Solutions Architect - Security Automation

Verafin - St. John's, NL (4 months ago)

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Verafin is a cutting-edge software company focused on delivering next generation fraud and money laundering solutions to financial institutions across North America. We have an opening for a Solutions Architect. As a Solutions Architect for the Security Automation team, you will be expected to be skilled at identifying security gaps in infrastructure and process, effectively execute projects/initiatives to address them, demonstrate excellent judgment, prioritization and communication of technical security risks, and act as a security liaison supporting business units.

Duties & Responsibilities
Provide technical inputs, evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies to support monitoring on-prem and cloud based dynamic environments
Design automated workflows to streamline security operations
Research, analyze, and formulate recommendations regarding technologies, products, and solutions to fulfill requirements within the enterprise
Project-focused workloads with the ability to deal with the regular whirlwind of Security day-to-day
Provide guidance of system and network architecture and interrelationships (technical and functional)
Design, implement, configure, and manage solutions via Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Chef, CloudFormation, etc.) within the supported Linux technologies, products, and services
Research and recommend innovative and automated approaches for operational tasks which leverage available resources and simplify operational overhead
Develop, implement, and execute standard procedures for the administration, content management, change management, version/patch management, and lifecycle management of systems

Essential Skills & Qualifications

Overall 3-4 years of experience as a Solutions Architect, Security Administrator, or DevOps Engineer
Proficiency in flavors of Linux and Windows operating systems
Intimate knowledge of Cloud security best practices and monitoring of systems and services hosted in the cloud (IaaS, SaaS, etc.)
Hands on experience with Amazon Web Services
Hands on experience with Infrastructure as Code (Chef, Terraform, CloudFormation, etc)
Knowledge and experience with virtualization and containerization (ECS, Kubernetes, Docker)
Fluent in one or more of the following languages: Java, Python, JavaScript
Bachelor’s Degree in relevant area or equivalent work experience
CISSP, GIAC, AWS Solutions Architect Associate/Professional, AWS Security Specialist would be considered an asset
This position is open to local (St. John's), as well as Toronto and remote applicants.

Industry and on-the-job training is provided for all roles at Verafin.

Verafin places a high value on building a diverse team, candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.