IT Security Design Specialist / Security Architect

Application deadline
Friday, February 22, 2019
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Tasks and Activities
  • Work in partnership with all stakeholders to identify technical architecture, challenges, risks, and recommendations for various ISED initiatives.
  • Review business requirements to develop tailored security control requirements;
  • Review, analyze, and identify significance and implications of market/ technology trends in order to apply them within architecture roadmaps and solution designs. (examples: Identify Management, APIs, Cloud, Blockchain, Ai);
  • Review, analyze, and/or apply best practices and standards related to the concept of network zoning and defense in-depth principles;
  • Prepare reports such as current vs future state assessments, requirement analysis, options analysis, technical architecture documents,
  • Participation in related IT Security meetings, discussions and presentations to stakeholders or senior
  • management;
  • Provide security architecture design and engineering support;
  • Develop and deliver training material relevant to the resource category;
  • Design and maintain cybersecurity architecture of enterprise systems environment on premise and in the cloud;
  • Review and verification of new third-party vendors with respect to their information security policies and procedures, including administration of all third-party contracts which require security controls;
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and maintaining of enterprise security event monitoring and programs and processes;
  • Assist in defining the Information Security Strategy and Plan for the organization in collaboration with the Chief Information Officer and other stakeholders;
  • Assist as necessary in both internal and external cybersecurity audits, assessments and evaluations;
  • Maintain and update all security training documents;
  • Provide updates/status reporting to project team management as required.
Skills and Experience
  • You must hold a valid Government of Canada Secret security clearance.
  • You must be legally able to work in Canada.
  • You must have an advanced university degree or post-secondary diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science.
  • You have demonstrated professional work experience designing, developing and maintaining cybersecurity architecture(s).
  • You have demonstrated professional work experience performing cybersecurity audits and tests on systems and applications to ensure the cybersecurity architectural framework is maintained.
  • You have one or more of the following certifications:
    • CISSP-ISSAP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional – Information Systems Security Architecture Professional)
    • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
    • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)
    • CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control)
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