Senior Cybersecurity Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Specialist

Montreal - 8585 Cote-De-Liesse, QC, Canada

About This Role


Digital Trust and governance specialist

Your mission

Reporting to the Head of digital trust and governance, the incumbent is responsible to develop and implement various standards, processes, controls and metrics in the areas of cybersecurity governance, risk and compliance.

They will act as a spokesperson and expert on the subject.

Your main role and responsibilities

  • Improve cybersecurity risk management process by enforcing risk reporting and escalation to risk owners.
  • Enhanced corporate cybersecurity governance by developing and report Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) to be presented at the Cybersecurity Risk Management Committee and Cybersecurity Steering Committee.
  • Act as spokesperson and expert in information security, risks management and compliance to support all business units before and during their projects.
  • Collaborate with different IT teams, Corporate Security and Internal Audit teams to ensure CAE standards and guidelines are respected.
  • Participate in compliance initiatives aligned with know frameworks such as: ISO 27001, SOC2 and NIST.   
  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with his/her client(s) and maintain awareness of trends in security regulatory, technology, and operational requirements and share knowledge and industry information with client(s).
  • Identify issues and investigate how CAE can solve their issues either through creating or modifying processes.
  • Maintenance and management of security documentation, including security policies and standards.
  • Perform risk assessments on systems or selected applications.

Your qualifications

  • 5-10 years experience in IT security
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in IT Security.
  • In-depth knowledge of risk analysis methodologies and security standards (e.g. ISO, PCI, NIST).
  • The following certifications are an asset: ITIL, CISSP, CISM and CISA.
  • Aerospace industry knowledge would be considered an asset.
  • This person will show initiative, leadership, customer orientation, sense of collaboration (teamwork), interpersonal skills, ability to influence, compliance with commitments, results Orientation.
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is required.

Here are few reasons why folks love working at CAE!  

  • Meaningful work that drives professional development 
  • Ability to enter and grow within the technology industry 
  • Work in a collaborative environment 
  • Be part of a high-performance team 


What we have to offer 

  • Benefits: fully flexible for you to choose what is important 
  • Retirement: Defined Benefits Retirement Plan & Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) 
  • Financial Perks: Employee Stock Purchase Plan & numerous corporate discounts 
  • Personal and Family Programs: Physical Wellness Plan & Supplementary Maternity Plan 
  • Work-Life Balance: Flex time & California Fridays all year 
  • Fun at work: social and community events all-year round! 

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CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

CAE is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As "One CAE," we take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity, Veteran status, age, or other legally protected characteristics.  


If you don't see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed in the job posting, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please get in touch with us at

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Tags: CISA CISM CISSP Compliance Governance ISO 27001 ITIL NIST Risk analysis Risk assessment Risk management SOC 2

Perks/benefits: Equity / stock options Flex hours Team events Wellness

Region: North America
Country: Canada
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Category: Compliance Jobs

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