Cloud Security Advisor – Vancouver

Date Posted: January 22, 2020
Reference Code: BC_012220

Job Description

Our dynamic IT consulting firm is growing, and we have a fulltime or contract position for the right person. This is an exciting opportunity for talented, energetic people to join a strong and diverse team.

Iron Spear is seeking a Cloud Security Advisor, a role that is responsible for assisting clients with cyber security as they migrate various services to the Cloud.  The role is for a dynamic advisor who can understand business requirements and talk to the challenges of security in cloud deployments.  This person is a forward thinker and able to guide decision makers and influence organizational cultures to adopt a sound approach to security.

We are looking for a Consultant who is

  • A self-starter, who enjoys variety and is passionate about learning

  • A good thinker who wants to solve client problems and not just do a job

  • A technology enthusiast with an understanding of current technology risks and trends

  • Able to demonstrate a solid understanding of business processes, risk management, IT controls and related standards

  • Is strong in building client relationships and interacting with technology staff and senior management

  • Has impeccable writing skills to deliver reports that bring value to our clients

What you will do

Successful candidates will work as part of our Vancouver team to deliver cyber security services/engagements that exceed our clients’ expectations through activities such as:

  • Providing security advisory services to clients across varied cloud infrastructure and services on AWS and Azure clouds, as well as with other SAAS providers.

  • Ability to provide guidance around cyber security plans as they include Cloud deployments in their strategic business plans.

  • Providing technical expertise to clients around cloud security architectures.

  • Ability to perform Cloud security control assessments against industry standards.

  • Performing Cloud security risk assessments.

  • Assisting in the development of tools and techniques to improve our services around cloud cyber security.

  • Helping develop and implement improved cyber security tools, techniques, and procedures

  • Maintaining our knowledge around industry best practices and security baselines for Cloud deployments.

  • Work with the wider Iron Spear team on other cyber security projects, from program implementation to control maturity assessments.

What you bring to the role

The ideal candidate will possess a mixture of education, experience, skills and behaviors which could include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related qualifications

  • Cloud security certifications

  • 4+ years of experience in cloud security

  • Expert knowledge of cloud architectures (automation & orchestration of dynamic workloads and associated security)

  • Previous consulting experience

  • Ability to communicate fluently in English, both verbal and written

  • Must actively participate in meetings and be confident in your abilities as a security consultant and cloud specialist

  • Sound skill set in information security frameworks such as NIST and ISO 27002

  • Iron Spear is a very agile and dynamic environment to work in, we require that all stall be self motivated and driven

  • Ability to deliver quality outputs on all assignments and work without active supervision

Why Iron Spear?

Iron Spear is a small, niche cyber security firm that excels in consulting and client advisory.  We develop cyber programs and assists clients in cyber operations.  We are experiencing rapid growth in both BC and AB, in both traditional industry segments as well as the industrial security space.  Our clients are mostly referrals from other clients which is testament to the value we aim to bring to the market.  We are agile and dynamic and adapt to client requirements quickly. We are looking for a valuable team member to join us and integrate with our fun, hard working culture.

What we offer you as a member of our team

  • Market related pay scales

  • Employee profit sharing scheme for fulltime employees

  • Medical benefits for fulltime employees

  • Ability to go on training and attend conferences

  • Company volunteering activities

  • Bi-annual national teambuilding and adventure

If you believe you are a great fit, please apply for the position with a short cover letter and a PDF version of your resume.


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– CIO, Crown Corporation

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Contact Us

Iron Spear is committed to you. We know how important your online security is and we are ready to help you establish guidelines to keep your data safe. Contact us today.

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