Security Architect

Company name: Thorens Solutions – Headhunters
  • Activity area : Technologies

  • Salary : Salary depending on experience

  • Job type : Permanent - Full time, Occasional remote work

  • City : Blainville

Company description

With a presence worldwide, our client is a leader in the Cyber-security industry covering more than 50 countries.  The key strength of the company is that they build and deliver customized Managed Security Services (24/7 monitoring) and Professional Services to meet the security and privacy challenges of any business.

For more details on the company and the position, contact Cathy Savard.
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Job description

The role of the Security Architect is to work with the Managed Security Services team to secure client’s information. He is mainly responsible for determining security requirements, planning onboarding activities and implementing MSS solutions.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Be part of the onboarding of new clients by defining security strategy, writing up processes to implement correlation rules and onboarding tasks, following up deployment and insuring quality of communication during onboarding process;

Answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members.

Be an escalation point for Information Security Analysts, Information Security Specialists and Incident Response Managers to assist in solving security issues, correlation rules creation/update and other issues related to log ingestion and SOC monitoring.

Design and update correlation rules based on client security control situation and cyber threat circumstance and create and maintain correlation guideline and review process.

-  Determine security requirements by researching information security frameworks; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; preparing effort estimates.

Define security strategies for the clients; preparing preventive and reactive measures; completing documentation.

Be part of a senior team leading MSS technical changes aiming at enhancing our services.


University degree in Computer Science;

A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in IT Security;

Excellent understanding of IT Security controls;

Excellent knowledge of Linux operating systems (RHEL, CentOS)

Good experience with TCP/IP protocol and low-level network troubleshooting (VPN/IPSEC, etc.)

Experience in Cloud computing technology including core services, compute and storage,database, Application Programming Interface (API), Microsoft 365, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), etc.

Experience with on-premise to Cloud migrations or IT transformations.

Experience architecting and operating solutions built on Amazon or Azure platforms

Experience with different elements ensuring network security (firewalls, proxies, etc.)

Understanding of security frameworks like PCI-DSS or ISO 27001/27002

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and French

Strong ability to learn, use and master new, unfamiliar technologies

CISSP or equivalent certification an asset

Work conditions


Salary based on experience

Group insurance plan


Professional environment in cutting-edge technology

Hybrid telework

Note : The masculine is used to lighten the text without prejudice to the feminine form.

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