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Software Security Specialist

Ref: CA_EN_6_919333_1511881

Posted on 08 September 2023
Gatineau, Quebec
Contract Type

Modis is currently searching for a full-time/permanent Software Security Specialist to help support a long-term project with our Government client within the Ottawa area.

Job Summary:

  • Review, analyze, and provide recommendations on software security requirements for software and software interfaces

  • Review, analyze, and provide recommendations relating to software security components and associated documentation

  • Provide expertise in the following areas: applications and network security, communications security, identity and access management, security assessment and testing, security operations, and software development security

  • Liaise with other technical discipline specialist to ensure software confidentiality, availability and integrity from a security point of view

  • Provide and/or witness software security integration testing, analysis, support, and evaluation

  • Conduct technical definition studies and options analysis

The successful candidate must possess the following skills and experience:

  • Proof of current industry recognized qualification in area of expertise. Examples include: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, CompTIA Security+, etc.

  • Minimum 6 years of experience working in IT/Software Security, including but not limited to the tasks below:

    • Application/software product security and/or software development security

    • Reviewing, analyzing, and providing recommendation on security requirement to improve capability

    • Conducting system security integration attestation

    • Maintaining build procedures and system management documentations

  • Level II Secret Clearance granted by the federal government

The following requirements would be considered an asset:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in software, computer, systems, electrical, or a suitable engineering or technical field

  • Experience working on Military Command and Control systems which can include: Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) applications, Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM) applications, Miscellaneous LC4ISR applications, and Military information systems

All candidates must possess a current and valid federal government security clearance at the level of Secret or higher. Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume in confidence to or on the Modis Canada website.

Modis would like to thank all candidates for submitting to this job opportunity, however, only those with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted for further instruction and submission to the client. Modis Canada is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.

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