Cybersecurity Backup/Restore Security Architect (SM), Deloitte Global Technology -Cybersecurity

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 108204   
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto; Calgary; Vancouver 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.


Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness. 
Experience a firm where wellness matters.
Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality


Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with premier thought leaders in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture?

What will your typical day look like?


In this highly-strategic cybersecurity role, you will provide expertise around ransomware and recovery techniques. You will play a key role in ensuring consistent implementation of security controls and design principles are used across Deloitte globally, understanding where our data resides and how it is protected. You will develop and drive strategies and frameworks to ensure Deloitte data is protected from ransomware attacks, working with Deloitte member firms to identify their critical applications and ensure they have proper backup and recovery mechanisms in place to recover from a ransomware event.


This is a senior-level individual contributor role supporting Deloitte globally.

Additional responsibilities may include:


  • Create new solutions to transform businesses, ensuring a consistent experience across our geographies.
  • Provide advisory services to member firms as a security architect security Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Present cybersecurity strategy to C-Level and executive management.
  • Review technology solutions with Deloitte architects, engineers, and administrators, focusing on security
  • design, network architectures, security policies and standards, cybersecurity risk frameworks, data protection, taking local and regional regulatory requirements into account.
  • Work with Cybersecurity, Deloitte Global Infrastructure teams, and Deloitte member firms on practical implementation of ransomware recovery strategies.

About the team


Deloitte Global:


At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark. Deloitte Global supports our talented professionals in answering the question: What impact will you make?

Deloitte Technology works at the forefront of technology development and processes to support and protect Deloitte around the world. In this truly global environment, we operate not in "what is" but rather "what can be" to help Deloitte deliver and connect with its clients, its communities, and one another in ways not previously conceived.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences, engineering, a technology-related field, or equivalent education-related experience
  • Minimum of 10 years as an infrastructure architect, infrastructure security architect, and/or similar role responsible for architecture of hardware, software, networks and facilities and cloud
  • At least one security-specific certification (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CEH or similar)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of teams and cultures to develop consensus recommendations.
  • Superior business acumen skills including strategic thinking, building internal and external relationships, leading
  • teams and influencing people, and understanding financial and business performance.
  • Experience presenting to business and technical leaders at all levels of the organization
  • Experience writing presentations and assessments for technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Extensive experience and expertise in technical security areas such as:
    • Immutable and vaulted backup strategies and implementations
    • On-prem and cloud-based backup and recovery techniques
    • Understanding ransomware threat actors’ tactics, techniques, and procedures
    • Ransomware recovery strategies with an understanding of priority recovery and testing
    • Experience creating security reference architectures for cloud solutions


Our shared values


While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.


Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:


  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You? 

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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