Manager Urban Technology Protection – City of Toronto


Full time

City Division: Office of the Chief Information Security Officer

Work Location: 55 John Street, Toronto

Job Type & Duration: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: $128,728.60 to $151,299.20

Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 40 hours work week

Number of Positions Open: 1

Posting Closing: May 3, 2021

The City of Toronto is looking for a Manager Urban Technology Protection for the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer reporting to the Director Urban Technology Protection.


To provide senior-level strategic and tactical guidance to the Director Office of the Chief Information Security Officer as well as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in the execution of its mandate to establish and maintain a City-wide cyber program to ensure the City is adequately protected.

To provide leadership, guidance, and manage the design and implementation of a cyber strategy that supports Industrial Control Systems, IoT, OT, and Emerging technologies that set the direction for information security across the organization.

To administer the unit’s financial and administrative responsibilities including the operating budget process, monitoring spending, and revenues, and directing the unit’s cyber information technology program services, communications, human resources planning and decisions, quality assurance, and staff training.

To collaborate with other segments of the organization to manage City-wide cyber initiatives.


  • Post-secondary degree in Engineering or Technology or a related discipline.
  • Over 7 years of senior-level experience in Information Security.
  • Extensive experience at a senior management level leading the development and maintenance of an enterprise-wide program or strategy.
  • Extensive experience with Industrial Control Systems, PLCs, SCADA Systems, emerging technologies (e.g. Election Technologies, Autonomous Vehicles, 5G, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Sensing)
  • Extensive expertise in IoT and IT/OT integration and convergence.
  • Extensive experience preparing comprehensive reports and presentations for all levels of an organization.
  • Experience leading transformative multi-year programs.
  • Preferred Certifications (any in the list):  CISSP, CISM, CCSP

Find the detailed job responsibilities, qualifications, skills, and other information here.

Additional Comments/Information

A normal workweek is 40 hours, however, unforeseen situations may require extended hours of work with little or no prior notice. In case of a cyber incident or breach, rotation shift, continuous extended hours may be required with little or no prior notice.

*Subject to a police check, background check, psychological assessment, and/or any other checks on a regular basis as the Office of the CISO handles highly sensitive and confidential information.

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