Senior Security Specialist

Information Technology
Government - Provincial
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID:
Sophia Shefali

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Senior Security Specialist for a 8+months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Senior Security Specialist,  responsible to work with the various areas of the ITC; application and technology architecture staff, business clients, development and technical staff to ensure the use and application of industry standard, best practice security architecture in order to optimize the effectiveness of Clients Corporate applications and databases.

 Job Description:

Resource Responsibilities:


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent written & verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment
  • Superior time management
  • Solid research and analysis skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong business relationship management skills
  • Experience with security architecture solutioning and design
  • Knowledge of the ISO17799 standards, GO ITS, NIST, Carnegie Mellon, COBIT standards/frameworks
  • Knowledge of Information Security risk assessment methodologies and standards
  • Knowledge & Experience with the following systems / applications;
  • IBM WebSphere MQ and Messaging Integration Middleware (Message Broker)
  • IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) z/OS
  • IBM DB2 Database for AIX
  • IBM DB2 on z/OS Mainframe
  • IBM Cognos Analytics
  • PeopleSoft Enterprise HRMS 9.1
  • OpenText RightFax Server & Desktop Client Software
  • Pitney Bowes Spectrum version 12
  • Computer Associates TopSecret Security & CA1/CA7/CA11 Scheduler for z/OS



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