Cloud Security Architects

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Cloud Security Architects

Ottawa, Ontario




Job Description


Region: National Capital Region or Greater Toronto Area

Employment Type: Permanent or Contract

Security Clearance: Secret (Level 2)

Language Requirements: English (French nice to have)

Job Reference Number: 32230-EH

Anticipatory Staffing Notice:  This positon is expected to be required in the future thus we are proactively accepting applications and reviewing candidates.  Thank you for taking a moment to apply to this positon and for considering career opportunities with ADGA Group Consultants Inc. 


Project Description:

The ADGA Group is currently seeking Cloud Security Architects for multiple positions, for work in both the Ottawa and Toronto area. As a Cloud Security expert, you are responsible for a range of Cyber Security and possibly Hands-on Security for Cloud deployments, in planning, deployment, and operational updates.

As a Cloud Security Architect, you will have proven expertise in FedRAMP, CSA, ISACA, ISO, CSE ITSG-33 and other standards as they relate to Cloud Security projects you’ve actively completed, for Government and Commercial Clients


What We Are Looking For:

  • Resources who have assessed, designed, and worked with medium and high sensitivity applications, as they’ve been moved to the Cloud and, ideally, on overall Cloud Security Adoption strategy. 
  • Resources who have experience designing, moving, upgrading and safeguarding information as it relates to CASB, Cloud Fabric, DMZ, traffic, Security services (Cloud and additional), and Security practices.
  • Candidates who have, in a Lead role, managed expectations on scale and elasticity with Security and Safeguard selection. 
  • Candidates who have been a part of and are familiar with the best SLO / SLAs to establish form CSPs, as part of Client planning and requirements.

Experience Requirements (experience/skills/clearance):

  • Review, analyze, and/or apply: Architectural methods, frameworks, and models such as TOGAF, SABSA, DNDAF, DODAF, US government FEAP, Canadian government BTEP and GSRM, Zachman, UMM
  • Review, analyze, and/or apply a broad range of security technologies, such as DLP, Network Security, Endpoint Security, AI / ML, and Data Analytics
  • Review, analyze, and/or apply Secure IT architectures, standards, communications, and security protocols such as IPSec, SSL, SSH, S-MIME, HTTPS
  • Review, analyze, and/or apply IT Security protocols at all layers of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) stacks
  • Review, analyze, and/or apply the significance and implications of market and technology trends in order to apply them within architecture roadmaps and solution designs. (examples: web services security, incident management, identity management)
  • Review, analyze, and/or apply Best practices and standards related to the concept of network zoning and defence in-depth principles
  • Prepare technical reports such as requirement analysis, options analysis, technical architecture documents, mathematical risk modeling

 Educational Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree OR Bachelor’s Degree in computer-related discipline
  • 5+ years in Security Architecture
  • 2+ years in Cloud Security experience.
  • Government of Canada (Secret+) and / or Government of Ontario active clearance.

Other Requirements:

You will have at least one (1) of the following Certifications or interest & a plan to attain more in the short term:

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (entry level certificate).
  • AWS Solutions Architect.
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer.
  • AWS Certified Security – Specialty.
  • AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty.
  • AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty.
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) (entry level certificate).
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD).

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