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Senior Security Consultant (REMOTE)


Edmonton, AB, CA Toronto, ON, CA Scarborough, ON, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA Burnaby, British Columbia, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Quebec, Quebec, CA West Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Quebec City, Quebec, CA Gatineau, Quebec, CA

Req ID:  27456
Jobs by Category:  Operations
Job Function:  Cybersecurity
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



The Acquisition Security Program (ASP) team is looking to add a Senior Security Consultant to our ranks, with experience in a range of security consulting activities. This includes everything from reviewing assessment responses to providing guidance on the best controls to reduce risk. Your skills will help others understand the security requirements that affect them, the importance of compliance and how TELUS can help with this complex endeavor. This is a great opportunity to join a highly motivated, forward-thinking team focused on proactively keeping TELUS’ customers, data and systems secure. We hope you’ll enjoy being a valued member of Canada’s Top 100 Employer (2022) with a world-leading culture featuring extensive community-giving initiatives, a flexible work environment including remote work, and award-winning opportunities for career development.
Join our team and what we’ll accomplish together

As a Senior Security Consultant focused on acquisition security, you will have an opportunity to use and further develop your security consulting skills to review and respond to acquisition security program development. Your wide ranging knowledge of security best practices and security technologies will be key to your ability to support the assessment and maturation of our security programs. Additionally, your extensive security knowledge will be used to support process and procedure maintenance activities. 
Your ability to develop reciprocal relationships with external partners and internal stakeholders, in concert with your advanced knowledge of governance, risk and compliance will allow you to comfortably engage with and provide feedback to team members across TELUS.


What you’ll do


  • Responding to RFP queries 
  • Reviewing master service agreements and security requirements for contracts (in support of our sales team)
  • Analyze requirements and provide tailored advice related to industry standards and best practices
  • Create detailed, professional responses to customer and audit queries both in written and verbal formats
  • Assist with pre-purchase of acquisition activities such as reviewing security program maturity and report writing
  • Assess acquisition security program maturity using defined procedures 
  • Provide specific, proactive recommendations for improving existing acquisition security program, processes and procedures
  • Collaborate with other Security Consultants and Subject Matter Experts across TELUS to maintain relevant processes and procedures
  • Manage and further develop scope of reporting of activities into compelling monthly reports and metrics 
  • Develop and execute upon strategic plans to further enhance the acquisition security program
  • Analyze complex problems; develop and deploy conceptual and creative solutions
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently, manage time effectively, and require minimal supervision in the execution of assigned tasks
  • Assist with pre-sales activities such as project scoping and proposal support as required





What you bring


  • 5+ years’ experience within the Security/Governance/Legal Industry
  • 4+ years’ experience handling RFP queries, reviewing master service agreements and security requirements for contracts 
  • Expertise at IT risk assessments, information security consulting or IT audits
  • Experience in authoring and presenting technical content in non-technical language 
  • Great with analysis and presenting data to technical & non-technical stakeholders 
  • Ability to explain security controls and the impact of non-compliance to business leaders and stakeholders in a thoughtful, easy to understand way
  • Ability to create and maintain compliance review documentation that meets security requirements while setting realistic expectations and standards




  • Experience with industry standards such as ISO 27001/2, NIST, COBIT, PCI-DSS, etc
  • Experience developing 1-3 year strategic, tactical and operational plans
  • Bilingual (French and English) - both written and verbal 



A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.






We’re the ones that design, build, repair and maintain the billions of dollars’ worth of the infrastructure that keeps more than 15.2 million Canadians connected.

We are honoured to be recognized

Days volunteered in our communities.

Team members that work at home or are mobile.

Million customers that TELUS is serving across Canada.


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.