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Managing Director Enterprise Security

  • Req ID: 79964
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary  , Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 10/31/2020


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP. 



Canadian Pacific is looking for a passionate, innovative, results oriented Managing Director of Enterprise Security to lead cybersecurity. This includes overseeing corporate cybersecurity, operational technology security, and instilling a security mindset across the company. The successful candidate is one who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.


This role will oversee the Enterprise Security group. The group is responsible for protecting the company from cyber threats and influencing informed decisions around cyber risk management. It consists of security managers and individual contributors (security analysts, specialists, and architects). The group continuously raises the bar around protetcing the company from cyber threats. Canadian Pacific wants a security leader who will continue to raise the security bar and evolve security practices within the company. The Managing Director of Enterprise Security will report to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Vice-President of Information Services.




  • Provide strategic direction and leadership on all areas of cybersecurity.
  • Own, develop, and execute the multi-year cybersecurity roadmap.
  • Develop and grow leadership and technical talent through effective mentoring, coaching, hiring, and retention strategies.
  • Act as a thought leader in handling all aspects of cybersecurity including but not limited to application security, cloud security, identity and access management, security architecture, security governance, risk, and compliance, security operations, threat detection, incident response, and vulnerability management.
  • Provide direction and guidance in assessing and evaluating security and privacy risks, including examine the impact of new technologies.
  • Be part of the IS Executive Leadership team and work collaboratively with teams across the company.
  • Manage the capital and expense budget for cybersecurity including forecasting.
  • Ensure that cybersecurity policies, standards, and directives are developed and maintained as required.
  • Oversee legal and regulatory complaince with SOX and PIPEDA, and any new requirements.
  • Monitor the emerging threat landscape and recommend changes to cybersecurity as required.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned and consistent with the role.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in technical leadership.
  • 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity leadership.
  • Experience in information security, privacy, and general risk management.
  • Experience managing and growing/building organizations.
  • Ability to recruit and develop technical talent.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate teams to work together as a cohesive and productive unit.
  • Preferred qualifications:
  • MBA or Master’s degree
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience implementing innovative ideas that solve problems.
  • Ability to uncover root causes of complex technical problems and provide guidance on solving them.
  • Ability to act as a thought leader in strategy discussions with the IT executive leadership team and other IT leadership teams.
  • CISSP or similar professional certification.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English – including the ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.




  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy




As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:     

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").  


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