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Cloud Security Architect

Publish Date:  Jul 17, 2021

Quebec - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.





In Fidem inc., part of Atos, is one of the largest information security companies in Quebec.  


  • More than 150 information security advisors 
  • 3 business units: Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa 
  • 75% of customers in top 50 in Quebec 
  • 5 projects with more than 2M signed in the last 18 months
  • More than 100 projects delivered each year to our customers 


With a bold approach, we see information security as a springboard for our customers' digital transformation rather than a barrier to innovation. Our advisors make it as agile as the threats that surround it and as ambitious as the growth our clients are looking for. 

We ensure that our clients develop a cybersecurity vision and strategy when managing information security. Adopt the In Fidem approach: Make cybersecurity a performance accelerator. 


Our expertise covers all information security aspects:  

  • Governance, risk management and information security compliance 
  • Information security architecture 
  • Implementation of information security management systems 
  • Audit and information security assessment 
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM) 
  • Application and operational security 
  • Cybersecurity: defensive security (SIEM / IPS / IDS) and offensive security (intrusion test, vulnerability test and security audit) 
  • Forensic, Red Teaming and Incident Response 


Job Title:


Cloud Security Architect 




Montreal, Quebec 


Language skills requirements:    


    • Both spoken and written English - Medium and Functional - Professional Level  
    • Both spoken and written French - Native language or mastered




As the cloud security and risk management team architect, you will help manage and reduce risk by developing and implementing security controls on behalf of our clients. You will be responsible for establishing a current and long-term direction to improve the cloud security posture for our customers.

You will also develop policies and standards, provide safety advice on infrastructure design, and conduct risk assessments.

Duties and responsibilities:
•    Act as a key technical resource for In Fidem's partners and customers, including management, on technical security issues related to all cloud environments;
•    Leading, defining and mapping architectural processes to design strong and secure cloud environments in accordance with industry best practices;
•    Coordinating project security to help IT teams provide secure infrastructure solutions with security recommendations and requirements;
•    Conduct technical risk assessments, threat modelling, architectural security reviews, and provide advice and follow-up for projects involving complex architectures;
•    Ensure the prevention and proper management of technical, legal and human security risks by developing and proposing improvements to security policies, guidelines and standards in a global spirit;
•    Create and maintain standards and documentation for security processes, procedures and infrastructure;
•    Participate in the implementation or deployment of new tools and processes to improve knowledge sharing and raise security while promoting safety awareness among In Fidem customers;
•    Communicate effectively while meeting security needs and validating that appropriate security measures are effective.



•    Leadership spirit;
•    Proactive and results-oriented;
•    Work effectively with a variety of stakeholders, from senior management to technical teams;
•    Excellent ability to write, map and document processes and strong communication skills to translate these ideas into words;
•    Self-taught, autonomous and rigorous;
•    Comfortable in fast-changing environments;
•    In-depth knowledge of application security architectures and advice;
•    Proficiency levels in spoken and written English.

•    Bachelor's in computer science or any other relevant field    
•    6 years or more in technical architecture or similar experience;
•    3 years or more in information security field or relevant experience;
•    Expert in the security field in one or more cloud environments (AWS, GCP, Azure);
•    Solid knowledge of industry standards (ISO27002, PCI compliance, NIST/DISA, OWASP);
•    At least 5 years of practical technical experience on at least one of the following topics: Microsoft security, network security, Linux security;
•    Solid knowledge of network design and technologies (TCP/IP, VPN, firewall, reverse proxies, PKI and encryption);
•    Exposure to automation languages (C, Python, PHP, Ruby, etc.).


Valued certifications:

Professional certifications : CRISC, CISM, CGEIT, CISA, CISSP, etc.

Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.