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We are seeking a creative, dynamic, committed professional to join our team:

Team Lead – IT Security and Identity
100% Regular
Business and Learning Technologies Department
Monday – Friday, 35 hours per week
Salary Range: $91,500 to $107,700 (Union Exempt Level 8)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 22, 2024, at 2 p.m.

Reporting to the Team Manager for Security and Identity, the Team Lead is responsible for ensuring the goals and plans of the Security and Identity Division are achieved in such a way that all established success metrics are met, including communication of security policies and practices to ensure IT and end-user awareness, understanding and adherence.

The Team Lead promotes a culture of security and risk management within the organization by implementing appropriate processes, content and communications; directs and coordinates the implementation of security controls and compliance requirements across the District; and directs and mentors a team of specialists and analysts in the completion of project goals, while ensuring continuous improvement and implementation of identity and security related processes, technologies, and cultural behaviors in order to mitigate cyber risk and implement an information security management program.


University degree in computer studies or a three year related community college diploma or equivalent; and at least 7 years of experience in information security and/or information security operations. A combination of education and experience may also be considered;
Certifications in CISSP, CISM, CCDE or equivalent;
Thorough knowledge of risk management frameworks and methodologies, information security frameworks (such as NIST, ISO, CIS ), information security controls, their applications and deployment methodologies, and cybersecurity incident response and investigation processes, procedures and frameworks;
Knowledge of Security Operations, Security Assessments and Testing, and Security Risk Management.
Subject matter expertise in identity and access management;
Strong leadership and project management capabilities to coordinate multiple tasks, projects and initiatives amongst the Security and Identity Team;
Written and verbal communication skills required; as well as excellent interpersonal, managerial, time management, problem solving and organizational skills required.
Application Process

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board uses Apply to Education (ATE) to manage applications for all job competitions. OCDSB employees can apply to this job posting using their existing ATE account at

External Applicants: If you do not have an existing ATE account, you will be asked to create one at Choose ECE, EA & Support Staff as the job category. Once you have set up your account, you can search for the job and then apply. You must upload a resume and covering letter which outlines your qualifications and suitability for the this position.

Applications will be considered in accordance with the Union Exempt Employee Handbook.

CDSB employees serve students, colleagues, families and community partners. We invite people of all abilities, orientations, faiths, ethnicities, races, genders and ages to join us as we create learning and working spaces that honour the unceded and unsurrendered land of the Algonquin people, and respect, value and increasingly reflect the diversity of Ottawa. Your lived experience is an essential contribution to deliver the education every student deserves with dignity.

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