Data Security Architect
Apex Systems is a large staffing and consulting firm and we are looking for a Data Security Architect with Data Architecture and Governance and Security experience to place at our client, a Big Five Bank.
- Client: Big Five Bank
- Contract: 6-month rolling contract.
- Location: Hybrid - Toronto
- Develop and implement data security policies, procedures, and guidelines to protect sensitive information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
- Conduct regular assessments of data security risks, vulnerabilities, and threats, and provide recommendations for risk mitigation and remediation measures.
- Collaborate with IT teams to design and implement security controls, encryption mechanisms, access controls, and other technical measures to safeguard data integrity and confidentiality.
- Establish and enforce data governance policies, standards, and processes to ensure the accuracy, consistency, and reliability of data throughout its lifecycle.
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive data inventory, documenting data sources, classifications, and ownership, and ensure compliance with applicable data protection regulations.
- Implement data retention and disposal policies to meet regulatory requirements and minimize data storage costs.
- Conduct regular audits and monitoring activities to identify data governance and security gaps, and recommend and implement corrective actions.
- Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes related to data security and data governance, and provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
Target Skill Set
- Data Architecture Background with experience in Security
- Data Governance
Nice to Have