Information Security Manager

Infrastructure · Toronto, Ontario
Department Infrastructure
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Opportunity 

Mercatus is looking for an Information Security Manager reporting to the VP of Technology. This role involves responsibilities ranging from authoring and enforcing security policies to running vulnerability scans against Mercatus’ Infrastructure. 

In this role, you will collaborate with the Infrastructure and Engineering teams to help build a secure infrastructure. You will be an advocate for sound security measures and standards, while collaborating closely with the Infrastructure and Engineering teams to build a secure infrastructure. 

To succeed in this role, you must be outgoing and have a real passion for Security. This role has a North American focus to start, expanding to include Europe in the future. 


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Continuously improve Mercatus’ security and privacy policies 

  • Support operational efforts including managing and remediating vulnerabilities, incident handling and IDS management 

  • Work with the Engineering teams to implement secure coding practices and standards 

  • Investigation and forensics of security incidents 

  • Participate in corporate risk assessment and PCI audits 

  • Assist in business continuity and DR planning and implementation 

  • Identify security initiatives and standards that protect both the organization, customers and partners as applicable. 

  • Oversee network of vendors and directors who secure the company's assets. 

  • Manage the development and implementation of North American (as applicable Global) security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures. 

  • Ensure security is sustained, maintained and updated. 

  • Develop network access and monitoring policies. 

Skills & Traits:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written 

  • Hands on experience with security tools and software 

  • Understanding of various security standards (eg CIS) 

  • 5+ years of Information Security related experience 


  • CISSP designation or relevant experience will also be considered 

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field such as business or computing.


Who is Mercatus

The grocery industry is in a state of flux. Consumers are embracing technologies, devices and services that make everyday tasks like shopping, cooking and list-making quicker, easier, more fun and more efficient. Mercatus empowers grocers to adopt this change driven by consumer demand, allowing them to grow with the evolving needs of today’s shoppers.  We create and build web and mobile applications exclusively for grocery retailers, helping them to extend their brand’s online presence, offer personalized experiences to their customers, and sell their products on the web. This is all done through one cohesive, enterprise-grade SaaS platform.


The Team

We’re not just helping grocery retailers grow, we’re helping more than 80 team members grow personally and professionally. The best thing about working at Mercatus is the people. We solve challenging problems every day. We’re scaling a company where people can build their work around their life, and not the other way around.

Flexibility and full autonomy mean you’re in the driver’s seat to create a schedule that works for you and your passions. We’re looking for people who will make our culture even better—people who have a desire to collaborate and bring their unique creativity to the table. If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.


Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation & employee stock option plans

  • 100% company paid benefits plan

  • Yearly professional development budget

  • Lifestyle & wellness spending account

  • Employee Referral program

  • Weekly Ritual credits

  • Vibrant, pet-friendly office space in Toronto’s King West neighbourhood

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Mercatus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.


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