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Senior Security Consultant (consulting team)

Reference ID: SEC02795-16
Operations and Logistics
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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This role may be based in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Monteal or Scarborough.

Position Overview:

As part of the Security Consulting Team - the Corporate Security Office's front door - you are a senior professional who thrives on analyzing network/system/application designs and implementations from a security perspective. You will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the field of Information and Network Security designing security into TELUS processes and technical systems and networks. You will be respected peer to IT architects, network engineers, and software developers deeply understanding the fundamentals of their work and goals. This opportunity will allow you to make a difference in protecting the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of TELUS services, information, and other assets.

    •Provide leadership within information security working groups and industry partnerships •Help ensure that our systems and network infrastructure are designed and implemented to the highest security standards •Perform security audits, risk analysis, network/system/application-level security reviews and when necessary hands on testing on a wide variety of TELUS services and product offerings •Work closely with other peers at TELUS to enhance our network, system, and application security posture •Understand how to apply standards and best practice and rigor to solving advanced information and network security problems; you have a very good understanding of all the primary security domains as found in various industry bodies of knowledge •Analyse network/system/application designs and implementations from a security perspective and will be recognized experts at discovering subtle security issues that appear under unexpected threat scenarios; they will also be equally apt and designing/developing innovative solutions to the security problems that are identified •Conduct security reviews, evaluations, and risk assessments •Design/implement risk driven information and network security solutions •Evaluate and design security and controls for new technologies to address such areas as infrastructure, security administration, user identification/authentication, data security, network/host intrusion prevention/detection/monitoring •Accountable for the development of information/system and network protection policies, procedures, strategies and architectures to define and support TELUS' information and network security programs •Educate and coach peer groups of architects/engineers on how to better design security into their various projects


Required Knowledge:
    •Intimate knowledge of information/network security technology, audit and control measures, monitoring/investigation methodologies and privacy/regulatory/criminal legislation •Project management and system deployment methodologies •Advanced knowledge of Telecommunications Industry and Network Technologies (5-10 years) •Advanced knowledge of information and network security technology and methods •Advanced understanding and application of major security standards, guidance, and frameworks based on NIST, ISO, OWASP, PCI, CICA, etc •Knowledge and experience in areas of application security, network security, and cloud security is desired

Required Skills & Abilities:
    •Clearly demonstrated leadership skills:
      •Ability to influence decisions of peers/teams with technical authority and trust based relationships •Ability to technically direct/lead teams •Ability to build consensus in team environments and manage conflict while striving for shared goals and objectives •Ability to mentor junior team members and aid in their development •Ability to make decisions with imperfect information •Ability to admit mistakes and bring correction and course change in a timely manner
    •Excellent interpersonal and communication skill •Strong self-motivation and orientation toward results

Required Education and Professional Certification:
    •Relevant post-secondary education is required; a university degree preferably in a technology related field •Hold one or more security or other applicable certifications such as CISSP; CISA; CISM; CRISC; ISO27000 audit; ITIL

Required Experience:
    •8-15 years of enterprise or telecommunications security experience •Background in law, IT audit, and technical project management (with a strong security component) will also be considered •A proven track record of applying industry security standards such as NIST or ISO/IEC 27000 to the realities of business and information security •Minimum of 3 years of operational, system administration, or infrastructure build and deployment in a security-focused environment is an asset

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

The TELUS team is as diverse as the society we live in and the customers we serve. We're also passionate about creating success for our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our team. And we do so by living the TELUS values and delivering on our Customers First commitments.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Posted: October 20, 2016
Closes:October 30, 2016
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About Telus

TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.3 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.4 million wireless ...