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Luis Lopez

B. Sc., CISA, CISSP, IT Security Professional

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Information Technology and Services
  1. Morgan Stanley,
  2. Loxi inc.
  1. La Presse,
  2. Canonical Ltd.,
  3. CGI
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Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley

Security Integrator


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Results-oriented, self started, talented IT professional with over fifteen years experience in integration/architecture/security of computing infrastructure for mission critical environments. Possesses project management, problem solving and leadership qualities. Offers proved abilities in teamwork and customer service orientation. Spoken and written languages: Spanish (native) French (Fluent) English (Full proficiency).


Security Integrator

Morgan Stanley
– Present (7 months)Montreal, Canada Area

The Security Administration is a global team that operates 24/7/365 in a follow the sun model and provides a centralized, firm-wide control function for Privileged Access Administration, Exceptions Management and Entitlement Management. Security Administration collaborates horizontally across the Firm’s business units and technology groups.

Duties and responsibilities include:

• Provide subject matter expertise for services administered by the team.
• Onboard new services identified as Privileged Access and create control or entitlement processes.
• Identify flawed security practices and processes, and advocate for change.
• Assess solutions to Risk, Audit, Entitlement, and Technology issues, and suggest recommendations for resolution while ensuring adherence to the Firm’s security policies and standards.
• Maintain and regularly update department wide documentation and procedures for all services.
• Participate in weekly and quarterly entitlement reviews with Audit.
• Participate in continuous improvement of all services.

Consultant - Self Employed

Loxi inc.
– Present (5 years 6 months)Montreal, Canada Area

IT Consulting. Focused on planning, building and supporting Drupal-based web solutions.

IT Security Advisor

La Presse
(1 year 11 months)Montreal, Canada Area

Duties: (Reporting to the Chief Security Officer - CSO)
• Perform security architecture reviews for IT projects.
• Monitor alerts and IPS reports.
• Perform regular vulnerability assessments against corporate assets using tools like Nessus and OpenVAS.
• Manage Data Loss Prevention system (RSA)
• Act as SME in information security topics to provide oversight and best-practices advice for ongoing operations
• Research and evaluate information security technologies

• Design, implementation and administration of denial of service protection using Radware
• Design, implementation and administration of web authentication services based on SAML using OpenAM.
• Design, implementation and administration of mobile device management using MobileIron platform
• Design, implementation and administration of Security Information and Event Management platform using AlienVault USM

Web Infrastructure Supervisor

La Presse
(2 years)Montreal, Canada Area

Duties: (Reporting to the Director, Support & Infrastructure)

• Define the technical architecture
• Resolve technical issues
• Ensure that all components of the technical architecture are properly integrated and implemented
• Help define the development tools and environment
• Coach the technical team in the development of the technical architecture
• Provide technical support and technical quality control throughout all stages of the projects related to web/development/testing infrastructure
• Co-ordinate vendor services related to technology selection and implementation

Web Infrastructure Advisor (External Consultant)

La Presse
(1 year 3 months)Montreal, Canada Area

Acting as consultant of Quadra Knowledge (
Duties: (Reporting to Director of Web Development )
• Review solutions technical architecture
• Resolve technical issues
• Integration and implementation of web components in production environment
• Development environment design and management
• Co-ordinate vendor services related to technology selection and implementation

Sales Engineer

Canonical Ltd.
(1 year 3 months)

Duties: (Reporting to the Director, Global Support Services)

• Technical Solution Design - To devise solutions for customer needs and determine the suitability of solutions based in Ubuntu including active participation in the general technology strategy (choice of tools, modules and system components, development tools and methods). Provide technical representation at customer and prospect meetings.
• Requirements Gathering - To develop the scope of projects at inception. Involving liaison with clients, interfacing with the Sales team to provide solutions to clients, and obtaining sign-off on the project scope from project stakeholders.
• Technical Account Management - Liaising with the client's technical and management team to enable them to successfully design and implement solutions based in Ubuntu and get the most out of them.
• Project Delivery and management - Project manage bespoke changes to corporate sale services, and coordinate implementation by the client with the Technical team. Provide estimates on project scope - duration and cost and responsibility for delivery on time and budget.
• Post Implementation Support - helping customers with ongoing issues post during implementation of a solution based in Ubuntu.

