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Prof Svcs Security Architect

Engineering/IT/Security/Software Development
190000MK Requisition #

Entrust Datacard is currently looking for a Profesional Services Security Architect to join our Field Services team.  This position will be based in our Ottawa location, and will report to the Director, Professional Services.


Position Summary:

This role will challenge the successful candidate to hone their system architecture and consulting skills keeping in mind the quality, scalability, and robustness required for an integrated security solution delivered to our target markets..


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess and document customer security and functional requirements
  • Create IT architectures
  • Develop security policies and procedures
  • Conduct Threat Risk Analysis
  • Write, review, assess and update Certificate Policies (CP) and Certificate Practices Statements (CPS)
  • Conduct fit-gap analysis to help determine the requirement for custom software components to fill function gaps between customer requirements and commercial product functionality
  • Prepare templates and tools for use by Architects in other regions
  • Develop best practices as it pertains to IT architectures for security-centric solutions

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in the IT
  • 3+ years’ experience within security
  • Experience in architecting IT solutions in support of:
    • Secure messaging
    • Privilege Management Infrastructure (PMI)
  • Thorough understanding of PKI in support of:
    • User and device authentication
    • Encryption
    • Electric grid (North American Electric Reliability Corporation NERC/CIP)
    • Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Federal Office of Information of Security (BSI) Extended Access Control (EAC).
  • Experience working with at least two of the following: Windows, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, or Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Highly Desirable Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in CS, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field of study
  • EDC PKI offerings experience desireable
  • One or more of the following certifications/designations:
    • Entrust Consultant Certification Program
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    • Certified Smart Card Industry Professional (CSCIP) certification
    • Common Criteria EAL1 Evaluation Methodology certifications
    • ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation
  • Experience implementing Electronic passport and National ID projects based on:
    • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Doc 9303 – Basic Access Control (BAC)
    • ICAO and German Federal Office of Information of Security (BSI) Extended Access Control (EAC).
About Entrust Datacard

Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.

Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.

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Entrust Datacard Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


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