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Senior Strategic IT Security Planning and Protection Consultant to review, analyze, and apply the best practices, national or international computer law and ethics, IT Security architecture, and IT Security Risk Management Methodology

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Sep 01, 2022
Job End Date: Aug 31, 2023
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 120637
Location: Ottawa
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Our valued Public Sector client is in need of a Senior Strategic IT Security Planning and Protection Consultant to review, analyze, and apply the best practices, national or international computer law and ethics, IT Security architecture, and IT Security Risk Management Methodology

The client is responsible for managing national parks, national historic sites, national marine conservation areas, and a national urban park. These natural and cultural heritage icons – and the staff that make up the team – are located from coast to coast to coast, in areas that are often remote and challenging operating environments.

The client depends on effective and secure digital technology services to deliver its mandate. Along with the rest of the Government of Canada (GC), the client is evolving its workplace technology to reflect an enterprise approach to managing information, data, technology and security. The client's Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is responsible for providing national leadership for the information management and information technology services for the Agency. In addition, infrastructure investments will be made to find cost effective solutions to improve connectivity for remote regions.

The OCIO continues to focus efforts to support the Agency's priorities and business lines. The CIO is working closely with Shared Services Canada to ensure that the Agency’s underlying infrastructure is continuously improved to support modern workforce enabling tools. The Agency is also looking to cloud solution providers to implement flexible solutions.

We are looking for someone with the following, but not limited to, experience:
  • 15 years of experience as a Strategic Information Technology Security Planning and Protection Consultant in an IT environment.
  • 3 years of experience developing IT Security plans within a federal Government of Canada department, agency or Crown Corporation.
  • 3 years of experience developing IT Security programs and service designs within a federal Government of Canada department, agency or Crown Corporation.
  • a valid certification, degree, or a diploma in the IT Security field
  • 5 projects of experience with authoring vision papers delineating the way ahead to ensure that IT Security and cyber protection are business enablers.
  • 5 projects of experience with prioritizing IT Security and Information Infrastructure Protection programs within a federal Government of Canada department, agency, or Crown Corporation IT environment.
  • 5 projects of experience with developing strategic IT Security architecture designs