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Senior Information Security Advisor - Governance

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:


Senior Information Security Advisor - Governance 




Montreal, Quebec 


Language skills requirements:    


    • Spoken English - Medium - Functional - Professional Level  
    • Written English – Low - Basic knowledge
    • Both spoken and written French - Native language or mastered



The Information Security Advisor acts as an information security expert in consulting mandates in public bodies or large companies.  You will be involved in the development of bids or business opportunities in your field of expertise.  Join a team dedicated to the security of the client's information to implement the necessary framework to ensure governance and sound management of information security at the corporate level and the services offered to the various clients of an organization.   


Duties and responsibilities:    

  • Act as a security expert and to assist clients in conducting diagnostics and maturity assessments in the governance, management and operation of information security. 
  • Formulate guidelines to improve the management of their information systems, protect their information assets and secure the various environments supporting their business needs 
  • Participate in security planning and roadmaps and action plans to align information security with customers' business needs. 
  • Develop and evolve the principles of enterprise architecture in information security, customer safety standards in line with industry best practices.  
  • Write normative documents (policies, guidelines, frame of reference, guides, etc.) and governance and/or information security management frameworks or information security services, as well as any type of deliverables in this area. 
  • Establish requirements, security, and control measures to ensure compliance with the principles of architecture and standards related to information security.  
  • Monitor the various measures achieved to validate compliance 
  • They may audit or evaluate the safety of organizations, technology architectures and controls the existing based on generally recognized industry benchmarks.  
  • Categorize information, produce security risk assessment or analysis based on industry best practices.  
  • Collaborate in the development of the architecture and the determination of security and control measures to minimize risk and meet the business needs of customers. 
  • Keep an active watch over information and market security in the area of expertise.



    • Professional experience 9 years or more
    • Bachelor's in computer science or any other relevant field    
    • Minimum of ten (10) years of working experience in information technology.   
    • Minimum of seven (5) years in information security.   
    • Practical experience in drafting and implementing policies, guidelines, frame of reference, guides, governance framework and/or management.   
    • Practical experience in the application of standards, principles, methods, and best practices related to the governance and management of information security and/or information security services in a large public bodies or company.


Valued 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.