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Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Security Engineer to join our team. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring that Kijiji implements best practices to safeguard sensitive user data, proactively address evolving cybersecurity threats, and ensure legal and InfoSec compliance. 

What you'll do:

  • Design, implement, and manage compliant security measures to protect Kijiji's digital assets and sensitive user information.

  • Conduct frequent security assessments across our systems to identify vulnerabilities and proactively address potential security risks.

  • Lead security incident response efforts in the event of a security incident, coordinating the effort, ensuring urgent resolution and minimal impact on operations.

  • Assess security implications associated with the adoption of new technologies within the Kijiji ecosystem, and provide a recommended plan towards security.

  • Collaborate with teams across Kijiji to promote a culture of security awareness.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.

  • Proven experience as a Security Engineer, with a focus on implementing and managing security measures in a large-scale cloud environment.

  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity principles, practices, and technologies.

  • Familiarity with legal and information security requirements related to data protection.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.


Life at Adevinta comes with its perks! Our Adevintans enjoy the following benefits:

  • An attractive Base Salary.
  • Participation in our Short Term Incentive plan (annual bonus).
  • An excellent Equity program. This role plays a key part to the success of the organisation and therefore you will receive a piece of Adevinta every 6 months.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with a match from Adevinta.
  • Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
  • Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.

On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!

Company Description

Kijiji is the #1 online classifieds site in Canada and one of Canada's top 10 most-visited digital sites. We reach nearly half of Canadian internet users monthly. We're a leader in helping users find and trade goods and services in their communities, including Autos, Real Estate and Jobs. We're proud of our engaged, results-oriented and collaborative team and were recently named one of the top Toronto Tech Employer Brands.

Kijiji is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 14 countries.

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.


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Senior Security Engineer | Adevinta