Senior Security Architect

  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • 125 - 150


KUBRA is looking for a Senior Security Architect to join our Information Security team!

As a Senior Security Architect will be responsible for providing technical guidance and consultation in designing, optimizing & maintaining a secure computing environment, as it relates to application and cloud security. This role will be critical for ensuring that security standards are met, implemented, and reviewed for KUBRA’s on-prem and online platforms.

What you get to do every day

  • Perform security architecture design reviews and provide recommendations to improve the security posture of KUBRA’s application, database, and cloud platforms
  • Perform periodic testing, code analysis, and security assessments of KUBRA owned applications
  • Govern cloud security systems for change and configuration control thereby suggesting changes to further improve the overall security posture
  • Partner with DevSecOps, Application and Infrastructure teams to ensure any vulnerabilities or issues are resolved per security guidelines
  • Stay up to date with current cyber security risk and analyze trends to proactively prevent problems
  • Develop an overall organizational data strategy that is in line with business processes and contractual requirements
  • Ability to provision secure cloud infrastructure leveraging Infrastructure-as-Code
  • Identify and provide guidance on appropriate controls based on industry standards (e.g. CCM) to drive cloud and customer security solutions framework based on business risk and cloud native threats
  • Participate in SDLC process to assess security requirements and controls and ensure that security controls are implemented as planned
  • Continually evaluate new threats in the cloud, to identify the impact on IT and Business to develop and implement security controls
  • Ensure logging and monitoring of all critical infrastructure is in place

What kind of person should you be?

  • Ability to detail and effectively discriminate relevant logs / security events
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to plan and manage complex security projects, and meet the deadlines
  • Excellent organization, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle pressure under minimum or no direct supervision
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

What skills do you need?

  • A degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
  • 7-10+ years of Cloud Security Architecture experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Information Security Risk & Industry best practice
  • 5+ years of DevSecOps and/or DevOps experience automating security tools
  • Strong understanding of Application and Cloud Security
  • Knowledge of Zero Trust Architecture principles and best practices
  • Knowledge of ISO27001, NIST, PCI, SOC, etc

Certifications, preferred but not required:

  • SABSA (Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture)
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
  • CCSP(Certified Cloud Security Professional)
  • AWS Solution Architect Professional

What can you expect from us?

  • Award-winning culture that fosters growth, diversity and inclusion for all
  • Paid day off for your birthday
  • Access to LinkedIn learning courses
  • Continued education with our education reimbursement program
  • Free unlimited access to our refreshment stations (fully stocked with tea, coffee and other beverages)
  • Two paid days for volunteer opportunities
  • Well-being days

While we value the skills and experiences listed in our job requirements, we also recognize that talent comes in many forms, and welcome applications from candidates who meet most but not all specified requirements. If you possess a strong desire to learn and grow in a dynamic work environment, apply now!

KUBRA is a fast-growing company that delivers customer communications solutions to some of the largest utility, insurance, and government entities across North America. KUBRA offers billing and payments, mapping, mobile apps, proactive communications, and artificial intelligence solutions for customers. With more than 1.5 billion customer interactions annually, KUBRA services reach over 40% of households in the U.S. and Canada. KUBRA is an operating subsidiary of Hearst.

Our office is small enough to allow creative individuals to flourish, yet large enough to provide long-term stability. We place a tremendous amount of responsibility on our team members to be productive, focused and self-motivated. We offer a casual work environment, competitive compensation and a stellar benefits program.