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Senior IT Applications Security Consultant at Procom

Senior IT Applications Security Consultant

Procom Toronto, Ontario Contractor
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Senior IT Applications Security Consultant

On behalf of our client in the Professional Services Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Senior IT Applications Security Consultant.

Senior IT Applications Security Consultant – Job Description

  • The Senior Security Consultant will be responsible for delivering and implementing key parts of client's security program.
  • This individual will take on a select number of security posture initiative implementation projects such as Web Application Firewalls (WAF), Security Access Service Edge (SASE), Vulnerability Management enhancement, Network Behavior Anomaly Detection, and Identity and Access Management as part of planned security roadmap. security program’s guiding principles include implementing advanced and smart/automated solutions that leverage artificial intelligence, DevSecOps, and cloud offerings where possible.
  • This individual must have strong previous experience with implementing security technologies/applications and can take ownership of the assigned projects to deliver them end- to-end, with the help other subject matter experts in various functions across IT and business units.
  • The consultant will be supported by other resources to ensure his or her expertise is capitalized within security such as project managers, procurement, policy expert, architects, security subject matter experts, and infrastructure subject matter experts.

Senior IT Applications Security Consultant – Mandatory Skills

  • Highly experienced and knowledgeable with application security, networking technologies, and security technologies.
  • Effective at delivering and implementing security solutions end-to-end in a timely manner.
  • Experienced with Identity and Access management solutions and governance processes including at the administrative privilege level
  • Experienced with OpenLDAP
  • Skilled with risk assessments and security due diligence on potential new business technology solutions as well as M&A activities.
  • Comfortable with researching and assessing market security technologies and or services against security and business requirements, to enable management to make informed decisions.
  • Efficient at researching the latest security threats and vulnerabilities and applying this information to implement effective/efficient solutions.
  • A strong team player, as this role will work with others on the security team, IT infrastructure, and businesses.
  • Able to understand and recommend automation/scripting improvements to alleviate manual activities when implementing an initiative.
  • Highly knowledgeable of industry security standards and requirements (such as ISO 27001/2, OWASP Top Ten, PCI, and/or ISF Standards of Good Practice).
  • Able to draft documentation and presentations deliverables such as standard operating procedures.
  • Agile and flexible, willing to take on a wide variety of security technologies with an expanding portfolio to evolve with the latest security landscape.
  • Self-motivated and a self-starter, who requires little supervision to drive his or her projects to fruition.
  • A creative and innovative thinker.
  • A strong communicator, to ensure any issues/challenges are brought forward for support and open to changes.
  • University or College Diploma in Information Systems or Information Security
  • Industry recognized certifications such as GCIH, CISSP, CISA/CISM, SANS/GIAC
  • Over five years of hands-on Information Security experience with a minimum of three years implementing security technologies and applications
  • Experience & knowledge with leading security initiatives

Senior IT Applications Security Consultant – Nice to Have Skills

  • Experienced with Service Mesh and SASE would be desirable

Senior IT Applications Security Consultant - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 6 months to start

Senior IT Applications Security Consultant - Assignment Location

Toronto, ON – Work Remotely

 

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