Director of Technology – Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Toronto, Ontario
7 months ago
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Director of Technology – Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

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About Tundra Technical Solutions:
Tundra Technical Solutions has been at the forefront of talent-focused solutions for over 20 years, setting unmatched benchmarks in data security and privacy while delivering premier technology talent. During this time, Tundra has seamlessly linked top-notch tech professionals with a wide array of clients across various industries. In line with our dedication to talent, we’re proud to unveil Tundra Managed Solutions, our latest division committed to devising cutting-edge technology solutions for our valued clients.

Position Summary: 

We’re seeking a seasoned technology visionary, fueled by both experience and a fervor for cybersecurity and data privacy. This dynamic role encompasses leading Tundra’s technological direction and extending support to clients as a Sales Engineer. The ideal candidate will be instrumental in securing, designing, and delivering holistic security solutions for our esteemed clients.

The Role:

  • Strategic Tech Direction: Guide Tundra’s technological trajectory with an emphasis on security and data privacy.
  • Vendor Oversight: Oversee external partners to ensure synergy with Tundra’s goals, security benchmarks, and contract commitments.
  • Technological Mentorship: Provide insights, direction, and leadership within Tundra’s solution-driven practice.
  • Security Supervision: Spearhead efforts in penetration tests, security fortification, firewall setups, and other security measures.
  • Data Privacy Adherence: Ensure steadfastness in Cybersecurity Risk Management, Policy Adherence, Identity & Access Control, Data Safeguarding, and compliance with ISO 27001 norms.
  • Privacy Regulation: Uphold data privacy standards in line with pertinent laws like PIPEDA, GDPR, and CCPA.


  • Client Advisory: Act as a trusted advisor to Tundra clients, proposing tailored security solutions.
  • Sales Collaboration: Join Tundra’s sales brigades to client discussions, championing security and data privacy expertise.
  • Project Blueprinting: Work closely with clients and in-house teams to chart out projects, ensuring proposed strategies resonate with client needs.
  • Resource Analysis: Gauge and allocate essential resources for project fruition, warranting punctual and effective project completion.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity, IT, Computer Science, or akin fields.
  • Certifications like CISSP or CISM are advantageous.
  • Rich history in cybersecurity, information security, and related arenas.
  • Proven acumen in captaining tech teams, vendor management, and client consultancy.
  • Proficiency in ISO 27001 standards and its certification journey.
  • Acquaintance with privacy laws: PIPEDA, GDPR, and CCPA.
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving prowess.
  • Stellar communication, and rapport-building abilities.
  • Unwavering dedication to confidentiality and data safeguarding.
  • Experience in collaborating with global teams across varied time zones.
  • Periodic global office visits might be necessitated.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and other marginalized communities are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every qualification. At Tundra, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the right candidate for this or other roles within our organization.
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