IT Security Architect

Location: Ottawa, Canada Location: Application deadline: 28 February 2022 Reference number: 1144
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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 700 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

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If you have any questions before submitting an application, please get in touch – we are always happy to tell you more.

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We are looking for an IT Security Architect to work in the city of Ottawa, Canada.

The key person will help to improve the financial organizations overall IT security by analyzing, designing, and developing the architecture of various IT software, networks and databases used throughout the company. Your role is to ensure that they are consistent with the organization’s structure and current and future needs, as well as the compatibility of the integration of new elements with the existing architecture.

In this role you will be working in cross-functional team of experts known for supporting infrastructure and business projects from the organization’s perspective, capitalizing on the architecture targets and foundations in place. They are currently working on several key programmes to reshape the whole organizations IT Infrastructure to bring it up to the latest standards in cyber security and IT Governance.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Designing, building, testing, and implementing security systems within the IT network.
  • Defining security requirements for project deliveries, ensuring these are accepted by the business and ensuring that projects go live with security controls in place.
  • Defining the security milestones for the project and ensure these are captured on the project’s plan
  • Authoring security architectural reference material, design documentation.
  • Approving design documentation authored by the technical domain or vendors, ensuring security requirements are met and traceable.
  • Ensuring IT efficiency by analyzing, designing, and evolving technological infrastructures and making them secure (computer software, Web applications, software, networks, databases, etc.).
  • Ensuring that they are consistent with the organization’s current and future structure and needs, and that the integration of new elements is compatible with the existing architecture.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Ability to analyze, design and evolve technological infrastructures and make them secure (computer software, Web applications, software, networks, databases, etc.).
  • Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance, and reliability.
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorisation, and security.
  • Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions.
  • Experience implementing multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies.
  • Ability to interact with a broad cross-section of personnel to explain and enforce security measures.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as business acumen and a commercial outlook.

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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 700 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

Want to know more?

If you have any questions before submitting an application, please get in touch – we are always happy to tell you more.

Contact our Recruitment team

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