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Manager, Cybersecurity

Helcim Inc.

Helcim Inc.

Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

We're searching for an experienced and passionate professional to lead our Cybersecurity team in the role of Manager of Cybersecurity - reporting to the CTO. As the Manager of Cybersecurity, you will lead our efforts in safeguarding our systems, data, and merchant information. Our ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of cybersecurity best practices, emerging threats, and possess a strategic mindset to ensure the continuous improvement of our security posture. As the Manager of Cybersecurity, it’s your role to set the vision and direction to inspire and drive continuous improvement of cyber security policies, standards and procedures. You’ll utilize your depth of technical and security expertise, as well as comprehensive understanding processes and business operations, to ensure the security infrastructure across Helcim.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide direction and leadership for the cybersecurity team.
  • Identify, assess, and prioritize cybersecurity risks. Develop and implement effective risk mitigation strategies and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Oversee incident response plans and lead the investigation and resolution of security incidents, working collaboratively with internal teams and external partners.
  • Drive the design and implementation of robust security architectures for both internal and merchants-facing systems.
  • Foster a culture of security awareness and responsibility across the organization through comprehensive security awareness programs to educate employees on security best practices and promote a security-conscious culture.
  • Manage relationships with third-party security vendors and assess the security posture of external partners.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, product, and legal, to integrate security measures into the development lifecycle and ensure security is a priority across the organization.
  • Stay informed about the latest cybersecurity trends and technologies.

Who you are:

  • Proven experience as a technology leader in a high-growth, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong technical background with a deep understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices.
  • Experience with cloud security, application security, network security, and data protection.
  • Strong knowledge of industry regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting, developing, and managing high-performing teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate complex security concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • A track record of delivering complex, mission-critical projects on time and within budget.
  • Experience in the fintech or payments industry is a plus.
  • Relevant certifications are highly desirable.


Why Helcim?


Helcim is a payments company that gives small and medium sized businesses a better way to accept debit and credit cards. Thousands of merchants across Canada and the US choose Helcim for their payment needs because of our excellent customer service and innovative software solutions. We won the Canada’s Most Admired Award for Corporate Culture in 2021, ranked number 91 on the Globe and Mail’s 2019 list of Canada’s Top 400 Growing Companies, and we have big plans to redefine the payments industry. To accomplish this, we need a talented team of people who are passionate about working in fintech. Learn more about working at Helcim in our culture book The Way of the Helcim.


At Helcim we build teams of engaged, caring and intelligent people. In return we provide an environment where you’ll be excited to come to work each day and tackle challenges with your colleagues. As part of our team you’ll receive amazing benefits including a competitive salary, paid health benefits, stock options and generous vacation time. You’ll also enjoy company provided snacks and team lunches to keep yourself fueled and the opportunity to recharge and connect with your team members at company social events.
We invest a lot of time and energy imagining and creating a company and culture that encourages discussion, the trade of ideas, and the execution of amazing products and services.


We’re friendly and collaborative, working together to achieve big goals. If you want to join our team and feel you can contribute to the growth and success of our company - we want to hear from you!


Join Our Team:


Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada and be located in Calgary for this position. Helcim uses a hybrid work structure where team members can work 3 days in the Calgary office (Monday/Wednesday/Friday) and 2 days (Tuesday/Thursday) at home.


If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your Resume and Cover Letter through the "Apply for this Job" button. Please address your Cover Letter to Helcim People & Culture.