REQ-841 Senior Security Architect (Open)
City : Toronto
Category : Full time
Industry : Financial Services
Employer : Interac
Senior Security Architect
In this role, you will lead the Information Security Architecture team. You will be responsible for the overall InfoSec architecture and developing and maintain the related strategy. You will partner with the AVP of Enterprise Architecture to ensure information security requirements are embedded across all platforms, products, and initiatives.
You will act as people leader for the Information Security Architects to support their development, growth and performance and may also act as a delegate for the CISO on strategic and team matters as appropriate.
You're great at...
Overall accountability for the enterprise-level technical security solution architecture, working across multiple technical and business functions
Oversee the development of risk-driven enterprise information security architectures in support of business initiatives
Evaluate proposed security architectures and designs to determine the adequacy of security design and architecture and alignment to the overall strategy
Support the execution of the Enterprise Architecture Framework;
Develop threat-modelling and security requirements for multi-cloud and on-premise environments
Review documented architectural patterns and all other key artifacts for implementing security controls for solutions hosted in the multi-cloud and on-premises platforms and those that support the cyber security program
Ensure team has and maintains the depth and breadth of knowledge across all domains: identity and access management, network, infrastructure and application security, end-point detection and response, and cryptography
Track developments and changes in the cyber threat landscape to ensure adequately countermeasures are present in security strategy plans and architectural patterns
Develop and direct the execution of the information security strategy by leveraging substantial technical and business acumen
Primary accountability for the financial and operating performance of the team
Provide direct/holistic impact on achievement of operational, financial, and/or innovation objectives
Ensures strong adoption of industry-based security architecture frameworks, e.g. SABSA, TOGAF
Provide technical security requirements and influences new developments to ensure system and product security and alignment with business priorities
Oversee the designs of new data protection schemes, including encryption scheme
Who are you?
Undergraduate degree/diploma in computing disciplines, information systems, Information Security or relevant work experience
10 years of Information Security architecture experience
Must be eligible to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a Full Time Capacity
5+ years of demonstrated people leadership of high performing architectural teams
5+ years of experience in the Payments industry highly preferred
- International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27000/2/017/018 and NIST CSF
- Privacy Principles (best practices)
SANS training courses are desirable
GIAC or CISSP certifications are desirable
SABSA and/or TOGAF is an asset/nice to have
Full-stack knowledge of IT layers:
- Operating systems (Windows and Linux)
- IP networks (WAN, LAN)
Backup networks and media
Strong people leadership and experience leading mature and high performing technical roles
Focused on relationship-building and partnerships across the entire organization
Recognized for their subject matter expertise in the Information Security landscape
How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:
Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.
Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.
Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.
Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you