Strategic IT Security Planning and Protection Consultant

Application deadline
Friday, May 31, 2019
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As an IT Security Planning and Protection Consultant, you will work as an advisor for all security measures necessary to effectively protect a company or client's systems and or assets. You will also develop processes and procedures, which will assist the client to meet industry security standards.

  • Review, analyze, and/or apply an organization’s Information Technology (IT) Security Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
  • Review, analyze, and apply the best practices, national or international computer law and ethics, IT Security architecture, and IT Security Risk Management Methodology/ Provide IT Security strategic planning and advice.
  • Develop vision papers delineating the way ahead to ensure that IT Security and cyber protection are business enablers
  • Conduct business function analysis and business impact assessments
  • Provide strategic assessments on technology trends and emerging technologies
  • Conduct feasibility studies, technology assessments and cost-benefit analyses, and propose system implementation plans for IT Security
  • Develop advanced R&D policy/strategy
  • Collect, collate and prioritize client IT Security and Information Infrastructure Protection requirements
  • Evaluate and assist in the selection of enterprise-wide technology tools
  • Review and prioritize IT Security and Information Infrastructure Protection programs
  • Develop strategic IT Security architecture vision, strategies and designs using the Business Transformation Enablement Program (BTEP) methodology and the Government Strategic Reference Model (GSRM)
  • Develop IT Security programs and service designs using the following GSRM models: Program Logic Model, Program and Service Alignment Model, Service Integration and Accountability Model, State Transition Model, Information Model and Performance Model
  • Develop and deliver training material relevant to the resource category


  • Hold a valid Government of Canada Secret security clearance
  • Able to work in Canada
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience developing a security strategy for an enterprise wide or public sector organization
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience, conducting annual self-assessment for a public sector organization, based on ITSG 33 guidelines.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience developing strategic IT Security architecture vision, strategies and designs, based on ITSG guidelines.
  • Experience developing security controls and compliance reporting frameworks against security requirements.


  • Possess 3 of the following certifications: CAP, CISA, CISSP, CBCP, CPP, GIAC, SBCI, COBIT, CRISC, ITIL
  • University degree relevant to IT Security, OR college diploma relevant to IT Security, OR 4 years in the last 8 of relevant work experience
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