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AWS Cloud Security & Privacy (contract, from home)

Rate $Contract Hourly per hour
Location Toronto, ON Canada
Mississauga, ON Canada
Markham, ON Canada (From home)
Type of project IT & Software Software Architecture
Duration Contract Hourly hours
Education required College/University
Years of experience more than 5
Area of Specialization Computer Sciences
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Toronto ONMississauga ONMarkham ON
Startup Frame of Mind

Do you want to be part of an exciting, dynamic startup culture that's trying to create new products and tools? Over the next 6 months, we're planning on launching exciting new products into the market. We're looking to grow and need strong talent to help us get there. Hopefully, that's you.


Define end-to-end Cyber Security solutions that take into account the security architecture strategies to address current state environments and constraints for organizations of various sizes and verticals. Analyze the viability of the solution to meet product timelines, budget, and quality
Present solutions to the leadership team as well as the client stakeholders, both business and technical, as needed
Collaborate with InfoSec teams, translating higher-level architectures into meaningful tactical plans that address full-stack security requirements, implementation needs and ongoing operational compliance
Align standards, frameworks, and security controls with overall business and technology strategy
Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats
Design and implement security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge
Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cybersecurity requirements
Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
Review current system security measures; recommend and implement enhancements
Answer technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; recommend improved processes and provide mentoring to team members.

Prepares system security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
Partner with subject matter experts both within and outside the organization to properly implement security solutions that provide the necessary confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems and data
Design, develop and lead PoCs in collaboration with the professional and managed services teams to evaluate new technologies, tools and solutions
Manage the Security Services portfolio in terms of technology currency, business agility, technology evolution, business fit, opportunities to improve efficiencies and TCO

Achieve Professional Services margin objectives by ensuring the following:
Ensure awareness and execution within a technical organization of partner margin-enhancing programs as it relates to cybersecurity solutions
Serve as an initial escalation point for technology-related pre-sales issues relating to cybersecurity solutions portfolio
Partner with the sales team to proactively develop plans for professional and managed services with strategic accounts as it relates to cybersecurity solutions

Experience with IT Compliance and Audit Standards - ISO 27000 series, SOC and SSAE
Experience with Data Protection and Data Privacy - PIPEDA, GDPR, Privacy Assessments
Managed Information Security Policy and Regulatory Compliance implementation
Governance and Compliance experience
Strong understanding of information technology security controls
Experience in Enterprise Risk Management frameworks
Experience leading and managing IT Risk, Governance, Security and Audit framework
Experience with computer security procedures and protocols and experience with Security Information Event Management tools (SIEM), Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Next-Gen Firewalls, Network Behavior Analysis tools, Endpoint Detection and Response products, and Network Detection and Response products
Experience with Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Cloud technologies (Aws, Azure, GCP) in the implementation of Cloud-based security controls.
Experience with vulnerability management and penetration testing systems, tools, practices, and procedures
Solutions Design experience - developing documentation, estimates, BoMs, proposals, and high-level designs
Consultancy and Project Management experience – Build and develop strong peer-to-peer relationships with our Sales and PS teams. Drive the documentation and adoption of agreed standards within our deployments.
Business acumen - You are able to assist customers and sales teams in the identification of business requirements and use-cases and the positioning of the solutions to meet business objectives and budgets. The ability to articulate and align the business value cybersecurity can deliver to the customer is essential.

Act as a trusted adviser to customers through building knowledge of their environments
Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills including demonstrated experience presenting technology recommendations from a business perspective
Understanding of the industry, market, customers, competitors, suppliers, partners and capabilities of the cybersecurity market
Ability to travel an average of 25% of the time

8 years of solution architecture experience implementing solutions on large projects with a solid understanding of data, security, resilient systems design, integration and solution development via project implementations.
5+ years required of a progressively successful career progression in cybersecurity-related technologies
5+ years of success in consultative/complex technical sales and deployment projects and where necessary, managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects
Previous success in sales and relationship-building roles
Experience in working with strategic partners is a must
Must be able to present to large audiences at our customer events and be recognized as a technology leader
Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience with program/projects involving complex integration of technologies/platforms across functional technical teams.
Ability to quickly evaluate options, make decisions and execute within an intense technology environment with multiple stakeholders.

BA/BS in Information Security, or a related field in combination with experience
Accreditation – Attain and maintain relevant accreditation(s) in one or more of the key areas

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)
Nice to Have

TOGAF®9 Certification
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The contract associate may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

-August 6, 2020


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