Senior Security Architect - Compliance Team


Montréal, QC, CA

Req ID:  40612
Jobs by Category:  Security & Automation
Job Function:  Cybersecurity
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular


Our team and what we’ll accomplish together


We live in a fast-paced cyber-world where protecting information assets and infrastructure is an essential priority for consumers, businesses, and Canada. At TELUS Security, we strive to deliver innovative security solutions with top talent.


Our Corporate Information Security, Public Sector Compliance team is responsible for ensuring TELUS is compliant with the contractually signed security requirements in successful Request For Proposal (RFP) bids. The types of contracts we support pertain to Federal and Provincial governments or other Crown Corporations.


The work of the Public Sector Compliance team directly drives improved security and privacy outcomes to TELUS customers and the communities we serve. Succeeding means improving customer experience with TELUS' services, ensuring our services meet security standards, and helping TELUS avoid costs from redesign or incident response efforts.


What you’ll do


  • Analyze requirements and provide tailored advice on RFP contractual terms and cybersecurity best practices across our service portfolio
  • Identify relevant stakeholders across the service portfolio who are involved and impacted by RFPs
  • Provide specific, proactive recommendations for implementing cybersecurity controls and procedures to relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Help identify, implement, maintain and update critical security controls to strengthen overall security posture for RFP programs
  • Lead gap assessment, risk assessments, internal audit, compliance readiness, and compliance monitoring activities
  • Set strategic direction for audit readiness, managing compliance programs, driving continuous improvement activities, and delivering metrics
  • Document and deliver processes, procedures and playbooks for cybersecurity contractual requirements
  • Interface with consultants and auditors, articulating control implementation and impact, and establishing considerations for applying security and compliance concepts to specific contracts
  • Communicate compliance program results, including assessment status, workflow, remediation and reporting to a broad audience
  • Support delivery of audit milestones to ensure audit timelines stay on target by proactively identifying and coordinating resolution of roadblocks and compliance risk


What you bring


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or professional designation specializing in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Security
  • Professional security designations, such as CISSP, CCSP or CISM, from recognized security institutes such as SANS, ISC2, and ISACA
  • 5 or more years of experience in information security consulting, compliance and/or auditing
  • 5 or more years of experience with IT security management (system dumps, logs and/or technical documentation)
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint and Office suite
  • Experience communicating cybersecurity requirements, change requests and reporting to customers
  • Experience in one or more of the following domains: IP networking, Cloud computing or Telecommunications
  • Strong ability to work within a team environment and self-manage your work in an outcome based approach
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and French




  • ITIL knowledge or certification
  • Experience with GRC and Compliance Tools
  • Workflow automation experience (VBA, Python, GPT or similar)



Salary Range:  $101,000-$151,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan:  15%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. 

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, 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. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. 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. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.





Security & Automation

We’re looking for talented sales professionals, solution designers, security technicians and customer support specialists with proven experience in commercial security and automation to join our team.

We are honoured to be recognized

Team TELUS at a glance

Days volunteered in our communities

Billion contributed to charitable and community organizations since 2000

Million customer connections


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.