++!!!- Security Specialist -Policy & Planning - TORONTO !!++

++!!!- Security Specialist -Policy & Planning - TORONTO !!++

Post by EI - Perm position » Sat, 12 Jan 2002 03:55:52



Position: Policy & Planning - Security Specialist -- TORONTO!!

The Opportunity:
"The Security Specialist, Policy and Planning"  will develop, implement
and maintain security policies,
standards and procedures that support Wireless information processing
objectives in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Responsibilities:

   *      Develop and implement security policies for the company's,
     data, application and technology environments.
   *      Develop processes and procedures to support the efficient and
     cost-effective implementation of the      company's security
     policies and ensure that relevant security processes become part of
     of the system development, operational support and change/problem
     management processes
   *      Develop, in conjunction with other technical areas, processes
     and procedures for technical security standards to     ensure
     compliance with the company's security policies.
   *      Research industry standards and state-of-the-art technology
     developments to ensure the company's security Policies and
     standards remain current
   *      Develop methodology on how to create and maintain an
     enterprise-wide security program and supporting  business, tactical
     and operational plans
   *      Formulate mitigation strategies and recommend methodologies to
     be used by business areas or projects to conduct threat/risk
     assessments and business impact analysis
   *      Participate in the planning, acquisition and implementation of
     security technologies in accordance with the company's technology
     security plan.
   *      Provide input to the development of physical security policies
     and Human Resource guidelines
   *      Assists with internal/external security audits and threat/risk
     assessments to ensure compliance with security policies, standards
     and procedures, and work with business/technical/operational areas
     in taking corrective  actions on any identified security exposures
   *      Provide policy advice and guidance on security requirements of
     various corporate projects
   *      Develop methodology for contingency and business resumption
     planning and assist business/technical/operational areas in the
     creation and maintenance of contingency/business resumption plans
     and incident response/escalation  procedures for any security
     emergencies
   *      Assist in the development and implementation of the company's
     awareness program and communication strategies
   *      Provide liaisons with internal/external security committees,
     vendors, business partners and/or other third parties regarding
     policy-related security requirements or contractual issues
   *      Provide mentorship, guidance and training to junior members of
     the Technology Security team

Qualifications

   *      Min 4-5 yrs relative experience . North American experience is
     a must.
   *      Extensive knowledge of information security principles and
     best practices.
   *      Good understanding of security controls/mechanisms and
     threat/risk assessment techniques pertaining  to complex
     networking environments.
   *      Extensive experience in security analysis and security policy
     development in a technology environment.
   *      Good understanding of security standards, protocols and
     technologies available for the UNIX and
   *      WindowsNT/2000 based Internet e-Business and m-Commerce
     technology environments.
   *      Experience in developing business cases and requests for
     proposals for technology acquisitions and   presenting
     recommendations to senior management.
   *      Experience in developing and testing contingency and business
     resumption plans.
   *      Experience in vendor management and contract management.
   *      Highly organized, analytical, detail and action oriented.
   *      Strong planning, facilitation, communication, negotiation and
     interpersonal skills.
   *      Information Systems Security certification a definite asset.
   *      University Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Business or
     Engineering.
   *      Security clearance required.

***Excellent Salary for the right individual***

The position has to be filled soon. So please forward resume URGENTLY
with brief covering letter outlining

Note: Pls provide more than 1 contact number so as to reach you easily.
Min. 4-5 years relative experience is a must have for this position.