Senior Security Engineer

Mid-Senior Level
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Job Description

REF #001

ADGA has a current opportunity for a Senior Security Engineer to provide security-domain engineering expertise for the development of security requirements and architecture, the assessment of potential solutions, and the review of system level designs and products. Within this role the successful candidate will be responsible for the following tasks: 

  • Perform security requirements analysis and definition
  • Collaborate with other technical and engineering staff on any security requirements or architecture adjustments
  • Recommend and evaluate security engineering changes and perform a system impact analysis
  • Analyze and implement Security Change Requests (CR)
  • Analyze and resolve identified Security System Problem Reports (SPRs)
  • Design, develop and integrate security requirement in system
  • Conduct “buy and try” evaluations
  • Perform system prototyping, modeling and simulation
  • Support  security architecture design
  • Provide support to security testing
  • Provide support to system integration
  • Provide support to system qualification testing
  • Provide system acceptance support
  • Provide verification and validation (V&V) supports on security systems


  • University Degree in Engineering in software, computer, systems, electrical, or a suitable engineering or technical field.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience as a Security Engineer on Military Command and Control systems.
  • Current CISSP qualification
  • 6+ years of recent work experience in the following areas: 
    • Designing, developing and integrating new security controls/ solutions within a network system architectures 
    • Designing and implementing communication and network security system, such as an enterprise VPN solution 
    • Design and implementation of an identity and access management solution (identification and authorization) 
    • Design and implementation of an end point protection solution 
    • Designing and implementing an example of defense in depth solution
    • Analyzing, evaluating and resolving system security related issues 
    • Designing and validating assessment and test strategies 
  • 2+ years of work experience preparing technical concept documents, system specifications, and technical proposals in the field of Information Technology / Information management or engineering (i.e., System, software, computer, communication, security, or simulation) experience
  • 6+ years of demonstrated work experience in the areas below: 
    • Communicating information technology frameworks/strategies to management and technical staff.
    • Communicating system engineering direction for projects or systems.
    • Providing advice, guidance, and recommendations on technical issues to support the decision-making of senior management.
    • Leading multidisciplinary teams in the development of IT tactical systems, frameworks, or strategies.
    • Performing strategic, operational, or tactical planning for projects or systems to meet corporate strategy.

Additional Information

  • Must currently hold Federal Government PWGSC Top Secret Clearance 
  • Copies of Degrees and Certifications will be required 

ADGA commits to putting diversity into action to build a stronger, more representative team and help our customers and communities thrive. We are a proudly Canadian company, striving to further diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and provide every individual with the opportunities and resources to help them reach their full potential.

Since being acquired by Commissionaires Ottawa, ADGA has adopted the social mandate of Commissionaires to create meaningful employment opportunities and generate financial resources for veterans of the CAF, RCMP, their families, and fellow citizens who share a passion to contribute to the security and well-being of Canadians.

ADGA s'engage à mettre la diversité en action pour bâtir une équipe plus forte et plus représentative et aider nos clients et nos communautés à prospérer. Nous sommes une entreprise fièrement canadienne. Nous nous engageons pour promouvoir la diversité, l'équité et l'inclusion dans le milieu de travail et d'offrir à chaque personne les possibilités et les ressources qui lui permettront de réaliser son plein potentiel.

Depuis son acquisition par Les Commissionnaires Ottawa, ADGA a adopté le mandat social de Les Commissionnaires qui consiste à créer des possibilités d'emploi significatives et à générer des ressources financières pour les anciens combattants des FAC, de la GRC, leurs familles et leurs concitoyens qui partagent la passion de contribuer à la sécurité et au bien-être des Canadiens.

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