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IT Security Specialist

Our client is recognized as Canada’s premiere provider of IT Security and Assurance services, and has a client base in 20+ countries around the globe.
They require an IT Security Specialist to join their team in Ottawa.
Job description
They are seeking an experienced, technology savvy person with a strong interest in the security of software intensive, real-time systems who want to work within their world-class IT security evaluation labs.
They are adding a systems engineer and/or computer software and hardware specialist interested in the identification of security relevant design weaknesses, implementation flaws, and vulnerabilities.
The work involves the detailed security analysis and testing of a wide range of state-of-the-art networked systems, applications, and technologies including embedded real-time carrier grade telecommunications systems and traditional enterprise class systems.
IT Security Specialist Experience
• Excellent understanding of information security and software vulnerability concepts
• Experience in areas of vulnerability research
• Experience using disassemblers and debuggers (IDA pro, ollydbg, Windbg, etc)
• Knowledge of networking protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, SSL/TLS, etc.)
• Knowledge of the C/C++ programming languages
• Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analysis skills
• Experience with static binary and code analysis methods for the identification of security vulnerabilities
• Good written communication skills
Additional desired skills:
• Experience in Vulnerability Assessment and/or Penetration Testing
• IT Security Certification such as OSCP or CEH is an asset
• Experience with and understanding of assembly language (x86, MIPS, ARM)
• Experience with embedded and real-time operating systems
• Software Development is an asset
• Knowledge of malware analysis techniques and tools

Educational Requirement:
Bachelor or Master degree in Comp. Science, Engineering or other relevant technical field, or equivalent combination of work experience and education.

Compensation:
Our client offers a salary and benefit package competitively placed with the local market. Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, and Disability Insurance plans are offered; RRSP plan with company match; paid time off (vacation; sick, holiday); Employee Assistance Program (EAP); Tuition Reimbursement, and more.

We thank all interest but only those being considered for interview will be contacted.

Forward resume and salary expectations to: jobs@personnelforce.com

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