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Discover exciting career opportunities in the growing cybersecurity industry.

As one of the world’s leading IT security service providers, the success of Hitachi Systems Security hinges, to a very large extent, on the quality and dedication of our employees. We are committed to maintaining a stimulating workplace where all employees develop their talents and skills to help protect our customer’s data assets. 

We offer cutting-edge technology, friendly and dynamic work environments, state-of-the-art IT equipment, flexible schedules, group insurance plans and a sense of belonging to a global, brand-name organization.

Are you interested in joining the Hitachi Systems Security team? Check out our current job openings below or contact us directly.

Current Job Offerings

Experienced SOC Manager

Summary:

Reporting to the VP, Managed Security Services, the Manager, Security Operations Center (SOC) is responsible for Service Delivery Program Management encompassing coaching and mentoring of the MSS team, supporting daily operations and developing delivery strategies and plans for the Managed Security Services function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead 24×7 SOC operations;
  • Drive collaboration, learning and process improvement in the SOC team;
  • General staff management and oversight of the day-to-day activities of the Managed Security Services group including scheduling work flow to ensure 24X7 coverage, mentoring/training new/existing staff and ensuring that the job responsibilities and procedures are followed.
  • Guide and work with SOC team to identify/problem solve operational and security issues within the SOC.
  • Guides recruiting, hiring, training, development, and retention of highly qualified employees to ensure the effective operation;
  • Work jointly with Infrastructure and Incident Response teams to periodically review existing security device architecture and recommend potential updates or enhancements.
  • Develop and supervise work schedules to ensure proper staffing levels are maintained.
  • Ensure service delivery meets SLAs .
  • Provide advisory support to clients and ensure customer service and satisfaction.
  • Support/provision training and/or training programs for SOC customers.
  • Maintain and improve the QMS processes and procedures.
  • Participate in professional development activities focused on information security.
  • Provide feature enhancement recommendations to develop service toolsets.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree or equivalent in IT Security
  • 4-7 years of experience in IT Security
  • Excellent knowledge of security concepts and best practices
  • At least one of following security certification: CISSP, CISA, CISM
  • Knowledge of networking protocols and equipment (CCNA, CCNP level)
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Sense of autonomy combined with strong analytical, technical and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong sense of initiative
  • Mindset open to change and continuous improvement

We offer:

  • Thorough in-house, expert training on cutting-edge technology
  • State-of-the-art IT equipment
  • Dynamic work environment in new and modern office
  • Group insurance plan
  • Flexible schedules
  • Team spirit and dedication to service excellence
  • Sense of belonging to a global, brand-name organization

Experienced Project Manager

Summary of the Role:

As part of the Hitachi Systems Security Client Services team, the Project Manager is responsible for successful delivery of Hitachi Systems Security projects for our clients through sponsor relationship management, project plan development and execution, budget and schedule management, issue and risk management, project team member coordination, and project change control.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of a project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget; and manage several projects simultaneously;
  • Design, communicate, and implement an operational plan for completing the project;
  • Monitor progress and performance against the project plan;
  • Resolve escalated and operational issues and minimize delays;
  • Identify, develop, and gather the resources to complete the project;
  • This may include preparing designs and work specifications, developing project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors;
  • Liaise with other operational areas in the organization to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project;
  • Conduct meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project;
  • Create, manage and report project metrics to appropriate levels of management;
  • Set priorities, allocates tasks, and coordinates project targets and milestones;
  • Manages and report Recognized Revenues Forecast based on project plans and associated deliverables;
  • Manage resource allocation of PMO and Professional Services (PS) staff on PS mandates to ensure proper utilization based on target resources utilization

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 5+ years of project management experience, with a background in IT security consulting
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification or equivalent knowledge in project management methodologies
  • Demonstrated success in delivery of cross-organizational projects
  • Demonstrated success in managing direct staff reports that are geographically dispersed
  • Experience in managing executives and tracking and reporting on KPIs
  • Able to identify, create, and modify processes to enhance business goals
  • Outstanding organizational skills; ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work to demanding deadlines
  • High level of motivation to achieve desired results
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks effectively, with attention to detail
  • Be a team player who can work effectively with peers and management across the organization
  • Bilingualism required: Candidate must have excellent skills in English and French (written and spoken)

Qualifications Considered an Asset :

  • Knowledge and background in Software Development Life Cycle, particularly within an ERP system 

We offer:

  • State-of-the-art IT equipment
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Group insurance plan
  • Team spirit and dedication to service excellence
  • Sense of belonging to a global, brand-name organization

Technical Support Specialist

Summary of the Role:

