Information Security Lead

Mount Pearl, NL, Canada Req #212
Monday, March 4, 2024

Genoa Design International is currently recruiting for an Information Security Lead to join our Information Technology team.


The Information Technology team is an integral part of Genoa, providing service desk, infrastructure, and security management services, enabling other teams to achieve their goals with technology support and project coordination wherever it is needed. We are a key enabler of Genoa’s business. Our coworkers rely on us to ensure that technology and systems are available, secure, and ready to meet their needs to service Genoa’s customers.


We provide support to our coworkers with a customer-focused approach. By driving continuous improvement into our practices, we enable Genoa to stay agile, empowering design and operations teams to reach their goals. We engage and consult with all stakeholders, and as a trusted partner we are involved throughout the full lifecycle of technology and services used by Genoa.



Genoa Design International has been providing production design and 3D modeling services to shipbuilding and offshore industries from here in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1995. In that time, we’ve become one of the most sought-after production design firms in the North American shipbuilding market.


With collaboration as the cornerstone of our work, we approach every day with a focus on our core values: Put People FirstCreate Lasting RelationshipsMake a DifferenceOwn ItLive Well, and Never Stand Still. Our customers tell us that our employees’ everyday demonstration of our values sets Genoa apart from competitors.


With a team of designers, engineers, naval architects, administrators, and technical support staff dispersed between locations, Genoa provides expertise and dedicated support throughout the shipbuilding process. Currently, Genoa is active in major government initiatives such as Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and in commercial contracts in shipyards throughout North America.



As the Information Security Lead, you will be responsible for and participate in the daily operation of Genoa’s suite of enterprise security management systems. You have responsibility for establishing and enhancing the enterprise security stance of Genoa through security design, policy and process development, selecting and implementing security tools, performing and participating in various investigations, audits, risk management, incident response activities, and promoting a strong security culture in an expanding and evolving industry segment.


You will lead a small team of security professionals, providing leadership and coaching to create a highly engaged and functional security practice, working collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels.


Responsibilities include:

  • All aspects of daily security operations, monitoring, alerting and reporting.
  • Monitor for compliance with established policies, standards and contract requirements.
  • Participate in development of governance documentation, processes, and standards.
  • Access management and auditing.
  • Vulnerability management.
  • Incident response.
  • Manage the Security Awareness Program.
  • Security reviews for new and existing systems, tools, and technologies.
  • Manage physical security systems.
  • Participate in disaster recovery and business continuity planning.
  • Interact with and support teams and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Develop and maintain strong enterprise security capabilities in yourself and your team.
  • Perform regular audits of all systems under management.
  • Collaborate on security matters with development, operations, and delivery teams.



  • 5 years or more in a security analyst or leadership role.
  • Diploma or degree in a relevant technology related discipline.
  • Proven, hands-on experience in security operations.
  • Experience developing security related policy, processes and procedures.
  • Comfortable leading small teams, and speaking to groups.
  • Ability to inspire and leverage strengths of individuals and the team to succeed as one.
  • Strong organization, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Proactive and energetic approach.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with ability to prioritize and deliver under pressure.
  • Knowledgeable in NIST CSF, ISO 27001, and CIS standards.
  • CGP, ITAR and/or CMMC knowledge/experience considered an asset.
  • Microsoft, Fortinet, HPe and Aruba skills/certifications (preferred but not required).
  • Automation, scripting, and data analysis skills.
  • Passion for research and learning new skills with a broad knowledge base.



We’re making waves! Genoa’s powerhouse is our people who are both passionate about our projects and motivated to deliver superior results. The Genoa formula is simple: Put People First. Drive the 3D Model. And never, ever stand still. Our quest for quality and continuous improvement is at the heart of all we do.


Here are some of the ways we keep the pep in our step:

  • Attractive compensation package.
  • RRSP matching program.
  • Comprehensive group insurance plan and EFAP program.
  • Vacation and discretionary days.



  • A flexible work schedule. 
  • Modern, yet comfortable office space. 
  • Engaging in team building activities.  
  • Rewards and recognition for a job well done. 
  • An employee wellness program to spend on whatever makes you happy. 
  • A minimum of 8 volunteer hours each year too. 
  • An outstanding commitment to training, development, career growth. 



At Genoa Design, we foster a supportive and inclusive environment and are committed to ensuring that people can be their truest selves at work. We are dedicated to building a diverse team and promoting a sense of belonging. This commitment is built into our core values and our passion to celebrate each person’s unique abilities.

We achieve this by providing space for people to voice their ideas and opinions and by welcoming one another’s contributions. By actively involving community partners, we strive to constantly learn, develop, and progress in our pursuit of continuous improvement.



If you are seeking an information security leadership role with the ability to directly influence, build, and enhance a security practice, this may be the opportunity you are looking for.


We know it’s rare for someone to meet 100% of the qualifications and you don’t need all the listed credentials to add incredible value to the team. We also know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting amazing candidates like you. If you are an initiative-taking individual and are prepared to complete the tasks as outlined above, apply in strictest confidence today! 


Please submit your application through Genoa’s careers webpage:


If you require assistance in completing your application or need any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please email your request to and we would be happy to assist! 

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