Cloud Security Architect

Cloud Security Architect

Category: Architecture
City: Montréal, Toronto, Ottawa, Canada
Position ID: J1119-0510
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

As a member of CGI’s global security team, the candidate will play an integral role in providing support for the cloud initiatives, processes, procedures, standards and tools. The candidate will work within a multi-disciplinary Enterprise Security Architecture team to support business units and corporate functions to assess, develop and implement solutions aligned with CGI security policies, strategy and requirements.
Location: Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Provide guidance on cloud security architecture, practices & solutions to help business units to build & deliver solutions that meet CGI security requirements;
• Recommend security processes and procedures, plans, priorities and investments needed for improvements to CGI cloud security controls;
• Develop and maintain cloud security architecture artifacts (e.g., models, templates, standards) that can be used to integrate CGI security requirements in projects & operations;
• Provide oversight, support and orientation to ensure security is integrated throughout the delivery lifecycle of Corporate projects;
• Support the development and maintenance of CGI’s security architecture framework and processes;
• Participate in the design and operational effectiveness testing of cloud security controls and countermeasures used to protect CGI applications, services and solutions;
• Remain current on cloud security technologies, tools and services and make recommendations for their use based on security, financial and operational criteria;

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Proven experience in AWS, Azure, and Industry best practices for cloud security and architecture;
• Demonstrated experience in developing Cloud-based solutions for Azure, AWS, and other Cloud Service Providers (CSP), including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS environments. Design and development of templates, automation, blueprints, and implementation of reference architecture;
• Expert knowledge of security controls and countermeasures (defense in depth) including practical experience implementing identity management, cyber-security and IT security processes / solutions in cloud environments;
• Excellent knowledge of application development methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Dev Ops) and the processes and practices used to secure them;
• Experience with methodologies to conduct threat / risk modeling on new applications and services;
• Experienced with security and risk control frameworks related to cloud, including CSA, CIS, NIST, etc.;
• Strong leadership and facilitation skills with an ability to build relationships with stakeholders;
• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills;
• Highly self-motivated, self-directed and attentive to detail;
• A University degree plus at least 5 years' experience with cloud architectures and security;

Desired qualifications:
• Experience with hands-on AWS and Azure cloud environments;
• Experience with Cloud-based security and management tools (CSP native tools and third party tools);
• Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to cloud security and the protection of personal information and client data;
• Relevant industry certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification, Cloud certifications in AWS and Azure, CCSP (Cloud Certified Security Professional);


What you can expect from us:

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