Security architect

Company name: Thorens Solutions – Headhunters
  • Activity area : Consulting Engineering / Engineering

  • Salary : Salary from $100,000 to $150,000

  • Job type : Permanent - Full time

  • City : Montreal

Company description

Present worldwide, our customer is a leader in the Cybersecurity industry covering more than 50 countries. The company's main strength is that it creates and provides customized managed security services (24-hour surveillance 24/7) and professional services to meet the security and privacy challenges security and confidentiality challenges.

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 Systems Security Inc 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;
  • Enhance security team accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions; 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 evaluating business strategies and requirements; 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 Systems Security Inc clients by specifying intrusion detection methodologies and equipment; directing equipment and software installation and calibration; preparing preventive and reactive measures; completing documentation.
  • Maintain security monitoring strategy of Systems Security Inc customers by conducting regular customer reviews aimed at aligning our security services/monitoring with customer’s constant evolving security challenges.
  • Prepare system security report templates by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Leads technology architecture practices related to Cloud infrastructures.
  • Be part of both customer and internal support in order to identify and solve complex problems related to MSS service support globally.
  • Update job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • 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.

Work conditions

  • Position full-time, permanent;
  • Salary 100,000 to $150,000;
  • Insurance.
Note : The masculine is used to lighten the text without prejudice to the feminine form.

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