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Information Security Professionals

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1 Calgary, AB, CA, T2R-0E4 Montreal, Quebec, CA, H4P-2J4 Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1E-4R5 Toronto, ON, CA, M2P-2B7 Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E-6A8 Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6J-4Y3

Company: Wawanesa Insurance


Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders through nine regional offices and 41 service offices in Canada and the United States.  Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.
We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience, advancement on a growing team.


What's happening at Wawanesa

The Information Services organization at Wawanesa provides value to our customers by contributing to the goals of the business through leadership in the development and effective delivery of information technology services. We continue to initiate strategic projects that will enable our business community to achieve their goals.

As a result of these initiatives, we are putting a strong focus in our Information Security practices therefore growing our Information Security team!  We are looking for talented and experienced Information Security professionals that can contribute to Wawanesa’s success by ensuring security systems are performing optimally and in accordance with corporate policies, standards and recognized industry best practices. The areas within Information Security that we are looking to grow are:


  • Security Architecture
  • Secure Application Development
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Security Awareness
  • 3rd Party Risk
  • Penetration Testing
  • IT Risk
  • Security Systems Administration


What are we looking for

The desired candidate will be expected to work independently but also integrate with a broader Information Security team in order to continuously improve Wawanesa’s security overall posture.  You are someone that is passionate professional. You are conversant in, and adhere to, the highest ethical standards. You are knowledgeable of industry standards and best practices with respect to information security and can demonstrate technical competency. You have the related certifications / credentials / demonstrated experience in your chosen field.


What can you expect
We are looking to have successful candidates start the new role with the team throughout the first half of the 2021 calendar year therefore if you want to express the interest to join our growing Information Security team, please apply. Commencement of recruitment and selection will occur in the early months of the New Year.


What we can offer

Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan).  Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.