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Senior Cyber Security Solution Architect



Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Position Overview

Calian ITCS is currently seeking a Senior Cyber Security Solution Architect to support a large activity system. The Cyber Security Solution Architect will oversee the delivery of the security solution design based on business, operational, technical and security requirements, as well as IT strategies.

Ottawa, ON
Hybrid, CAN
Job Type
Full Time

This opportunity is a full-time contract with 1 day onsite per week in Ottawa. Flexibility might be optional depending on candidate location.


  • Oversee the delivery of the security solution design based on business, operational, technical and security requirements, as well as IT strategies
  • Participate in all phases of the solution development life cycle to implement the required information technology, adding technical know-how, creativity and a seasoned perspective to initiatives and teams
  • Facilitate the evaluation and selection of hardware and software technology and product standards, as well as the design of standard configurations and their implementation and migration into operations
  • Research and monitor technology developments and industry trends; assess their applicability, functionality, and reliability for the Bank; and recommend technologies that will enhance productivity and the achievement of clients’ business objectives
  • Research and monitor security threats as they evolve in the industry and assess their impact on current security technologies and processes
  • Contribute to the development of the overall Cyber Security Solution Architecture processes, tools, standards, and templates
  • Support the creation of solutions that meet the Cyber Security Program’s strategic and tactical objectives while adhering to enterprise architecture and standards
  • Contribute to the integration of services, data flow and infrastructure architectures and ensure they are designed to meet evolving business/operational requirements and standards for reliability, scalability, and availability
  • Assist with ensuring that the chosen solutions are closely aligned with the Bank’s cybersecurity initiatives and vision including securing of cloud-based solutions
  • Other activities and deliverables, as required


  • A minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated experience in a Cyber Security role in organizations with more than 500 employees, using various high availability solutions
  • University degree or college diploma in computer science, IT engineering, or cyber security
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of recent relevant work experience in the IT field
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in developing solutions architecture
  • A minimum of five (5) years of IT security experience
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience working in a cyber assessment program
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and application of security policies and security technical standards
  • Demonstrated experience with different architecture and design techniques (e.g., object oriented, top-down, structured analysis and component-based design) and tools
  • Demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of security solutions
  • Demonstrated experience with security Information and event management (SIEM) platforms (Splunk) and end-point detection and response (EDR) platforms (Tanium) is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of cyber security solutions in Microsoft Azure is an asset