Team lead, Security Architect

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

  • Salary : 150 000$ à 165 000$ - Flexible based on experience

  • Job type : Permanent - Full time, Flexible hours, 100% remote work, Hybrid work mode

  • City : Blainville

Company description

Well established for over 20 years and servicing over 50+ countries, our client specializes in providing global information security & data privacy solutions to its customers. A key strength of their company is building and delivering customized Managed Security Services (24/7 monitoring) to meet the security and privacy challenges of any business.

Job description

As the Team Lead, Architecture, you will oversee the Managed Security Services technical team and all projects they undertake, analyze briefs, write progress reports, identify risks, and develop work schedules for MSS architects. You should be able to work with your team and inspire them to reach their goals.

To be successful as a Team Lead, Architecture, you should always be expanding your industry knowledge and be able to quickly identify problems. Outstanding Technical Leads are accountable, trustworthy, and able to build lasting relationships with their teams.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead and determining technical project requirements under the MSS scope (technology architecture practices related to all infrastructures);
  • Identify and manage all technical risks related to MSS projects and form contingency plans based on business objectives;
  • Analyzing existing operations and ensure technical training sessions to promote improvements;
  • Liaising with all departments and team members, management, and clients to ensure projects are completed to technical standard;
  • Lead technical workforce for performing troubleshooting as required;
  • Be the escalation point for Information security architect, Security Analysts, Information Security Specialists and Incident Response Managers in solving security issues, correlation rules and other issues related to technical risks;
  • Lead and define technical security strategies for MSS clients by leading development methodologies, equipment and documentation;
  • Lead and ensure the design of correlation rules based on client security control situation and cyber threat circumstance;
  • Play a significant role to help determine business strategies and requirements with industry trends;
  • Lead architectural 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;
  • Lead innovation activities to help engage staff by creating environments where they can ask questions and voice their concerns;
  • Being transparent with the team about challenges, failures, and successes;
  • Lead the bi-annual global performance process evaluations for the analysts under his responsibility;
  • Act as an authoritative contact for Security Architects;
  • Act as a technical lead for the Security Architects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field;
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in IT Security;
  • Strong leadership and organizational abilities;
  • Mastering of IT Security controls;
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux operating systems (RHEL, CentOS)
  • Mastering 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), DevOps, 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.);
  • Mastering of security frameworks like PCI-DSS or ISO 27001/27002;
  • Resourceful, analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Honesty, integrity and confidentiality required at all times;
  • Critical thinking – show a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and getting work done;
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision;
  • Unix and Linux Administration background.

Work conditions

  • Flexible salary between 150 000$ and 1650 000$ depending on experience;
  • Bonus : 15-20% ;
  • Vacation : 4 weeks + the week between Christmas and New Year's offered to all employees);
  • Group insurance plan 100% paid by the company;
  • Professional environment;
  • Dynamic work setting in new and modern office;
  • Team spirit and dedication to service excellence;
  • Sense of belonging to a global, brand-name organization.
Note : The masculine is used to lighten the text without prejudice to the feminine form.

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