Senior Information Security Manager

Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada or Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Posted 1 month ago

Ready to make an impact? Arctic Wolf is looking for a Senior Information Security Manager to join our pack.

Arctic Wolf, fresh off its unicorn valuation, is the leader in security operations in an exciting and fast-growing industry—cybersecurity. How fast are we growing? Well, Arctic Wolf was highly ranked in the Deloitte Fast Technology 500 for North America in both 2019 (#25) and 2020 (#104)! We have doubled headcount, customers, and revenue for five years running.

We are also cultivating a collaborative and productive work environment that welcomes a diversity of backgrounds and ideas to make our teams even stronger. In fact, we are recognized as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work (

As we believe in corporate responsibility, Arctic Wolf offices across North America participate in volunteer programs throughout their communities. We’ve also earned distinction from TravelWise for our efforts in promoting sustainable transportation.

Who You Are:

You are an experienced information security professional, with a great track record managing the execution of security programs. You excel in planning and delivering results and relish working with others to achieve critical security outcomes. You recognize that security is not just technology, and that security is a balance between risk and reward. You place value on the foundations required to sustain a high-growth company security posture and drive down risk. You will work directly with our Vice President of Information Security, the Director of Risk and Compliance, and the rest of the Arctic Wolf pack to maintain accountability and progress.

About the Role: 

  • Continually enhance the fundamentals of our security program from the security control framework, policy, standards and guidelines. Help us do well, what we say we do.
  • Work with our Director of Risk and Compliance to execute organizational risk assessments and threat model our business. Help us address the risks we have, not just the risks we know how to address.
  • Maintain and extend our Business Continuity Plan, Business Impact Assessment and Disaster Recovery activities to keep our business resilient.
  • Support our Sales organization to ensure that customers and prospects have a complete picture of our security posture to maintain the confidence they place in Arctic Wolf.
  • Contribute to a world-class security program that supports Arctic Wolf’s tremendous growth.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in a security management capacity, preferably with experience helping to build a capable team.
  • Strong project management skills to ensure accountability and results.
  • Good understanding of major security disciplines: defensive, offensive, architecture, engineering & software development.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, especially translating between business and technical terminology.
  • Ability to work under pressure across multiple stakeholders.

And you may have these additional skills and experience: 

  • Familiarity with security compliance frameworks, such as SOC 2, ISO 27001:2013, NIST, etc.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related technical field; or equivalent experience.
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GSTRT, GSLC, etc. are considered preferentially

Employment Requirements:

Each successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check and an employment verification as a condition of employment.

Working at Arctic Wolf: 

Arctic Wolf recognizes that success comes from delighting our customers, so we work together to ensure that happens every day. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and truly value the unique qualities all employees bring to the organization. And we appreciate that—by protecting people’s and organizations’ sensitive data and aiming to end cyber risk— we get to work in an industry that is fundamental to the greater good.

All wolves receive compelling compensation and benefits packages, including:

  • Equity for all employees
  • Paid paternity and maternity leave
  • Training and career development programs

If you're excited about this role, but do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We review all applications and still may consider you the right person for the role or have another open position where you’re the perfect fit.

Arctic Wolf is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.

Arctic Wolf is committed to fostering a welcoming, accessible, respectful, and inclusive environment that ensures equal access and participation for people with disabilities. Please let us know if you require any accommodations by emailing

Job tags: Architecture CISM CISSP Compliance ISO 27001 NIST SOC 2
Job region(s): North America
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