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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

Director, Human Resources (12-14 months) 

Summary of the Role:

As part of the Human Resources team, the Director, Human Resources executes the operational needs of the Human Resources Department and business strategy and related HR Strategy for the Canadian Operations at Hitachi Systems Security. The Director, Human Resources develops, maintains and enhances the company’s human resources by planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating human resources policies, programs, and practices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the executive and senior management teams on implementation of strategy and provide HR advice/guidance;
  • Partner with management to create, monitor, implement and communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, and programs to ensure workforce requirements, legal compliance, equity and alignment with Hitachi Systems Global practices;
  • Main point of contact with Hitachi Systems Ld. Human Resources department in our headquarter in Tokyo;
  • Deploy Hitachi global Human Resource initiatives, analyses and report results to headquarter on a quarterly and annual basis;
  • Responsible for manpower planning through the human resource requirement, recruitment and selection of the -suitable candidates;
  • Administer and develop Global Performance Management program to align performance management systems with company goals and compensation structure including performance development plans and employee career development programs;
  • Coach managers in their communication and feedback related to their direct reports;
  • In collaboration with technical staff, creates and updates job descriptions and analyzes job requirements for all positions in the organization;
  • Monitor pay practices/renumeration for effectiveness and cost containment including participation in the annual Mercer market research survey as required by Hitachi Systems in Tokyo;
  • Collaborate with the Marketing department to develop the HR-Marketing strategy through development of our employer brand strategy, events, and communications;
  • Ensure that the Company Health and Safety program adheres to the provincially legislated requirements;
  • Responsible for the administration of employee benefit programs;
  • Overview immigration related processes and documentation required for ex-pats and employees with a work permit;
  • Manage the HR team;
  • Manage all HR internal communications;
  • Ensure strict confidentiality with all Human Resources related communication and information;
  • Travel to Japan at least once per year to attend the Global HR Conference in Tokyo;
  • Other duties as required within the scope of Human Resources.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Behavioural Science or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience and knowledge in Human Resources related areas;
  • Extensive knowledge of Québec immigration laws and practices;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products;
  • Possess a high level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability;
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic and positive team attitude;
  • Able to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously, effectively and accurately in a very fast paced and changing work environment;
  • High flexibility and adaptability to constant changes;
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, including external contacts;
  • Bilingualism – French and English, verbal and written.

We offer:

  • Professional environment of cutting-edge technology
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Group insurance plan
  • Flexible schedules
  • Team spirit and dedication to service excellence
  • Sense of belonging to a global, brand-name organization
Project Manager – Experienced

Summary of the Role:

As part of the Hitachi Systems Security Project Support Office, 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 three (3) to five (5+) years of project management experience, with a background in information technology 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

Software Quality Assurance Specialist (SQA)

Summary of the Role:

The Software Quality Assurance Specialist (SQA) supports R&D team in analyzing, designing, building and testing the ArkAngel Platform to meet and exceed our customer expectations. This is an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark in a fast-paced and growing software engineering organization. The SQA Specialist will review functional requirements and user stories from Product Manager; design test plans, write test cases, oversee test strategies and perform testing for assigned ArkAngel components. The SQA Specialist will submit and verify defects, maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of ArkAngel Platform analyzes test results to certify existing functionality and integrations and recommends corrective action upon failures. Testing will include functional and nonfunctional, integration, regression, system, smoke and sanity testing. The QSA Specialist will perform his diverse activities in collaboration with the Principal System Architect and according to Hitachi Systems Security global business vision and sound software engineering principles.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design functional and non-functional test cases that verify requirements and validate functionality
  • Analyze user stories and technical requirements for validity, feasibility and technical soundness and decompose them to extract positive and negative test scenarios and strong acceptance criteria
  • Detect, report, and track software defects
  • Execute all levels of testing including but not limited to: System, Integration; Component Level Regression
  • Use methodical and repeatable processes to verify releases meet quality standards before launch
  • Apply Quality Engineering principles throughout the agile product life cycle to identify defect and design flaws
  • Collaborate with the development team to improve the quality of the deliverables and ensure the business needs are met.

