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Senior Network Engineering & Cyber Security Specialist ( Remote/ Onsite/ Hybrid- Flexible)

Toronto, ON, Canada

Job Type:

Full Time

About Spinrite

Spinrite is an inspiration and education-driven crafts company in the North American market. Bernat, Red Heart, Caron,  Coats & Clark and Yarnspirations are our key brands,  supporting brick and mortar and e-commerce sales channels. Our products are available at leading retailers such as Walmart, Amazon, Jo-Ann Stores and Michaels. We take pride in what we do and are passionate about inspiring creativity for our consumers. Recently, we have grown significantly. In early 2019, we purchased Coats & Clark, which essentially doubled the size of our company. Moving to the future, our vision is to the world’s largest inspiration-driven company for makers all over the world.

About the Role

Reporting to the VP of IT, the Senior Network Engineering & Cyber Security Specialist will be responsible for the Global Network infrastructure and Cyber Security. This will include all WAN, LAN, Wireless, Switching, Routing, Firewalls, Network and Cyber Security, IDS/IPS, Vulnerability Scanning, MDR/EDR, SOC, SIEM, Telco, and end point connections. In our small IT Team, the ideal candidate will be comfortable wearing multiple hats and delivering on multiple responsibilities. This role will collaborate closely with the entire IT team on all network and security-related infrastructure while also providing level 2 and 3 support to our users. ( One Position- role posted in USA as well) 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Daily Network and Cyber Security monitoring and response.

  • Review and update the existing network and infrastructure as required for reliability, performance, compliance, security, and best practices.

  • Analyze business requirements to develop technical network and cyber security solutions and their framework.

  • Follow and contribute to the companies Cyber Security policies and governance.

  • Write functional requirements/specifications documents.

  • Participate and contribute to the IT budgeting process for all network and cyber security related equipment, services, and projects.

  • Develop test plans, implementation plans, and project timelines for various projects.

  • Manage technology vendors and assess vendor development/test strategies.

  • Stay abreast of how technology infrastructures are currently impacting and driving competitors.

  • Proactively develop, maintain, and convert technical knowledge related to Network architecture and technologies like security, performance, and best practices.

  • No specific responsibility for the health and safety of others, beyond following standard defined health and safety procedures and reporting any observed workplace hazards.

  • Perform other duties as required


  • 5+ years of Networking, Cyber Security, and related technologies experience, ideally in a multi-location international company with manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, and eCommerce.

  • Working on a small IT team where everyone has multiple responsibilities.

  • Experience with DR, BCP, ID development, documentation, and implementation.

  • 3+ years of managing a hybrid cloud environment.

  • Project Management Experience- with the ability to coordinate, supervise and manage teams

  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Must have experience with Cisco, Azure, Cyber Security, SOC, SIEM, MDR/EDR and any certifications will be a plus.

  • Prior experience with international organizations and related compliance and regulatory requirements.

  • Experience with merger and acquisition activities resulting in assessing, consolidating and sunsetting various technologies and systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to work remote from the end points and still be highly effective in deploying, managing, and supporting the organization.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, technology, engineering, business or related field, or comparable work experience

Spinrite is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and applicable state law. If you need assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at 519-291-3780 and ask to be directed to HR.

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