Security Solutions Architect

Security Solutions Architect

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Ottawa, Ontario

Accounting & Finance




Join a top employer and advance your career. Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with Aplin to hire a Security Solutions Architect based in Ottawa. This is a 2-year contract with a possible 1-year extension.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of technical experience in information security, software development, data engineering, and platform engineering
  • Demonstrated a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in security best practices and common and emerging security threats
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, Azure Fundamentals, Security +, CCSA, CISA, GCCC, GCED or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in any of the following areas: Application Security, DevSecOps, Secure Code Development, Threat Assessments & Modeling, IT Security Standards, Vulnerability Management, Security Monitoring, Risk Assessment
  • Demonstrated software design and implementation knowledge
  • Demonstrated knowledge with Azure, application security and infrastructure security
  • Demonstrated ability to understand risk-based prioritization decisions, business risk, and offer complex business/risk trade-off recommendations and decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and oversee the remediation of security vulnerabilities
  • Demonstrated experience in the deployment, integration and management of firewalls, intrusion detection systems and anti-malware
  • Demonstrated experience with the design and deployment of services/applications in the cloud
  • Demonstrated understanding with COTS applications and/or implementing cloud-based solutions
  • Assist with creation of a software application and development security framework for the client’s data engineers and the analytics workspace (internal data development platform)
  • Provide application security information to the data engineering teams
  • Assist the team to identify needed behaviours, methods, and tools to support DevSecOps
  • Assist with developing documentation of application security controls, processes, and expectations
  • Participate in delivery by securing code, including code reviews and product security reviews
  • Liaise with the cyber assessment team to support threat assessment, penetration testing and cyber risk reporting
  • Act as a security subject matter expert and provide knowledge transfer and understanding of application security to the client’s data engineering teams
  • Other related activities and deliverables, as required

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