Qualifications Required/Asset:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) or equivalent diploma;
  • 2 – 5 years of enterprise software testing experience or equivalent
  • Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec, an asset;
  • Experience in Acceptance Testing and how it applies to Agile Testing
  • Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP).

Other Skills and Attributes :

  • Experience with and/or working knowledge of networking technologies and protocols such as:
    • IP Networks, routing, switching, WLAN, VLAN technologies
    • Network-based authentication, NAC, LDAP and Active Directory
    • Network management systems such as DHCP, SNMP, DNS
    • Security Event and Information Management (SEIM),
    • Log Aggregation, Intrusion detection and prevention (IDS/IPS),
  • Familiarity with development practices like Unit Testing, Test-Driven
  • Familiarity with one or more scripting/programming languages and/or tools such as: C, PostgreSQL, Perl, JAVA, Python, is a big plus.
  • Excellent analytical, debugging, problem-solving and root-cause analysis skills
  • Create and maintain reusable components, functions and libraries to reduce maintenance costs, increase efficiency and scalability
  • Experienced in test result evaluation, reporting and metrics
  • Demonstrated ability to operate and innovate in a small team with a fast-paced environment, balancing both strategic and tactical needs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Be a self-starter, capable of working in diverse environments with little direction

We offer:

  • Thorough in-house, expert training on cutting-edge technology
  • Dynamic work environment in new and modern office
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Group insurance plan
  • Team spirit and dedication to service excellence

Information Security Specialist

Summary of the Role:

As an Information Security Specialist, you will join a team of Information Security professionals in support of Hitachi Systems Security Inc. clients by providing Information Security services in various market sectors. Duties will include delivery of security advice and guidance, services, reports and other deliverables to meet client needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist customers with security related issues;
  • Review and validate alerts escalated by Security Analysts;
  • Assist Security Analysts on the complex cases and provide guidance during and after a security incident;
  • Reviewing customer reports to ensure that quality and accuracy are meet;
  • Working with customers to create use cases, correlations rules, filters, …. etc.;
  • Creation and tuning IDS rules;
  • Fine tuning alerts;
  • Reacts to customer’s escalations;
  • Mentor and Train security analysts in both technical and process areas.;
  • Create incidents and support the customers of such incidents to not only mitigate the current threat but also prevent future occurrence;
  • Provide support and recommendations to customers in the interest of promoting and maintaining an appropriate security posture;
  • Perform vulnerability Management and Penetration tests;
  • Be part of on-call rotation team for off-shift escalations;
  • Participates in security investigations;
  • Provide feedbacks for improvement;
  • Follow the incident response process to ensure all security incidents are created and escalated within SLA;
  • Participates in organizational projects, as required;
  • Excellent analytical skills and having the mentality of a problem solver;
  • Excellent communication skills that translate into the ability to effectively handle security incidents;
  • Insure that all the security controls in scope are deployed and are working properly; and are meeting the customer needs;


Qualifications Required:

  • Expert analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Self-driven leader and highly motivated;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to mentor and train junior SOC analysts on technical and process related areas
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and support on-call;
  • Experience working with SIEM tools and able to identify tuning recommendations for improved detection and accuracy
  • Experience performing security analysis and incident response
  • In-depth experience performing packet captures and analyzing output;
  • Strong understanding of networking and associated protocols;
  • Strong understanding of security threats and vulnerabilities;
  • Strong understanding of general cybersecurity concepts;
  • Strong understanding of security tools and technologies;
  • Customer service skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in language to be supported; 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an operations environment as a security analyst and/or engineer;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Certified: GCIA, CEH, CISM or CISSP;


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
DevOps Developer

Summary of the Role:

The role of the DevOps Developer is to work with the Software Engineering Department to deploy and operate our systems. You will help automate and streamline our operations and processes. Create and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations.

