System Engineer, Cyber

Posted Date 2 days ago(8/17/2022 4:29 PM)
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Project/Program Overview

We are currently looking for an experienced  System Engineer, Cyber to join our Ottawa Cyber team. In this role you will act as the subject matter expert in Cyber Security requirements and will work closely with our customer and internal teams in the execution of the program.

Job Description

We are looking for practical experience in working with Splunk and ideally experience in one or more of the following areas; Network Security, Vulnerability Analysis, Threat Risk Assessment or Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Other areas of responsibility listed below. This position is a Hybrid role. 

  • You will be responsible for reviewing customer inputs
  • You will monitor, support and document the system design
  • Participate in development design efforts, troubleshoot various systems which support the laboratory and operational environment. 
  • Working collaboratively within an interdisciplinary range of colleagues and stakeholders in order to work on the solution 
  • Work closely with the Cyber Security Architect to support internal and formal technical reviews.

Basic Qualifications

Essential Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical/science/mathematics degree with continuous development of Cyber Security related professional knowledge and/or skills.
  • 3+ years of related experience.
  • Practical experience with Splunk.
  • Experience in one of the following areas: Network Security principles and practice, Vulnerability Analysis, Threat Risk Assessment, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) concepts with hands-on implementation as well as Operating System Hardening.
  • Hands-On experience with one or more of the following products: Microsoft Enterprise network suite of software, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO), VMware vSphere, ESXi & vCenter
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Canadian Security Clearance and a positive Controlled Goods Assessment. Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Applicants may be required to meet additional security requirements in order to gain access to technical data, classified areas or information that is subject to international regulations

Assets to have:

  • Industry certification such as CISSP, CEH, OSCP, GSEC, Security+, Network+, etc., or other related networking or security certifications would be viewed as an asset
  • Knowledge and experience with current government and industry standards such as CSE ITS Guidance, DISA STIGs, ITSG-33, ITSG-22, NIST SP-800 suite, ISO/IEC and other related standards is an asset.
  •  Knowledge or experience of Security Operations Center (SOC) technologies such as Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Intrusion Detection System (IDS), Intrusion prevention System (IPS), and machine learning technologies is an asset.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace – inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we welcome you to join our team!We encourage applications from women, members of the LGBTQ2+ community, diverse cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities.


We will work with you around any workplace accommodation required during our application process. If you require accommodation or have questions, please contact Human Resources via


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