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Siemens Head of Cybersecurity ( Hybrid) in Kitchener, Ontario

Job Family: Cybersecurity

Req ID: 423004

Change the future with us.

We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity. We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work. Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world.

About Enlighted Inc.

Enlighted is human-centered proptech company that creates positive transformation wherever space, people and work meet through our industry leading technology. We empower organizations with this technology to transform physical spaces into regenerative places that fuel positive impact for people, portfolio, and our planet.

What is this opportunity?

Siemens Enlighted is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of Cybersecurity to lead our cybersecurity efforts and ensure the security of our clouds and smart building solutions. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing robust cybersecurity strategies, policies, and procedures to safeguard our systems, data, and infrastructure against cyber threats and attacks. They will also lead a team of cybersecurity professionals and collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to mitigate risks, address vulnerabilities, and drive continuous improvement in cybersecurity practices.

What will you do :

  • Develop and implement comprehensive cybersecurity strategies, policies, and procedures to protect Enlighted’s cloud infrastructure and SaaS / hardware products.

  • Lead and mentor the cybersecurity team, providing direction, guidance, and support to ensure effective execution of cybersecurity initiatives and projects.

  • Manage Siemens corporate cybersecurity and compliance initiatives including the ‘Product and Solution Security’ program, privacy topics including GDPR, and other internal mandates.

  • Lead SOC2 Type 2 annual attestations and work with team leads to generate proper evidence.

  • Conduct regular risk assessments and vulnerability assessments to identify potential cybersecurity risks and threats, and develop mitigation plans accordingly.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product development, engineering, IT, and operations, to integrate cybersecurity best practices into all aspects of the business.

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest cybersecurity trends, threats, and technologies, and ensure that Siemens Enlighted's cybersecurity practices remain current and effective.

  • Oversee incident response and management processes, including investigating and responding to cybersecurity incidents and breaches in a timely and effective manner.

  • Lead the risk awareness / acceptance process to bring visibility of cybersecurity risks to senior management.

  • Perform evaluations of external vendors, tools, and cloud solutions for cybersecurity risk.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with external partners, customers, and industry organizations to stay informed about emerging cybersecurity threats and collaborate on security initiatives.

What will you need to Succeed :

  • Bachelor's/ Master’s degree in cybersecurity, computer science, or a related field;

  • Over 8 years of experience in cybersecurity, with a proven track record of progressively increasing responsibility and leadership.

  • Strong technical knowledge of cybersecurity principles, technologies, and best practices, including cloud security, network security, application security, encryption, and identity and access management.

  • Experience developing and implementing cybersecurity strategies, policies, and procedures in a complex, multi-platform environment.

  • In-depth knowledge of vulnerability management

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in AWS, GCP or Azure

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively lead a team and collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders and communicate cybersecurity risk to senior leadership.

Preferred Experience and Education

  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CISA are highly desirable.

  • Experience in the smart building industry or related IoT (Internet of Things) of SAAS based technologies is a plus.

  • Experience with the Wiz Cloud Security tool is a plus.

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure and Digital Industries. We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us. Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours.

Making a difference together we raised $$385,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 38 non-profit organizations and planted 660 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.



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