Cyber Security Architect

Apr 24
By | Jobs
At Parkland, our purpose is to Power Journeys & Energize Communities. We are a prominent independent supplier and marketer of fuel and petroleum products and a leading convenience store operator. As One Parkland team, we proudly serve diverse retail, commercial and wholesale customers across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean region, and South America. We power a growing family of locally known brands including Ultramar, Bluewave Energy, Pipeline, Chevron, Columbia Fuels, Island Petroleum, and Sparlings Propane.
We recognize that diversity gives us an edge and inclusion propels us forward. We’re also a passionate team of down-to-earth achievers, committed to getting our customers, colleagues and communities further, faster. As such, we welcome talented individuals that have a variety of perspectives, backgrounds, and industry experience who will contribute to the success of our One Parkland team.
Position Title: Cyber Security Architect
Team and Location: IT – Calgary, AB?
Position Summary:
You will promote a common and harmonized security architecture approach (urbanization via standards, references, and templates) to ensure the team is resilient and able to face fast transforming and threatening environment. Ensure that projects/products/solutions are 'secure by design', by having appropriated security requirements (internal, external) from the early phase and support projects during their complete life cycle to ensure they make informed decisions, and that security-related risks are under control. Your role consists in filling the gap between the security industry, best practices, and operations reality.
You will help manage and reduce risks for both on-premises and cloud-based corporate systems. You will also design, advocate, and explain security controls of Parkland infrastructure by developing company-wide security controls and documentation.
Key Responsibilities:
Review technological and procedural cyber security solutions within a complex, fast and ever-changing, internationally spread IT environment.
Partner with multiple teams and initiatives to apply good security practices, ensuring security is integrated into solution designs, and recommend architecture remediation.
Work with program, project, and operational teams and leadership to assess the security risks of existing/new solutions including their associated processes.
Define security requirements by evaluating business strategies; researching information security standards; reviewing architecture/platform; identifying integration issues.
Provide in-depth zero trust expertise across security functional areas, which include credential management, access provisioning, authentication and authorization, application security, DevSecOps, infrastructure security, data security, API security integration and security monitoring aligned with Privacy, PCI and SOX compliance and regulatory standards.
Perform threat modeling and security risk assessments for various project initiatives related to risks/potential impacts for IT/business environment and communicate findings with stakeholders.
Skills and Qualifications:
5 – 10 years of experience as a cyber security architect or cyber security expert that encompasses the following:
Cloud Computing Security
WAN Security
Application Security
Endpoint Security
Logging and Monitoring
Third Party Risk Management
Governance, Risk and Compliance
Cyber Incident Response
Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology related field of study or equivalent experience.
Extensive knowledge in risk management and analysis, security technologies, processes and standards e.g. ITIL, ISO 2700x, SOC 2 Type 2, NIST standards
Certifications in cloud computing for Amazon Web Services and Azure is considered an asset such as AWS Solutions Architect Associate
Ability to perform effectively under tight deadlines with multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Certifications in one or more of the following are required: CISSP, CCSP, ISSAP, SANS, GICSP, OSCP, ISACA, SABSA, AWS, Azure Security
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; time management and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and/or on a team and meet deadlines.
We Offer:
Our Performance-based Annual Incentive Plan, an annual bonus awarding your performance.
A share in our success through the Employee Share Purchase Plan and 100% company matching.
A flexible group benefit plan that offers health and dental coverage choices to meet the needs of each unique employee. Inclusive of life and disability insurances, Health Care and Lifestyle Spending options, and a supportive Employee and Family Assistance Program.
Participation in Parkland Pledge, an employee-driven charitable giving program.
An employee referral program – earn up to $2000 for your referral.
In-house learning and development opportunities, leadership training, international opportunities.
Discount Programs and Educational Scholarship Programs for family members.
Save on gas at our participating gas stations across Canada (Chevron, Fas Gas, Ultramar, and Pioneer).
A safety focused work environment and ongoing safety training.
Please note:
Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada at this time. Parkland regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas.
Parkland Corporation is committed to the principles of Employment Equity. We strive to provide accessibility in employment to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. Parkland Corporation will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability, please notify us upon scheduling your interview.
Please note that final candidates for this position will be required to undergo a confidential pre-employment background check which may include but not be limited to educational, criminal, credit, drug and alcohol and/or Fitness for Duty testing.

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