Cyber Security Specialist

Marketers on Demand

Mississauga – ON

We are currently searching for a Cyber Security Specialist to serve as a Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert for our client.
 
If you are an experienced and highly skilled information security professional with demonstrated hands-on experience in design, implementation and operation of system and application protections within ICT and Cloud environments. If you specialize in technical assessments, architecture design and reviews, vulnerability and risk management, deployment strategies and threat analysis, and can combine relevant experience with technical excellence to deliver effective, efficient and value-driven cyber security solutions while supporting ongoing operations, this is the perfect opportunity for you!
 
Overview:

  • Take a proactive leadership approach in maintaining and improving information security across the organization
  • Investigate and develop technical solutions to address security issues and improve organizational security posture
  • Lead the execution of cyber security projects, and participate in security architecture reviews
  • Serve as a top-level escalation contact for technical issues
  • Administer and help operate systems in support of organizational cyber security
  • Assist in deployment and operational support of cyber security systems and processes including managing SIEM service provider and development of weekly performance standard verification reports
  • Coach and mentor colleagues to further develop organizational cyber security capabilities 
  • Mentor staff to expand organizational cybersecurity awareness
  • Perform risk assessments and business impact analysis for new technologies and system implementation
  • Coordinate and participate in incident response activities
  • Participate in development and maintenance of cyber security policies, standards and guidelines
  • Manage relationships with key partners
  • Remain abreast of and offer thought leadership on relevant industry and technology developments and trends with a view to maintaining and enhancing organizational security

Experience / Skills Required:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in relevant sectors coupled with implementation of cyber security services and solutions
  • A relevant industry certification (CISSP with an optional concentration, or a similar relevant recognized industry designation)
  • Deep technical knowledge on IT technology, security technology, security threats and trends
  • Proven experience in successfully applying digital technologies / solutions to a traditional working environment
  • Demonstrated strong skills in supporting cloud infrastructure, networks, operating systems, and applications development processes
  • Strong knowledge of identity management, authentication, and encryption
  • Expertise in industry standards and best practices related to security engineering, network security and application security
  • Knowledge of cyber threat risk assessments (penetration testing, vulnerability analysis, threat modelling, etc.)
  • Expertise in delivering security architecture assessments for yet-to-be-built and existing assets
  • Development of customized security solutions using commercial security countermeasures (IDS/IPS, SIEM, firewalls, email and web content control solutions, etc.)
  • Technical cyber security exercise development and execution; mock audits
  • Procurement language support and development of security-focused procurement specifications for pre-acquisition activities
  • Ability to communicate effectively across different levels of the organization 
  • Experience in working with distributed teams of professionals
  • Experience building and managing vendors and other-party relationships
  • Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Cyber Security or an equivalent combination of formal education and employment experience

Does this sound like you or someone you know in your professional network?

Reach out to our Director of IT & Engineering for more information: ali.isaacs@executivetalentondemand.com

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**Please ONLY apply if you have a Valid Work Permit, PR Status, or Canadian Citizenship. EToD / MoD does not provide any sponsorship for Work Permits or Immigration.**

Have a referral? Get paid up to $1,500 if they’re hired!

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