Infrastructure Architect

(8 months)

Duties: (Reporting to the Director, Architecture - CTI)

Understand the business goals, strategies, directions and requirements of clients translating them into the supporting application, data and technical architectures.
Develop technical architectures, frameworks and strategies to meet the business and application and technical support requirements and/or technology initiatives
Analyze and evaluates alternative technology solutions to meet business problems
Ensure the integration of all aspects of technology solutions
Monitor industry trends to ensure that solutions fit with government and industry direction for technology.
Provide information, direction, and support for emerging technologies.
Review application and program design or technical infrastructure design to ensure adherence to standards and to recommend performance improvements
Have an understanding of project or engagement management


Corporate Instant Messaging
Peoplesoft Infrastructure Renewal (HPUX / Oracle)
Secured FTP service (OpenSSH/RHEL)
Corporate Full Disk Encryption Solution

Infrastructure Integrator

(1 year 11 months)

Independently analyze, validate and execute the implementation of projects to setup infrastructure components, including:

• Follow up internal processes related to the integration
• Analyze functional requirements and design technical solutions
• Coordinate and collaborate with design teams on infrastructure, applications, development and manufacturer’s engineering to develop solutions and resolve issues.
• Validate solutions in the lab, following corporate standards
• Fully document implemented solutions
• Obtain technical and functional acceptances
• Transfer knowledge to support teams involved
• Plan, manage and execute deployments in production in CN IT infrastructure
• Ensure post-implementation stability

Furthermore, the Senior Infrastructure Integrator shall ensure the development of tools, processes, procedures and documentation pertaining to the integration and implemented solutions

Systems Architect

Positron Public Safety Systems - PPSS
(1 year 11 months)

• Perform the technical analysis (deployment and operations) of major projects with emphasis on systems architecture, interaction among Positron components and interfacing with third party applications.
• Recommend methodologies, approaches, etc. for the implementation of solutions that involve Positron products and services.
• Participate in technical pre-sales meetings with Proposals, Product Management and/or Engineering departments to ensure that proposed architectures for major projects or projects with particular technical challenges are deployable once they come to the Project Management Office.
• Participate in new product meetings to provide input from a field/technical perspective.
• Provide technical review and final acceptance for projects of a special nature in order to raise flags early in the deployment process.
• Provide direction and assistance to Project Managers and Customer Services as required.
• Liaison between Product Development and Project Management.

Deployment Engineer (External Consultant)

Sears Canada
(9 months)Montreal, Canada Area

Acting as consultant of Buchanan Associates (
• Deploy Windows XP to the designated computers (about 750 workstations) using Remote Installation Services, Ghost Enterprise and PowerQuest Deploy Center.
• Apply post-installation procedures to the workstations that have been migrated like printing setup, third-party drives/utilities installation and security procedures.
• Perform administrative tasks on Active Directory, like addition and removal of objects (workstations and users) in order to assure the correct application of Group Policy Objects.
• Provide second level of support after the upgrade using tools like Tivoli Remote control, Remote Desktop Services and/or directly on the user's location if necessary. Support is provided on several applications including: Office XP, Lotus Notes 6.01, WebSphere Host On-Demand
• Integrate internally developed applications to AD/Windows XP environment and provide basic troubleshooting on them.

IT Manager

Biofilm S.A.
(6 years 5 months)

• Client-Server Application Development (Visual Basic / PowerBuilder and MS SQL Server)
• IT infrastructure Administration: MS SQL Server 7/2000 JD Edwards ONE World. MS Windows NT/2000 Servers. Remote access and VPN. GNU/Linux. MS Exchange Server. LAN/WAN
• Help Desk Management.
• Research, evaluation and implementation of new IT products and solutions.
• Web Application Development (LAMP)



  1. English

    Native or bilingual proficiency
  2. Spanish

    Native or bilingual proficiency
  3. French

    Professional working proficiency



(ISC)2, License 452447

Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA)(Link)

ISACA, License 14119027

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