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Cloud Security Architecture Specialist

Employer
Alltech Consulting Services, Inc.
Location
Montreal
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Sector
IT
Job Role
Cloud Security
Job Type
Permanent

Only local to Canada are eligible

Level 4
Job Description:


Years Of experience : 7+

We are currently undergoing a transformation as we look to move more workloads to the public cloud and modernize our information technology stack. This is a unique opportunity to grow with a world class organization as the industry undergoes a technology revolution. This position will be part of the Cloud Security Design (CSD) and is part of the Technology & Operations Risk (TOR) organization. The mission of the CSD team is to conduct comprehensive security evaluations and provide architectural/design guidance for current and emerging cloud technologies to be used in the Firm. This highly leveraged internal position within Company's IT Security organization has excellent growth potential. The CSD team works with IT groups on a global basis to ensure that IT projects are executed using secure and approved patterns. This role requires hands–on experience in cloud, application and/or infrastructure security, technology risk management in a highly regulated environment as well as great organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills. Note: Prior cloud experience is not required for this position. Although beneficial, we are foremost interested in acquiring strong security talent.


Specific role responsibilities include:
– Provide security expertise to engineering and development teams, acting as a project team member providing consulting advise ensuring security requirements are integrated in the project.
– Provide specific security expertise to engineering teams by identifying and creating patterns and blueprints for repeatable security, infrastructure, and application instantiations. Blueprints and patterns may address such areas as network design, database access, authentication methods, encryption requirements, key management, entitlement design, identity management, logging, input validation, secure data transfer, among others. This involves liaising with other technology subject matter experts to build consensus, outlining areas of improvement in written form, and explaining concerns early on identify areas of risk on projects where security requirements cannot be fully addressed in the required time frame of the project.
– Document and present those risks to senior business, IT and Security team members.
– Help identify areas of security the firm might want to invest in improve IT security.
– Product security case reports to document and highlight specific risks along with potential mitigations.


Top Three Skills:
– Strong Information Security Background with strong experience in risk assessments and security architecture design and reviews
– Ability to influence and engage with senior management.
– Ability to write documentation for all types of audiences, from very specific technical guides to higher level research on technologies and vendors.


Required Skills:
– 5 to 8 years of information security experience
– Excellent communication / interpersonal skills to be able to interact at all levels & be effective as part of a broader team, capable of taking broad objectives and create and execute a concrete plan.
– Ability to manage expectations and handle high–pressure situations with tight deadlines.
– Experience in an information security (application and/or infrastructure) role in an enterprise environment.
– Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and demands.
– Ability to work independently and self–motivate.
– Demonstrated ability to see through sales pitches to find inconsistencies and omissions to quickly identify the most effective areas to look for controls gap, and the technical ability to follow through.


Skills Desired:
– Excellent Amazon AWS skillset with hands–on experience.
– Experience with technologies for protecting data at rest and in transit along with key proper management practices.
– Experience with PKIo
– Experience with Modern Authentication Technologies

Cloud Security Architecture Specialist

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