Security Architect (Contract)


McCormick Canada continues its long track record of growth and is a respected leader in the spice, seasoning, flavouring and specialty food industry.  Our consumer products division serves retail grocery customers and emerging channels with Club House, Billy Bee and McCormick products, while our Custom Flavour Solutions division serves food service distributors and other respected food manufacturers across Canada.  McCormick Canada is part of the world leader in spice and seasonings, McCormick & Company Inc.


The Power of People is one of our five pillars.  It has been the foundation for McCormick's success for decades.  There is something inspiring about working at McCormick.  We have created an unusually dedicated workforce by fostering a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.  Without our employees, our success is not possible.  Our commitment to our customers, our consumers and our employees is unsurpassed. 


Please note this is a contract role.


The Business Security Solutions Architect is a business-facing role that requires a deep understanding of security architecture, consulting, and risk assessment.

Reporting to the Cybersecurity Business Enablement Director, you will work closely with cross-functional teams and business units to design and implement effective security solutions, provide expert security consulting, be a trusted advisor to business leaders, and evaluate and mitigate security risks.  This role will be part of a team that will lead projects through their respective life cycles ensuring that business and technical requirements are achieved securely.


This role will require an in depth understanding of both cloud, on premise, and manufacturing technology and how to use security controls and tools to protect McCormick systems and data.



  • Architect and design comprehensive information security solutions that align with business requirements, industry best practices, and regulatory standards. Provide security consulting services to business stakeholders, offering expert guidance on security strategies, controls, and practices to enhance the overall security posture.
  • Define a roadmap to continually assess and iterate security best practices for cloud, and on-premise environments as it pertains to reducing risk and ensure the protection of both the organization and customer data.
  • Conduct thorough risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities and potential security risks across systems, networks, and applications.  Collaborate with cross-functional teams and business units to understand their security needs and translate them into effective security solutions
  • Evaluate existing security controls, policies, and procedures to identify areas for improvement and recommend necessary enhancements. Stay up to date with emerging security threats, technologies, and industry trends, and apply this knowledge to design and implement proactive security measures.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with business stakeholders, effectively communicating security concepts and requirements to both technical and non-technical audiences. Collaborate with security teams to ensure the successful implementation and ongoing monitoring of security solutions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • CISSP or other relevant security professional certifications / pursue CISSP if doesn’t have within 1 year of taking position
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in information security, with a focus on security solutions architecting, security consulting, and risk assessment.
  • Strong knowledge of security architecture principles, frameworks, and best practices.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing effective security solutions across systems, networks, and applications.
  • Deep understanding of security consulting methodologies, risk assessment techniques, and industry standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with business stakeholders at all levels.
  • Relevant certifications, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or other related certifications, are highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and assess risks.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of agile product lines and processes
  • Technical knowledge of security frameworks and controls including NIST 800-53



Throughout the selection process, accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request.  Please notify H.R. if required.


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.