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Interested applicants may forward their resumes to:

Mount Pleasant Group
Human Resources
500-65 Overlea Boulevard
Toronto, ON M4H 1P1
Fax: 416-696-9325
Email: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com

The Mount Pleasant Group is committed to providing equitable opportunities to all applicants and welcomes applications from all qualified persons. We will provide accommodation in recruitment as needed. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.



Cyber Security Consultant - Contract Full-time (12 months)

Location: Overlea Boulevard, Toronto

 

Specific abilities include:

  • Develop and document a formalized cyber security strategy that is aligned with the overall business and IT strategy;
  • Assist in creating policies and practices such as the IT security, change management, and vulnerability management policies and practices;
  • Maintain and improve security processes, security playbooks, documentation, practices and measures for the Security team;
  • Enhance current business continuity and disaster recovery processes;
  • Formalize a process for continuous improvement for Security Incidence Response (SIR) and assist in SIR tests;
  • Develop a template for providing cyber risk training, which will include a high-level overview of the cyber policies and standards and employees' obligation to adhere to them;
  • Serve as the cyber and information security lead on cyber security initiatives, championing all efforts moving forward by maintaining visibility and sharing organizational benefits;
  • Lead the process for cyber risk detection, prevention and management activities;
  • Review the cyber risk management framework and provide recommendations to help in evaluating and managing cyber risks;
  • Identify and refine quantitative cyber risk and performance metrics (such as KRIs and KPIs) and risk thresholds to measure key risks and to assist in strategic decision-making;
  • Work with different departments in the organization to reduce cyber risk. From technical controls to policies (and everything in between), you will likely be tasked with working across the aisle of departments in the organization to get everyone on the same page;
  • Participate in Security Assessments, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessments, Threat intelligence gathering and Risk Management;
  • Research (subjects outside of current scope of experience), plan, and execute tactical and strategic activities;
  • Prepare formal assessment reports for all levels of IT and business management;
  • Formalize asset classification standards and ensure security controls are in place to protect such assets.

 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems or in a related field;
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or related certification;
  • Incident Response certifications such as GCIH, ECIH or similar;
  • Minimum five (5) years of senior experience in IT security operations, IT networks and privacy controls;
  • Experience in working with a Business team to implement policies and processes;
  • Minimum three years’ experience in creating processes and updating or creating policies;
  • Knowledge of the cyber-security landscape, including industry IT security frameworks such as ISO27001, CIS and NIST;
  • Able to think strategically about new solutions;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate across all levels within, as well as, outside the organization;
  • Effective problem solving skills as well as the ability to plan and prioritize work activities.

 

Applications may be forwarded via e-mail to: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com; or confidential fax: 416-696-9325.