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Cyber Security Lead

Montréal (Quebec), Canada
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Job Description

Schneider Electric has a challenging opportunity for a passionate individual to assume the role of ‘Cyber Security Lead’ in our Montreal office in QC.

Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 135,000+ employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.  


Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. 


What do you get to do in this position? 

The Building Business of Schneider Electric provides Intelligent building management solutions to help Customers create a productive and comfortable environment for its occupants, reduce energy consumption and run building operations efficiently.

We are looking for a Cyber Security Lead to join our team with experience in IT/OT security and product development. The CS lead will lead the overall cyber security mission and work with a virtual team of Security Advisors, System Architects and CS testers to drive process evolution and implementation of our secure product/system offering. You need to be creative and responsible while leading the organization to excel in cyber security practices. You’re excited about designing and implementing secure solutions while also engaging individual customers in understanding their needs and expectations.

The system architecture targeting the commercial building space covers a complete technology stack ranging from sensors, controllers, edge platform, cloud services to mobile apps.


  • Ensure that the products from the Building Business of Schneider Electric meet the customer expectations, are compliant with worldwide regulations and are comparable to competitors offers in order to maintain business continuity.

  • Monitor cybersecurity standards and regulations worldwide, influence to align with Schneider direction, prepare the business for compliance in adequate time and ensure documented compliance of offers.

  • Deployment and enforcement of a Secure Development Lifecyle program.

  • Support development projects and conduct a final cybersecurity review on each product release with authority to hold release if security targets are not meet.

  • Drive cybersecurity certification of system offers, product and development groups.

  • Prepare offers across for Data Privacy compliance by the Schneider data Privacy officer.

  • Manage vulnerabilities and incidents for released products to ensure swift resolution of issues.

  • Collaborate with Schneider Digital on the implementation of Digital offers, protection of development sites and source code.

  • Improve the cybersecurity reputation of Schneider Electric and ability to interact with customers on cybersecurity issues.

  • Lead cybersecurity assessments of partners and technology providers.


We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position 



(Desired) Certifications
  • CSSLP – Secure Development process certification.

  • IEC62443 certified expert.

  • CEH, CISSP, CCSP – technical certifications.

  • ISO/IEC27001 lead auditor


(Desired) Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or Cyber Security

  • 5+ years in cybersecurity work, essential that 3 years have been with an organization developing and selling HW + SW offers.

  • Experience in international organization, leading international teams and leadership by influence.


Schneider Electric offers a robust benefits package to support our employees such as flexible work arrangements, paid family leave, 401(k) + match, and more. Click here to find out more about working with us: http://se.com/us/careers


We seek out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. We’re recognized around the world for welcoming people as they are. We create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.  See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric.  



Let us learn about you! Apply today. 


You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled. 


It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. 


Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such. 


Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.




Schedule: Full-time
Req: 00657N
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