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Security Architect (Enterprise Cloud)

Department name: Information Technology
Business unit: TOPS
Position ID: J1121-2524

A little about us

What we do at Shaw matters - in a world where being connected has never been more critical, we bring the best wireline and wireless technology and solutions together to create exceptional customer experiences. Every day we help millions of Canadians live their best-connected lives through the strength, capacity and combined power of our Fast LTE and Fibre+ networks.

At Shaw we say we’re brighter together, and we believe it’s the diverse mix of brilliant people here that really makes us shine. When you join our team, you’ll see we are so much more than just a company. Shaw connects you with limitless opportunity, an incredible culture, career development and a great benefits package. We are a friendly, collaborative group, and we have a lot of fun finding new ways to delight our customers.

Come dream bigger and brighter with Shaw.

The role

As a Security Architect, you are required to be a self-directed, astute security professional supporting project and operational teams in their efforts to implement secured solutions and products. You will be involved in planning, design, implementation and operational transition of security technologies and solutions that introduce new and extended security capabilities across the organization. This role reports to the Manager, Security Architecture.

A typical day

• Perform security architecture reviews and consulting on solutions across the enterprise. Work with solution architects to provide security architecture solutioning.
• Participate in the design and delivery of infrastructure projects consisting of new security solutions and technological upgrades for a wide range of business needs.
• Develop roadmaps, blueprints, standards, and strategic architecture to ensure security solutions meet current and future needs/ requirements of the business.
• Provide Security Architecture designs and oversight for systems and projects and define solution level Security Architecture such as IAM, Cloud Security, Network Security solution, Endpoint Security solutions etc.
• Build and maintain relationships with people at various levels to communicate security values to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
• Perform security threat modelling for products and platforms.
• Produce documentation of Security architecture artifacts, including diagrams, flow diagrams and guardrails to assist operational teams.

Your skills/experience

• Over 7 years of cyber security experience, including over 3 years in a security architecture role, or similar
• One or more certification in the following areas (or equivalent) would be considered an asset: CISSP, CISM, ISSAP, CRISC, SABSA, CCSP
• Familiarity with one or more of the following security architecture standards is an asset: SABSA, TOGAF, NIST, ISO 27002
• Ability to assess and document detailed Security Architectural Designs and other relevant architectural artifacts.
• Experience working in an enterprise with diverse organizations, teams, practices, and technologies.
• Have strong analytical skills and deep security subject matter expertise across various platforms including non-security focused technologies.
• Experience building and maintaining Security documentation packages.
• Demonstrated experience in designing architectures to meet security and compliance requirements.
• Experience in public cloud security architecture including AWS and Azure.
• Strong platform knowledge within the security environment which include implementation, capacity planning, and systems integration.
• Diverse understanding of security architecture and design best practices, processes, and concepts
• Hands on experience and aptitude with diverse security technologies.
• Experience presenting Security technical and compliance material to both technical and non-technical audience.
• Working knowledge of common and industry standard modern authentication mechanisms (OAuth, OpenID, etc.)
• Working knowledge of APIs best practices and orchestration for cloud-based services

Other details

• This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check
• As a condition of employment, all new employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination with a federally approved COVID-19 vaccine (or proof of a valid exemption)
• The successful applicant will be hired in any Shaw or Freedom location and will not be required to relocate for this role.

Posting closing date: December 17, 2021

At Shaw, we believe diversity and inclusion are integral to the continued growth and success of our entire company. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our Company’s culture and creates a sense of belonging where people feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work. This in turn promotes innovation through harnessing the variety of experiences, thoughts, and perspectives our employees have to offer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age, or any other identifying characteristic.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.