Specialist, Cyber Security

January 25 2023
Industries Telecommunications
Categories Certification, Audit,
Ottawa, ON • Full time

Req Id: 402478

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.

Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they’re the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you’re excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze new security features request, build the cross-functional dependencies with respect to functional and non-functional requirements, provide end to end solution, and lead the solution deployment and development
  • Take ownership of current solutions, including a Redhat SSO (Keycloak) platform and related Authentication and Authorization framework, providing support to multiple tenants and lifecycle management
  • Lead delivery of Secret management and TLS certificate management for several projects in IoT.
  • Review proactively current deployed security architectures and measures, and recommending and implementing enhancements
  • Conduct regular system tests and ensuring continuous monitoring of network security
  • Create and deliver best practice recommendations, tutorials, sample code, and presentations adapted to technical teams
  • Automate manual tasks where appropriate using Ansible and similar tools
  • Establish disaster recovery procedures and conducting breach of security drills
  • Promptly respond to all security incidents, coordinate with other internal security teams, and provide thorough post-event analysis
  • Deploy and maintain various security and non-security solutions hosted both on-prem in Openstack or OpenShift, or in-cloud

Critical Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive and well organized, leadership and soft skills
  • Able to advocate for your technical roadmaps and solutions to less-technical business and management teams, using business benefits
  • +10 years of experience working in IT infrastructure, system administration of Linux environment, and software development.
  • Very familiar with networking and network troubleshooting in a complex multi-cloud environment
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies, and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Experience with solutions for AAA (Authentication/Authorization/Accounting) including MFA SSO, and Identity Management, Encryption, Event correlation, Identity management, and Access management
  • Knowledge and understanding of Authentication and Authorization protocols and artifacts: OpenID Connect, JWT token, OAuth2, SAML, etc.
  • PKI & TLS knowledge (HTTPS, Encryption, Signatures, etc.)
  • Production experience with Openstack, OpenShift, and Kubernetes, including sidecar functionality (Istio, consul, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of Zero Trust Pillars, frameworks, and implementation strategies
  • Knowledge and understanding of Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solution and implementation strategies
  • Knowledge and experience in security systems, including firewalls, WAF, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, etc
  • Experience building automation using orchestration tools such as Ansible, and Infrastructure-as-code tools, such as Terraform
  • Programming experiences plus source code management using Git, MR & PR workflows, code reviews. Comfortable building and maintaining CI/CD testing and deployment pipelines.
  • Ability to build and maintain utility or automation scripts in bash or python
  • Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance, and reliability
  • Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions
  • Ability to interact with teams and individuals with a wide range of security understanding to explain and ensure alignment on security measures

Preferred Qualifications

  • Production experience with KeyCloak/Redhat SSO deployment, configuration, and operation
  • Linux Administrator/Engineer certification
  • Internet of Things (IoT) framework and main protocols knowledge such as MQTT and CoAP
  • Messaging Bus: AMQP, Kafka
  • Knowledge of Wireless and Mobile networks, especially 5G, LTE-M, LoRA, NB-IoT as asset
  • Programming and automation language knowledge and experience: Node.js, Java, Ansible
  • Knowledge of HashiCorp Vault
  • Security certifications: CISSP, SSCP, CEH, Security+, CISA
  • Azure certification
  • Kubernetes certification
  • FortiNet and F5 knowledge as asset


Adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Status:
Regular - Full Time
Job Location:
Canada : Quebec : Montreal || Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Ottawa || Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Flexible work profile:
Application Deadline: 02/19/2023

All team members are expected to reside in Canada and within a reasonable commuting distance from their work location to ensure that they are able to come to the office as required, whether the visit is planned or unplanned.

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

Created: Canada, ON, Ottawa

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