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By | June 28, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Cyber Security Architect

Salary : 18 per hour

Company : Saskatchewan Government Insurance

Location : Remote CA

Do you value integrity and innovation? How about passion and caring? Great! Us too and that’s why you’ll fit right in. Our intentional culture promotes trust and participation encouraging you to bring your heart and mind to work every day.
Location: Regina SK (work from home option/remote work will be considered for candidates who are not in Regina)
The Cyber Security Architect is a specialized position and plays an integral role in assessing and defining the security strategy architecture and practices required to support SGI and SGI CANADA business operations. This role provides vision leadership analysis and design expertise in a highly complex information technology environment. The Cyber Security Architect will be required to effectively translate business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security processes enabled by security technologies and services.

Cyber Security Architecture Planning/Strategy
  • Develop and maintain a security architecture that enables the enterprise to develop and implement solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned with business technology and threat drivers.
  • Maintains knowledge of emerging Cyber Security and IT trends and utilizes this knowledge to educate both IT and business personnel on opportunities to build better IT solutions that support and drive business decisions.
  • Designs security strategy plans and roadmaps based on sound architecture practices.
  • Collaborates with business and technology subject matter experts to guide architecture decisions.
  • Provides specialized technical knowledge during RFP processes:
  • Participates in the development of complex RFP’s for the procurement of products and services.
  • Creates and updates the technical RFP requirements for the impact to security and risk in the SGI environment.
  • Participates as a member of the decision-making team in the evaluation of RFP responses and recommendations.
Cyber Security Architecture Delivery Support and Assessment
  • Draft security procedures and standards to be reviewed and approved by executive management and/or formally authorized by the Chief Security Officer (CSO).
  • Validates IT infrastructure and other reference architectures for security best practices and recommend changes to enhance security and reduce risk where applicable.
  • Collaborates with the Business Relationship Managers (BRMs) to determine the best cyber security solution for problems presented by the business and provides input into the creation of business cases for divisional or enterprise initiatives.
  • Conduct security assessments of internal systems applications and IT infrastructure as part of the overall risk management processes of the organization.
  • Participates in application and infrastructure projects to provide security planning advice.
  • Coordinates with the privacy office to document data flows of sensitive information within the organization (e.g. PII or PHI) and recommend controls to ensure this data is adequately secured.
  • Researches and recommends baseline security configuration standards for operating systems (e.g. operating system hardening) network segmentation and identity and access management.
  • Conducts threat modeling of services and applications that tie to the risk and data associated with the service or application.
  • Conducts research analysis and provides recommendations for the design and delivery of the technical architectures required for the delivery of IT based solutions services and support.
  • Liaises with the internal audit team to review and evaluate the design and operational effectiveness of security-related controls.
  • Collaborates with the vendor management team to conduct security assessments of existing and prospective vendors and providers of shared intellectual property PII PHI regulated and corporate data. (i.e. SaaS and Cloud Infrastructure providers)
  • Evaluates provider statements of work to ensure that adequate security protections are in place and assesses security and compliance audit reports/alternative sources for security-related deficiencies; reports any findings to the CSO and vendor management teams.
  • Conducts incident response exercises with colleagues throughout the organization and incorporate lessons-learned into existing security architectures and practices.
  • Collaborates with other architects on enterprise-wide IT strategies and technologies.
  • Actively contributes to and supports a culture of a high performing workforce.
  • Participates in divisional succession plans ensuring ongoing professional and career development and supports development in others.
  • Supports a culture of leadership and accountability to effectively deliver on strategic and corporate strategies.
  • Is actively committed to leadership development across the company supporting team and workforce readiness through mentoring training and developmental opportunities.
Corporate Management
  • Enables the success of programs and policies that are in alignment with corporate strategic and divisional strategies.
  • Manages risk in area of authority.
  • Ensures that the Health Safety and Emergency Management Policy is applied in area of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of information security best practices principles methodologies frameworks (i.e. NIST and CSF) regulations and standards (i.e. ISO 27000 Series and PCI-DSS).
  • Knowledge of architecture and security architecture frameworks (i.e. TOGAF and SABSA).
  • Knowledge of public cloud and associated technologies as they relate to cyber security.
  • Knowledge of IT systems development life cycle and implementation.
  • Knowledge of risk management practices and security program development.
  • Knowledge of developing and maintaining security policies procedures standards and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of security principles and practices in the domains of network security access controls cryptography and security architecture.
  • Skill in analyzing and correlating data to identify patterns of attacks potential security violations incidents malicious activity and attack.
  • Skill in evaluating security trends evolving threats risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Skill in writing professional/technical proposals reports and manuals.
  • Skill in oral communication and presentation skills explaining complex ideas in a meaningful way.
  • Ability to communicate technical issues to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Four-year degree from an accredited post-secondary education institution in an Information Technology field of study.
  • Six years’ directly related experience in cyber security and architecture.
  • Completion of industry related certification or accreditation such as CISSP (or commitment to work towards completion).
How to Apply:
Please apply online at
Only applicants who apply directly to LHH Knightsbridge will be considered.
For further information about this career opportunities please feel free to contact:
Bruce Diemert


Madiha Rashid


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected will be contacted for an interview.
Posting Close Date:

July 30 2022

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