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Senior IT Security Specialist
Location: Toronto, ON Category: Information Technology
Status: Temporary/Contract Reference: ca_en_3_026668_8076
Posted: August 15,2016 Salary: N/A

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Roevin IT/Adecco?fs Client: A well-established high-end large-scale utilities provider
Job title: Information Security Specialist (Sr. SME role)
Role: Information Security Consulting and Support to the IT Networks
Location: downtown Toronto (with occasional travel to other locations in the Greater Toronto Area, and including, but limited to, Barrie Ontario)
Position Type/ duration: Contract with Roevin IT/ Adecco up to 1 year with a possible option-to-extend up to 2-6 month periods
Start date: September 1 2016 onwards (submission deadline is August 18)
Hourly Rate: Competitive

Specialized Skills & / or Required Technical Qualification for the Information Security Specialist:
The candidates are expected to have the following demonstrated capability and qualifications:

- University degree or related studies, or equivalent experience;
- 10+ years?f experience in IT service delivery or IT Security;
- 5+ years relevant experience in a senior Information Security or IT Security role;
- Relevant experience in IT security governance with the capacity to enforce standards and liaise with stakeholders;
- Demonstrated understanding of relevant standards and regulatory requirements such as ISO 27001 NERC, Bill C?]198, NIST Cybersecurity Framework and PIPEDA;
- Relevant experience in strategic business planning and management;
- Relevant experience in financial management and control;
- Strong organizational and communication skills;
- Strategic business thinking ?] ability to apply technical knowledge and experience to make management decisions for achieving business objectives;
- Ability to lead and work in a multi?]team environment and drive completion of deliverables;
- Ability to assess enterprise risk with proper recommendations on mitigation;
- Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities;
- Good communication skills with the ability to work/liaise effectively with business, IT stakeholders, and vendor representatives;
- Relevant experience in utility sector is preferred;
- Holders of CISA, CISM and / or CISSP certifications is preferred;
- Ability to apply discretion when dealing with confidential information.

Important Note: All contractors must pass a security clearance (to be performed by the Proponent). Hence the candidate should have lived in Canada for 5+ years.

This Information Security Specialist Position/ Role will:

- be involved in various projects and, as well, the project management of information security aspects of the project life cycle. This includes the handling of sensitive and confidential information such as data classification documents, threat?]risk assessments and due care documents.
- require excellent people-handling skills, as facilitation with multiple lines of business across all levels will be required.
- be involved in information security consulting involving change requests (?gCRs?h) and the sustainment of projects. This will require a high level of technical skills to facilitate the documentation of controls.
- participate in the creation of IT solutions by providing guidance in the creation of effective controls.
- require an understanding of this client?fs IT Security framework and enterprise architecture concepts.
- be involved in administering the delegated compliance activities such as the identity and access management program, vulnerability management program and the information security program.
- provide support to the activities of other LOBs, such as physical security.
- be expected to make recommendations in the consolidation of enterprise security practices where appropriate. This will also include participating in technical audit assessments of control.
- be hands?]on and will require the use of technology such as vulnerability scanners.

If you are interested in joining a great organization in this exciting IT Security Consulting and Sr. Support role, please apply to with your latest matching MS word resume, along with quoting your minimum expected hourly rate and earliest availability to interview and start.
While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those most qualified will be contacted.


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