Senior Cybersecurity Specialist x 3 roles | #itsecurity | #infosec

GAME ON – OLG needs you

We’ve said GAME ON, and we mean it! Massive change is afoot in the gaming industry and beyond. Are you interested in being empowered to seize opportunities for growth; to be a part of a bold transformation to take customer success to a new level?  OLG is striving to be a gaming market leader and first choice for entertainment. We are ready to take this game to the next level and need a passionate Sr. Cybersecurity Specialist to develop and deliver the enterprise information security and privacy strategy program to appropriately safeguard business operations and information assets. Provide day to day analysis on security services (e.g. security delivery, project delivery, operator governance etc..) to identify potential threats and provide recommendations in how to mitigate these security gaps.


Reporting to the Director Technology Security, you will be empowered to:

  • Deliver, manage, monitor and operate the security strategy, framework, policies, procedures and standards across the entire security service lifecycle to ensure maximum safety for all OLG information assets.
  • Maintain and update security architecture, policies, procedures, and standards that enables the enterprise architecture roadmaps to exceed customer’s security and privacy expectations
  • Acts as the primary security service owner managing all aspects of service delivery, operationally, guidance for projects and OLG / Operator governance and oversight ensuring all implementations of new and changing technology adhere to security requirements, policies and standards and provides expert opinion regarding action to mitigate risk. 
  • Lead risk-related security activities, including identifying, evaluating, planning, testing, delivery, reporting and governance prioritization to ensure appropriate remediation and mitigation measures are put in place.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessment activities to understand security posture deficiencies and ensure remedial action and mitigation measures are implemented.
  • Monitor information security technologies and associated processes and practices to ensure adequate threat mitigation and security measures are in place.
  • Provide tier 2 and tier 3 support and acts as the CSIRT lead during the investigation of security related incidents; escalates and communicates potential risks and mitigation strategies to all relevant stakeholders to ensure action is taken to address any potential risks.
  • Contribute expert opinion to the definition of major security compliance related incidents to ensure they are raised with the required stakeholders and a resolution is put in place
  • Research and monitor emerging security regulations and trends to ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards, including, regulations to keep up to date on market changes
  • Report on the levels of security compliance risk and control effectiveness and produces risk acceptance documents for dissemination to key stakeholders to ensure awareness of security deficiency.
  • Liaise with all lines of business by participating and representing OLG Information security services and solutions in projects and initiatives and providing leadership, mentoring and guidance to meet business needs and continuously build relations to achieve information security compliance.
  • Oversee the third-party service providers, vendors and operators’ relationships for governance and oversight and provides expert opinion and recommendation regarding information security controls in order to mitigate any risks
  • Promote continuous improvement of the security services through regular self-assessment activities and feedback from OLG management to ensure services remain current and pertinent to OLG.
  • Translate complex security use cases, concepts and governance standards into scenarios and language that all OLG can relate to and understand
  • Develop program compliance metrics and a prioritization framework and guidelines to ensure OLG is following and aligned to standardized monitoring and reporting practices.
  • Promote continuous improvement of the program through regular self-assessment activities, development and enhancement of tools and processes and feedback gathered from OLG management, cross-functional teams and third parties to ensure security programs and initiatives remain current and pertinent to OLG. 
  • Other duties as required to maintain a robust and responsive security program as directed.
  • Promote continuous improvement of the program through regular self-assessment activities, development and enhancement of tools and processes and feedback gathered from OLG management, cross-functional teams and third parties to ensure security programs and initiatives remain current and pertinent to OLG. 
  • Other duties as required to maintain a robust and responsive security program as directed.


Work experience: Minimum five (5) years’ experience in progressively advancing roles within Technology or related function. Minimum of three (3) years’ progressive experience in the development and delivery of enterprise security strategies. Proficient in four (4) of the above primary knowledge competency areas as listed above. 

Education: Post-secondary degree, preferably in an information systems discipline, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Advanced Certification in Security (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Risk Management (CRISC) &/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and/or other security certifications.

Primary knowledge around: Information Security Architecture. Information Security Technologies. Information Security Service Management. Information Security Administration. Information Assurance & Protection. Data Privacy. Computer Forensics & Investigation Methodologies. Digital Forensic Tools & Practices. Penetration Testing. Vulnerabilities Assessment. Firewall Management. Computer, Network and Internet Security. Security Incident Response

Secondary knowledge around: Technology Audit and Control. Information Security Audits

Negotiation and Influence: ability to negotiate and influence effectively while being open to perspectives and maintaining strong relationships

Strategic Thinker: strong strategic and critical thinker with ability to delve into unique challenges and find creative solutions

Collaboration & fun: inclusive and collaborative work style while creating fun and excitement in our work

Integrity and trust: do what’s right and operate with transparency and openness


Part of a Bigger Picture: socially responsible company that gives back all its profits to the province and people of Ontario

Flexible Work Environment: to help balance both work and life

You Matter: family friendly work practices and remote work

Freedom to Innovate: supports new and better ways to be successful

Be your Authentic Self: environment that values diversity as a source of strength

Learning Galore: 24-7 access to robust online learning programs

Public Service Pension Plan: participate in a major defined benefit pension plan sponsored by the Government of Ontario

Variable Pay Program: performance-based incentives to share in our success

Learn about OLG – GAME ON!

OLG’s purpose is to contribute to a better Ontario by delivering great entertainment experiences for our customers. We are a multi-billion-dollar organization with a wide array of business lines including, lottery, land-based casinos, digital lottery and casino, horseracing, and charitable gaming. OLG is amidst a massive transformation focusing on being customer obsessed and bringing our digital business to a whole new level.

The key to our success is our people. Our culture will be grounded in true, positive partnerships that embrace trust, clarity, and openness in all that we do. We are supporting and empowering employees and teams across the organization through greater accountability, leadership development and growth opportunities. OLG is embracing more flexible work options and family friendly work practices including remote work.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential elements of our culture, the cornerstone to our values of respect, integrity, stewardship, and excellence. At OLG, our employees have the space to be themselves and use their perspectives and skills to benefit the people and the Province of Ontario.

While we are re-shaping and growing our business, we are unwavering when it comes to living our purpose, and ensuring our business delivers meaningful benefits for the people of Ontario. OLG’s net profits are reinvested back into the province, contributing to the quality of life for Ontarians.

To learn more about OLG go to our website at

We look forward to hearing from you, interested applicants please apply online by January 4, 2022.

OLG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please contact Human Resources at if you require accommodation at any time throughout the hire process.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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