Eidos-Montreal is a Canadian video game development studio, founded by Eidos Interactive in 2007 and based in Montreal. The company was a subsidiary of Square Enix until it was acquired by Embracer Group in Spring 2022.

With the acquisition of Eidos-Montreal, Eidos-Sherbrooke, Studio Onoma and Crystal Dynamics by Embracer Group, the IT services will continue to be supplied by Square Enix for a period of 6 to 9 months, after which they will have to be repatriated. About 30 IT services have been counted, including cybersecurity, cloud services, business applications and infrastructure services.

In this context, Eidos-Montreal is recruiting a Cybersecurity Architect to address security needs and act as an advisor in the transition program, which will consist of the repatriation of all IT services still under the responsibility of Square Enix.


  • Provide appropriate solutions to the IT repatriation program projects and initiatives, still under the responsibility of Square Enix;

  • Act as a security advisor to game development teams and studios;

  • Upon request, provide guidance in the development of security strategy, policies and processes tailored to the studios;

  • Communicate effectively in the delivery of security requirements and validate that appropriate security measures are in place.


  • 5+ years of experience in information security or other IT security discipline;

  • Experience in at least one of the following topics: Linux administration, Microsoft Windows / AD administration, or Network technologies, etc.;

  • Strong knowledge and experience of generic security engineering concepts such as: Access Control, Identification and Authentication, Incident Response, Media Protection, System and Communications Protection, and System and Information Integrity;

  • Strong knowledge and experience of risk assessment methodologies and security architecture best practice, including conducting thorough security architecture reviews of complex environments and the use of applicable standards;

  • Strong knowledge and experience of implementing secure architectures within all types of Cloud service environment (e.g. public, private, hybrid);

  • Good knowledge and experience of secure network infrastructure design and associated technologies; such as VPN, firewalls, network intrusion detection / prevention and proxies, etc.;

  • Good knowledge and experience of application security testing, including static / dynamic code analysis, the implementation of application security within automated deployment environments (e.g. CI/CD) and secure coding practices, etc.;

  • Good knowledge and experience of cryptography, strong cryptographic key management, and the establishment of PKI architectures, etc.;

  • Good knowledge of endpoint security monitoring and enforcement technologies;

  • Perfectly bilingual (French-English), both written and spoken.


  • Leadership, sense of priorities and responsibilities;

  • Team spirit;

  • Good communication skills and enthusiasm to share knowledge.


  • Consulting mandate, 1 year.