Security Specialist/Risk & Governance

  • Date Posted Nov 16, 2022
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 15376

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

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Security Specialist/Risk & Governance who will be responsible for providing vision and leadership for developing and supporting security initiatives. This candidate must take full responsibility for minimizing disaster threat effects and for recovery.


  • Directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems, business operations, and facility defences against security breaches and vulnerability issues.
  • Responsible for auditing existing systems, while directing the administration of security policies, activities, and standards.
  • Direct and apply control systems to prevent error, abuse, fraud, etc.
  • Raise awareness of all levels of the organization regarding security practices.
  • Aligns the security policy with the policies and plans of the organization.
  • Constantly review procedures for security failings and disaster recovery.
  • Take a leading role in originating/maintaining security policies and strategies.
  • Take the leading part to ensure compliance with security plans/standards. Manage risk analysis, disaster recovery, planning and event simulation.

Desired Skill Set:

  • 5 years of solid experience in Risk Assessment
  • 5 years of strong expertise in Infrastructure Technology
  • 5 years of proven experience in Governance
  • CISSP Certification
  • Deep understanding of security controls

Nice To Have:

  • Exposure to Integration and implementation
  • Experience working at FI

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