The Technical Support Specialist’s role is to ensure proper application and computer equipment operations so that end users can accomplish tasks. This includes receiving, prioritizing, documenting and actively resolving requests.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build relationship with clients and elicit problem details from help desk clients
  • Prioritize and schedule problems. Escalate problems (when required) to the appropriately experienced technician
  • Record, track, and document the help desk request problem-solving process, through to the final resolution
  • Document all pertinent end user identification information, including name, department, contact information, and nature of problem or issue
  • Perform post-resolution follow-ups to support requests
  • Develop help sheets and knowledge base articles for end users
  • Perform related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position
  • Prepare, install and support sensors (servers)
  • Diagnose sensor problems (networks, firewalls, services or hardware)
  • Maintain services and production servers related to the ArkAngel solution (sensors, PostgreSQL database servers, apache)
  • Provide hardware support
  • Follow up on internal technical support requests for Hitachi Systems Security (level 1 and 2)
  • Maintain the equipment inventory and contact suppliers to purchase hardware
  • Maintain 24×7 support (On-call rotation schedule)

 

Qualifications Required:

  • IT diploma at college level or higher
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in networking
  • Excellent knowledge of network protocols and equipment
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Linux operating systems (RHEL, CentOS)
  • Good experience with TCP/IP protocol and low-level network troubleshooting (VPN/IPSEC, etc.)
  • Experience with different elements ensuring network security (firewalls, proxies, etc.)
  • Knowledge of computer hardware
  • Experience with desktop and server Operating Systems; Windows, CentOS Linux
  • Extensive application support experience
  • Working experience with a range of diagnostic utilities
  • Resourceful, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in both French and English
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning skills
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Honesty, integrity and confidentiality required at all times
  • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Exceptional customer service orientation

Qualifications Considered an Asset

  • Knowledge of JBOSS and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with support ticket management systems
  • Security Clearance required for Canada: “Secret” –

We offer:

  • Thorough in-house, expert training on cutting-edge technology
  • State-of-the-art IT equipment
  • Dynamic work environment in new and modern office
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Group insurance plan
  • Team spirit and dedication to service excellence
  • Sense of belonging to a global, brand-name organization
Human Resources IT Talent Acquisition Specialist

Summary of the Role:

As part of the Human Resources team, the Human Resource IT Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for attracting the best talent and developing best practices for the recruitment process while developing a pipeline of candidates and maintaining a network of potentially available talent to sustain the growth of the organization. Understand the business needs behind each recruiting project by working with the line Managers to define the requirements and by championing the process until completion in the most timely and effective way possible.

You will also assist in company branding strategies that will help our recruitment efforts; attending career fairs, looking for sponsorship opportunities, etc. You will also help out with other day to day HR related tasks.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the recruitment cycle, job posting process by ensuring an updated job description is drafted in both French and English
  • Manage Recruiter LinkedIn account and any other Recruitment tool: post job openings and conduct passive searches and conduct preliminary review of all applications received.
  • Coordinate/manage postings on Company Careers Site.
  • Conduct pre-selection interviews with candidates and prepare summary to be sent to Director of department
  • Coordinate with department heads for technical interviews with candidates
  • Process all pre-employment background checks with Mintz Global Screening as required by our corporate security policies and practices
  • Prepare Employment Offer Letters and Employment Agreements
  • Track/follow up with completion of 3 Month Probationary Reviews
  • Assist with the process of obtaining work permits and visas for Temporary Foreign Workers as well as intra-company transfers to Canada
  • Ensure that onboarding and offboarding processes are followed as per HR Process flowchart
  • Assist in drafting and/or updating human resources policies and practices.

Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of recruiting experience in the information technology sector
  • Familiarity with social media recruiting and employer branding initiatives as well as networking skills
  • Passionate about finding top talent; true ‘hunter’ mentality, go-getter, flexible and adaptable;
  • Fluency in both French, English, both oral and written; business correspondence skills in French & English;
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook);
  • Ability to generate reports and to develop and/or track metrics on a regular basis;
  • Strong interpersonal skills (both written and oral) and the ability to communicate and interact with all levels in an organization;
  • Proven organizational skills that allow you to prioritize tasks effectively, manage your time efficiently, multitask, and meet multiple and/or conflicting deadlines;
  • Demonstrated ability to apply appropriate discretion and handle sensitive or confidential information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality;
  • Demonstrated maturity, reliability, and trustworthiness and proven ability to maintain an upbeat attitude and foster positive relationships with all;
  • Ability to work autonomously, proactively and as an integrated member of a team;
  • Demonstrated skills to work effectively under pressure and within tight deadlines

We offer:

  • Professional environment of cutting-edge technology
  • Friendly and dynamic work environment in new and modern office
  • Group insurance plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Team spirit and dedication to service excellence
  • Sense of belonging to a global, brand-name organization

IT Security Analyst

We are currently looking for an IT Security Analyst for our Security Operations Center.

Summary
The role of the information security analyst is to analyze alerts generated by intrusion detection systems, which are deployed on client networks worldwide. When necessary, the analyst will be required to counter attacks by intervening in a manner that is in accordance with the intervention process established with clients. The analyst is also
responsible for producing analysis reports on a monthly basis for clients and ensuring the optimum performance of client networks from an information security’s perspective.

