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Security and Compliance Lead, CISO, Google Cloud



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Toronto, ON, Canada; Ottawa, ON, Canada.


Minimum qualifications:

  • 7 years of experience in program management, managing projects with cross-functional teams.
  • 5 years of experience in cloud computing emerging technologies or related technical fields.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Risk Management, Auditing, a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 8 years of experience in Cybersecurity, Engineering Program Management, Cybersecurity Risk Management, Compliance, or a related role.
  • Experience translating regulatory requirements into operational and technical control objectives.
  • Ability to drive complex programs across business and engineering teams with collaboration and leadership.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate complex issues to any stakeholder level.

About the job

The Google Cloud CISO team is the integrated risk, security, compliance and privacy team. The Google Cybersecurity Action Team is a security advisory team and has a singular mission of supporting the security and digital transformation of governments, critical infrastructure, enterprises, and small business.

As a Security and Compliance Lead in Canada you will work cross-functionally to oversee, manage, and drive mitigation for risks and compliance objectives for regulated industries. You'll have a direct impact on Google Cloud business, as it supports cross-functional teams to unlock business for entire industries. You will ensure the business achieves its goals consistent with the law and the company’s expectations.

You will enable the wide-scale adoption of Google Cloud by the enterprises and public sector organizations in a secured and compliant fashion. You will establish Google Cloud as an effective partner for security transformation in Canada, by positioning and delivering security and compliance capabilities that are a differentiator, and by demonstrating the opportunity for operational risk reduction in key industries and geographies.

A government of Canada security screening, issued by the Public Services and Procurement Canada's Contract Security Program is a requirement for this position. The level of security screening required (i.e., Reliability status, Secret, etc.) must meet Google's current business needs and may change during employment. To the extent possible, Google will assist in the transfer of a valid security screening. Google will also support the application for a security screening in the event the selected candidates does not currently hold a valid security screening.

Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.


  • Engage with customer security, risk, and compliance functions to help them navigate the journey to cloud usage.
  • Influence the direction of Google Cloud security and compliance, and help support the wider community of Google Cloud security and compliance professionals.
  • Manage, coordinate, and facilitate security and compliance programs to ensure that Google Cloud meets regulatory and contractual requirements and compliance risks are managed.
  • Draft and promote cloud solutions specific to the public sector and/or local market .
  • Travel to customer sites, conferences, and other related events as needed, with potential for international travel.

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We welcome and encourage people who are expecting and/or parents-to-be to apply to this or any other role at Google.

Google is a global company and, in order to facilitate efficient collaboration and communication globally, English proficiency is a requirement for all roles.