Risk and Security Specialist – Archer

  • Date Posted Oct 25, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 13276

Are you a highly motivated and talented Security Specialist looking to join a fast-paced, dynamic, and challenging environment? Do you carry notable communication skills? Are you comfortable working with Executives and presenting/reporting? Then, apply now!

Working with one of the top financial clients, this role calls for a Risk and Security Specialist – Archer who is responsible for providing vision and leadership for developing and supporting security initiatives. The ideal candidate has a strong background in cyber security, network security, and business risk experience. The candidate must have experience working with Cloud, control assessments, and Excel. This candidate must be a quick learner and thrive in a collaborative environment.


  • Work on different projects, ad hoc requests, and answering questions on understanding a policy
  • Direct the planning and implementation of enterprise IT system, business operation, and facility defenses against security breaches and vulnerability issues
  • Responsible for auditing existing systems and directing the administration of security policies, activities, and standards.
  • Direct and apply control systems to prevent error, abuse, and fraud
  • Take full responsibility for minimizing disaster threat effects and for recovery
  • Raise awareness of all levels of the organization regarding security practices
  • Align the security policy with policies and plans of the organization
  • Review procedures for security failings and disaster recovery
  • Take a leading role in originating/maintaining security policies and strategies
  • Take leading part to ensure compliance with security plans/standards
  • Manage risk analysis, disaster recovery, planning, and event simulation
  • Plan, coordinate, and supervise complex informatics assignments
  • Designs and apply new methods and procedures
  • Supervise staff

Desired Skill Set:

  • University degree or college diploma
  • CISSP Certification
  • Experience working with Information Security
  • Experience evaluating Risk and Control assessments
  • Experience working in the IT industry

Nice to Have:

  • Experience working with Cloud
  • Experience working with RSA Archer
  • Experience working with Confluence/JIRA
  • Experience working in the Financial industry

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