Cyber Threat Hunter

Summary of the Role:

 

The Cyber Threat Hunter will be responsible for participating in threat actor-based investigations to detect, disrupt and eradicate the presence of threat actors from enterprise networks. To meet this goal, you will utilize the latest in cyber security technology and Cyber Threat Intelligence to support Hitachi Systems Security Inc. customers with proactive Computer Network Defense protection.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Hunt for and identify threat actor groups based on their known techniques, tactics, procedures (TTPs), tools and infrastructure.
  • Identify and track new tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) associated with known threat actors to enhance our cyber threat intelligence database.
  • Capture intelligence on threat actor TTPs and develop countermeasures in response to threat actors.
  • Conduct Open Source cyber threat intelligence research to identify threat actor motivations, capabilities, and intentions.
  • Monitoring and analysis of network traffic and security alerts, responding to potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Investigation of intrusion attempts and performing in-depth reverse engineering analysis of exploits.
  • Provide network intrusion detection expertise to support timely and effective decision on when to declare an incident.
  • Perform initial triage on security events that are populated in Hitachi’s Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system.
  • Analyze a variety of network and endpoint-based security appliance logs (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, Sys Logs, etc.) to determine the correct remediation actions and escalation paths for each incident.
  • Independently follow procedures to contain, analyze, and eradicate malicious activity.
  • Document all activities during an incident and provide leadership with status updates during the life cycle of the incident.
  • Develop advanced queries and alerts to detect adversary actions.
  • Provide thoroughly vetted intelligence products on emerging cyber threats, indicators of compromise and trend analysis.
  • Create a final incident report detailing the events of the incident.
  • Provide information regarding intrusion events, security incidents, and other threat indications and warning information to US government agencies.
  • Assist with the development of processes and procedures to improve incident response times, analysis of incidents, and overall SOC operations.

Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of direct experience in an IT Security, Incident Response or Security Analyst role within the last 4 years.
  • Industry recognized professional certification such as GCFA, GREM, GCIH, CISSP
  • Experience with or current understanding of Cyber intelligence processes and systems.
  • Direct experience with Malware and Fusion analysis techniques and methodologies.
  • Scripting skills (e.g., PowerShell, Python, shell scripting)
  • Experience with cyber advanced persistent threats, actors, infrastructure, and TTPs.
  • Experience and extensive knowledge working with a SIEM and performing triage, information gathering and analysis.
  • Experience in Security Incident Handling and Incident Management procedures.
  • Experience with writing clear and concise technical documents specifically event analysis and incident handling documentation.
  • Experience with Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems.
  • Knowledge of computer networking, routing and switching with knowledge of the TCP/IP stack and other protocols.
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX and Windows based devices at the System Administrator level.
  • Working knowledge of security architectures and devices.
  • In-depth knowledge of lateral movement methods, foothold tactics, and data exfiltration techniques.
  • Experience with Account Management, Windows Events and Log Management.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work autonomously with attention to detail and processes.
  • Excellent communication skills with experience providing incident briefings to peers, management and clients.
  • Excellent written skills with experience creating formal incident reports.
  • Suitable to obtain Canadian Federal Government SECRET clearance, or the ability to obtain a clearance.

 

 

We offer:

  • Professional environment in cutting-edge technology
  • Dynamic work setting in new and modern office
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Group insurance plan
  • Team spirit and dedication to service excellence
  • Sense of belonging to a global, brand-name organization

Security Architect

Summary of the Role:

The role of the Security Architect is to work with the Managed Security Services team to secure client’s information. He is mainly responsible for determining security requirements, planning onboarding activities and implementing MSS solutions.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be part of the onboarding of new Hitachi Systems Security Inc clients by defining security strategy, following up deployment and insuring quality of communication during onboarding process;
  • Participate in the elaboration of new Hitachi Systems Security service offering by being part of the technical service definition team.
  • Enhance security team accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members.
  • Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; preparing effort estimates.
  • Define security strategies for Hitachi Systems Security Inc clients by specifying intrusion detection methodologies and equipment; directing equipment and software installation and calibration; preparing preventive and reactive measures; completing documentation.
  • Maintain security monitoring strategy of Hitachi Systems Security Inc customers by monitoring and ensuring compliance to standards, policies, and procedures; developing and conducting training programs.
  • Prepare system security report templates by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Update job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Qualifications Required:

  • University degree in Computer Science;
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in IT Security;
  • Excellent understanding of IT Security controls;
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux operating systems (RHEL, CentOS)
  • Good experience with TCP/IP protocol and low-level network troubleshooting (VPN/IPSEC, etc.)
  • Experience with different elements ensuring network security (firewalls, proxies, etc.)
  • Resourceful, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Honesty, integrity and confidentiality required at all times
  • Critical thinking – show a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and getting work done.
  • Strong ability to learn, use and master new, unfamiliar technologies
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge Snort, Saint
  • Unix and Linux Administration background
  • CISSP or equivalent certification

 

We offer:

  • Professional environment in cutting-edge technology
  • Dynamic work setting in new and modern office
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Group insurance plan
  • Team spirit and dedication to service excellence
  • Sense of belonging to a global, brand-name organization

Join Our Team

Hitachi Systems Security Team

If you would like to apply for any of the jobs listed and become a part of the Hitachi Systems Security team, please send us your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you!