Recruiter : Nishar Ahamed
Our class leading Energy client is looking for a Senior Cyber Security Architect to join their team for a one year contract position in their downtown Calgary office.
Job Responsibilities / Description :
Provide expert security consulting within a complex, fast and ever-changing, IT environment with the goal to enable security-by-design
Facilitate and support threat modelling exercises, architecture review and attack scenario analyses
Support the creation of cyber security reference architecture and other security artifacts for multiple systems including IAM, cloud, system hardening, software security and continuous security monitoring
Provide tactical and strategic direction as well as detailed remediation guidance to help projects and solution architects achieve acceptable security postures
Ensure risk considerations are addressed at each stage of the system development life cycle (covering agile mode as well)
Assist with improving the our cyber security practices, including the continuous enhancement of existing methodology and reporting formats, as well as technical security assessment processes.
Research cutting edge security topics and represent the team on architectural assurance committees, including the solution review board (SRB)
Skills REQUIRED :
5+ years of cyber security experience with at least 3+ years’ experience developing and implementing security architecture and solutions within the software security and / or infrastructure security domain
Minimum of 2 years of threat modelling experience and architectural risk assessment
Hands-on, in-depth understanding of the architecture of infrastructure components, applications and related technologies (Web applications, mobile technology, identity and access management, cloud system components)
Extensive experience assessing risks and analyzing web and infrastructure vulnerabilities
Good understanding of software development processes, integration of security assessments into the security development life cycle (SDLC), and OWASP guidelines for application security
Self-starter with drive and determination to succeed
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with report writing experience
Skills RECOMMENDED :
Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively and tactfully with both business-oriented executives and technology-oriented personnel
Strong Linux, windows and cloud security skills
Experience with ethical hacking and intrusion prevention
Knowledge of prevalent operational security tactics and techniques (vulnerability exploits and countermeasures, remote access trojans and related persistence techniques, social engineering, etc.)
Interaction with multiple teams (IT architecture, Operations, application development, etc)
Ability to identify systemic security issues based on the analysis of vulnerability and configuration data.
Ability to share meaningful insights about the context of an organization’s threat environment that improve its risk management posture.
Other skills deemed necessary for team or project compatibility :
Excellent time management, organizational and prioritization skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
Excellent interpersonal skills
Participating in sprint review or retrospective meetings
Education / Certification Requirements
A completed post-secondary education with emphasis on computer science, electronics, information technology, cyber security or related discipline plus 5+ years of experience or 7+ years of combined training and working experience
CISSP and one or more of the following security certificates will be a plus : CISSP-ISSAP, CISA, CRISC, SABSA, CSSLP, GPEN, OSCP, and Cloud Solution Architect or Security Specialty (AWS, Azure, GCP).
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