Cyber Security Architect

Cyber Security Architect

Infrastructure Id: 15698 - Contract

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a Cyber Security Architect to join our client in Ottawa, ON.


Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible



  • Develop security architecture and control templates for different applications and services based on the environments they reside in (e.g., Azure, other cloud service, on-premises, etc.), or the types of data being stored within an application or service
  • Provide support for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Request for Proposals (RFP)
  • Provide support and guidance for Azure Security Architecture as required
  • Provide support and guidance for Paymod Security Architecture
  • Assist in implementation and integration of the IT Risk Management and Executive Dashboards using published APIs including Qualys and O365
  • Ensure that Qualys, vulnerability management tool, has coverage of on-premises infrastructure and applications, as well as its cloud-based solutions
  • Define and apply Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmarks to Qualys for various technologies as they are onboarded
  • Support Cybersecurity Team with the continued roll-out of Qualys agents on its endpoints, ensuring that all endpoints are sending back accurate asset information to monitoring solution(s)
  • Operate Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) Process
  • Assist in Security Awareness Training initiatives
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Guidance documentation


Top Skills Required

  • BSc. in Cyber Security, Information Systems, Information Technology, or Computer Science
  • Appropriate Security Certifications, CISSP, Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Global Information Security Professional (GISP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certifications in Certified Information Systems Security Professional – Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP), The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), or Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
  • Previous relevant experience in IT security architecture
  • Experience with on prem 
  • Security Architecture is a must
  • Experience with Azure
  • SIEM
  • Azure/O365 Cloud experience is an asset
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada


Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile


About Us

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters provides contract and permanent IT recruitment services to employers across Canada. We have a specialized approach to recruiting, segmenting our recruitment teams into specialty practice areas focusing on Development, PMO, Infrastructure and BI/CRM/ERP skill sets.

This approach enables our recruiters to become specialists; they know the market and work hard to understand each candidates’ capabilities, goals, career ambitions and quickly present them with the best possible opportunities.  We are committed to helping candidates develop their careers and to helping our clients grow their business and complete important projects successfully.


We create opportunities for IT Professionals to empower business.