Estate teams work collaboratively to drive our corporate strategy forward.

Bell is currently seeking a candidate for the position of Senior Specialist – Information Security Project Assurance reporting to the Senior Manager – Information Security Governance. This person will be responsible for ensuring that projects undertaken by the organization understand and adhere to information security and privacy requirements.


Job duties/accountabilities:

  • Work with project teams to assess compliance with Bell’s Information Security requirements and best practices
  • Raise awareness, educate project team’s members of security requirements, and provide technical guidance when required to facilitate compliance
  • Document issues and present formal reports to project teams and/or senior management
  • Work with the organization’s Privacy Officer to ensure projects adhere to Federal/Provincial privacy requirements
  • Participate in the intake process ensuring projects are assigned to members of the team in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all projects receive timely updates and all requests are updated within the team’s tracking tools 
  • Support the further development of the organization’s information security policies and procedures

Essential skills/competencies:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in implementing and/or operating information security tools (e.g. Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, etc.)
  • 5+ years experience implementing and/or administrating server operating systems (Unix/Windows)
  • 5+ years experience implementing/operating networking equipment (Routers, Switches, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of communication protocols (e.g. IP, TLS, etc.)
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, work well in a demanding dynamic environment
  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and demonstrate a high level of judgment and maturity
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision
  • Post-Secondary education in Information Technology, or equivalent work experience

Preferred skills/competencies:

  • Professional information security certifications, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other similar credentials
  • Knowledge of Information Security Forum’s Standard of Good Practice, ISO 2700x, or PCI-DSS
  • Experience in the fields of auditing and risk management
  • Formal training/certification on Canadian Privacy laws and regulations
  • Bilingual (French and English)

The candidate must successfully go through extensive background verifications including but not limited to criminal record and reputational checks. 


NOTE: All Security personnel are required to sign a letter of non-disclosure which prevents them from divulging sensitive information that they may be exposed to during their assignment. This policy is strictly enforced.


Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.


Additional Information:
Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Quebec : Montreal 
Application Deadline: 08/02/2019 


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.


At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at


Created: Canada , ON , Mississauga

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