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Cybersecurity Advisor

The Lion Electric

The Lion Electric

saint-jérôme, qc, canada
Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023

Job Description

At Lion Electric, we have chosen to become the most innovative zero-emission heavy-duty vehicle company. We are more than a manufacturer of buses and trucks, we think, design, and manufacture 100% electric urban commercial products.

We aim to expand our know-how and position ourselves among the big winners in Canada and the USA.

The good news is that we are on the right track! This is why we need a cybersecurity advisor who is responsible for protecting the company against cyberattacks by implementing IT security strategies.

Reporting to the Director of Cybersecurity, the Cybersecurity Advisor is responsible for managing the handling of events and incidents, vulnerabilities and threats, cyber defense technologies, offensive security, and application security. He supports management to synthesize, recommend action plans, and prepare presentations for management related to important files.

The cybersecurity advisor manages the design, development, coordination, and implementation of security initiatives to ensure optimal operationalization of cybersecurity.

Embarking with Electric Lion gives you these possibilities:

  1. Work in a stimulating and constantly changing work environment (you won't get bored with us)!
  2. We simply understand. Your family and your health come first!
  3. Your schedule is flexible and we trust you!
  4. We are really open to telework - We know it works!
  5. We have insurance and a great employee assistance program!

At Lion there are no limits to your career potential!

What we expect from you:

  • Provide ownership and support for cybersecurity activities and operations;
  • Define and develop processes, procedures and performance indicators for cybersecurity operations;
  • Manage and analyze alerts, events and security logs generated by the various technological assets;
  • Take charge of the first level of security incident resolution in collaboration with the infrastructure and application teams;
  • Ensure the performance of vulnerability scans, the analysis of reports and the application of patches;
  • Analyze and evaluate security bulletins from managed services, manufacturers and suppliers using standards and tools such as CVSS, NVD, CVE, etc.;
  • Ensure the implementation and evolution of security solutions in collaboration with the various internal and external partners;
  • Define and develop cybersecurity operational controls and ensure compliance demonstration according to the requirements of the verification bodies;
  • Ensure the development, implementation and evolution of cybersecurity operational frameworks in collaboration with internal partners;
  • Ensure the management of deviations from cybersecurity frameworks.

If you have gone this far in our description, it is because it speaks to you! We continue…

What it takes to be successful in this role:

For this role, we are looking for someone with strong cybersecurity skills and experience. He/She must also have good communication skills to be able to educate employees about cybersecurity.

Knowledge :

Have very good knowledge of information and communication technologies, particularly in security (eg AD / Azure AD, encryption, security monitoring, IAM, network perimeters, telecom, device management, etc.);
Knowledge of security normative frameworks (ISO, NIST, etc.)


Ability to popularize and synthesize;
Ability to explain a security strategy;
Ability to understand complex security situations.

Skills and Attitudes:

Be curious, rigorous, know how to work in a team, oriented on results and action, oriented on customer satisfaction.


Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field;
Security domain certification (CISSP, OSCP, CEH, etc.) (an asset).

Experience :

10+ years of relevant experience, including 5 in the field of cybersecurity;
Have worked in an environment including operational technologies (OT).

What can you expect from us?

Work/life balance
Group Insurance
Free parking
Continuing education
Employee Assistance Program
Hybrid telework, presence in the office recommended for operational needs.

We can't wait to talk to you!