Telus Senior Security Consultant in Canada

Position Overview:

Ready to hit the ground running with a team of driven and passionate individuals? If so, the TELUS Security team awaits you.

We stand by our motto, “Own it - Drive it”, because we take ownership of our actions, and always strive to earn and maintain a reputation of exceeding customer expectations. Seeing the results of our efforts, we bring our A-game each and every day. As a Senior Security Consultant, you will support Security Compliance consulting teams in the development and management of internal TELUS security and compliance programs for large and strategic clients and for internal corporate programs.

If you’re ready to excel at what you do, read on…


As a Senior Security Consultant, you will take on many exciting roles:

Expert in Governance and Compliance field:

  • Develop, initiate, maintain, and revise security compliance program elements and related activities towards demonstrating and managing compliance against set standards

  • Act as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues and concerns are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved

Multitasker:Prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and adapt to changing priority schedules

  • Monitor and coordinate compliance activities and identify trends

  • Monitor the performance of compliance programs and take appropriate steps to improve effectiveness

  • Provide responses to ongoing client audit requirements, maintain security and privacy governance plans, and develop new security management & risk assessment deliverables

Proactive Problem Solver: Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future


Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of governance, risk management, incident response, security analysis (vulnerability management)

  • Understanding security relative to modern datacenter, computing, networking and telecommunications technologies

  • Troubleshooting of multi-vendor security environments including:

o SIEM tools (ArcSight, RSA Envision)

o Firewalls (Cisco, Juniper and Palo Alto)

o IDS/P technologies (Tippingpoint, Juniper, McAfee)

o IPSec and SSL VPN’s (Juniper, Cisco)

o Remote Authentication (RSA SecurID, CryptoCard)

  • Experience with Unix and Unix-like operating environments

  • Experience with TCP/IP networks

  • Understanding and experience with the security methodologies, standards, and best practices (ITIL, ISO 27001 and other security-related practices are an asset

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional communicator and collaborative partner who can motivate and influence a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders

  • Self-directed trouble-shooter with strong analytical thinking skills

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, demonstrated leadership and mentorship

Required Education/Professional Certificate:

  • University degree in a relevant field

  • Must hold appropriate professional experience and accreditations in areas related to Security, Audit and Compliance domains, such as CISA, CISSP, CAP and CISM; other relevant certifications include: CRISC, GCIH, CIPP/C, ABCP, ISO 27001 (Lead Implementer/Auditor), ITIL, and PMP

  • Ability to gain Government of Canada security clearance (Secret)

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in design, implement and manage security compliance programs

  • Extensive experience interfacing with clients and managing/building client relationships

  • Prior experience in Business Analyst (BA) roles developing and/or assessing business processes would be beneficial

  • Experience responding to ISO 27001, NERC, ITSG, NIST, and/or PCI compliance requirements and standards would be beneficial

  • Experience performing or responding to formal audits against CSAE 3416, SAE 16, or SOC 2 reporting standards would be beneficial

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

The TELUS team is as diverse as the society we live in and the customers we serve. We're also passionate about creating success for our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our team. And we do so by living theTELUS valuesand delivering on ourCustomers First commitments.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS,youcreate future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Title: Senior Security Consultant

Location: Canada

Requisition ID: SEC02864-16