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WSP is currently initiating a search for an Information Security Regional Lead for Central and South America.
Duties and Responsibilities :
Lead Information Security within the region and be involved in projects with our Information & Technology Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
Globally assist in identifying gaps in our protection strategy and areas of risk
Assist the CISO with the development of a regional security strategy
Assist with the overall design, execution, and management of any regional information security projects, and provide security input into the IT project management process
Ensure that the regional business requirements are built into the global Information Security program, that the global security program is implemented in region, and that a regional security program that addresses regional needs and given competitive advantage is in place
Work with Head of Legal and business leads to provide input and security assurance for new bids and acquisitions, ensuring risk is priced into the bid
Provide SME and guidance to their region on any security needs or requirements. Act as an advisor to their regional CIO on all information security-related matters.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
Minimum Qualifications :
At least 5-7 years related experience in infosec, risk, compliance, or similar position
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
Knowledge of security technologies (encryption, data protection, network intrusion prevention, host intrusion prevention, firewalls, privilege access, etc.)
Knowledge of enterprise IT security concerns and technologies, including but not limited to VPNs, network security, encryption, authentication, application-level network protocols, PKI, IPSec, Firewall, SSH, SSL, DES, LAN / WAN, and TCP / IP
Knowledge of security best practices (applications, network and client setups)
Experience with IT Governance frameworks such as COBIT, ITIL, and ISO 2700x
Experience with governance, compliance and audit within IT environments
Experience of risk management, including risk analysis, mitigation and monitoring
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug / alcohol and harassment policies
Fluent in English
Master's degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
Certification in Information Security (CISSP, ISC, or CISM) practices and policies
Knowledge of information security regulations applicable to WSP
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we would love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.
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