This role will also include developing a technical solution that meets the requirements defined in the software specifications and implementing this solution in accordance with recognized best practices in the field of software engineering. You will have to participate in examinations / inspections, debugging and maintenance of the systems in place. And finally, the developer’s mandate in software support may also include helping to solve complex problems for which he will have to be able to offer realistic estimates or even sometimes creative solutions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize problems and treat them appropriately
  • Diagnose probe problems (networks, firewalls, services or hardware)
  • Follow up after the problem has been solved
  • Ensure that our services and production servers are aligned with the proposed solution
  • Review software architecture design and code to propose improvements
  • Ensures a solid and up-to-date knowledge of the platform infrastructure and all its components
  • Understand third-party software dependencies, both in operations and configuration
  • Update the documentation of our systems
  • Diagnose and fix bugs in application software
  • Provide a support service 24/7 (on call rotation)
  • Perform other related duties in accordance with the requirements and expectations set for this position
  • Perform all professional tasks within the company, with an automatic focus on security
  • Maintain the operating systems of Hitachi Systems Security, PostgreSQL, Snort, Saint
  • Prepare and deploy upgrades and new packages
  • Monitor applications using tools.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • University/College degree in Computer Science
  • 2 – 7 years of relevant experience in the field of software development
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux operating systems (RHEL, CentOS)
  • In-depth knowledge of the programming languages ​​used (C, Python, PHP, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Knowledge in Automation tools (Chef, Ansible, Puppet)
  • Experience with CI/CD tools.
  • Experience with TCP / IP and network problem solving (VPN / IPSEC, etc.)
  • Experience working with various elements ensuring system security (firewalls, proxies, etc.)
  • Understand advanced database concepts and design implications
  • In-depth experience supporting software applications
  • Ingenious, analytical skills and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent English and French skills, both oral and written
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Honesty, integrity and confidentiality required at all times
  • Security Clearance Required for Canada: Secret Level
  • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly
  • Attention to detail
  • Critical Mind – Demonstrate diligence in solving problems and completing tasks
  • Strong work ethic and team spirit
  • Strong technical skills in software development, eager to develop the skills necessary to meet the various requirements of the position
  • Ability to learn, use and master new technologies
  • Strong interest and passion for the field of information security
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage satisfactorily several deadlines at the same time
  • Ability to work independently, requiring little supervision

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

Backend Software Developer

Summary of the Role:

As a member of the backend AI team you will design and implement a diverse set of software components that power our machine learning workflows.

The systems you build will have a large impact on the entire platform. This includes data processing, data discovery, annotation, and visualization. This also includes tools that help us automate the monitoring, validation, and productization of our data pipeline.

As an engineer on the AI team, you bring top-notch software engineering skills and can contribute to our tooling systems.  Knowledge of machine learning, computer vision, or neural networks is a plus but not required as this can be learned on the job as you work with our machine learning experts. A strong candidate for the AI Tooling team will be an excellent software generalist, or someone who is exceptionally strong in backend engineering.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement correlation engine for IT cybersecurity monitoring.
  • Design and implement user/entity behavior analytics engine in the context of cybersecurity.
  • Design and implement large-scale data real-time processing pipelines that handle a diverse set of data such as cybersecurity logs, and human/entity behavior.
  • Design and implement tools, tests, metrics, and dashboards to accelerate the development cycle of our data pipeline.
  • Work closely with Front-End engineers to seamlessly integrate with backend systems.
  • Work closely with AI researchers to support evolving research projects and implement new production features.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related area, with strong software engineering experience.
  • 8+ years of experience with software engineering and development
  • Experience with at least one major language (such as C++, Java)
  • Strong knowledge of at least one programming language related to data engineering, such as Python. Scala (optional).
  • Experience with big data systems such as Spark, Hadoop/MapReduce is a plus.
  • Experience with cloud computing such AWS EC2/S3/RDS is a plus.
  • Experience with Elastic Search or other scalable search systems is a plus.
  • Experience with real-time data processing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of machine learning, computer vision, or neural networks is a plus but not required
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and drive to deliver best-in-class software products
  • Demonstrated experience designing, building and maintaining large-scale, high-performance systems and frameworks
  • Experience with stream processing (e.g. Kafka, Flume, Storm, Spark Streaming)
  • Strong understanding of data modeling and storage with NoSQL (ACCUMULO) and relational DBs
  • Some experience with analytics (e.g. Spark, MapReduce) is a plus
  • Take responsibility for the code you own and improve our codebase
  • Conduct code review with your peers

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

IT Infrastructure Team Leader


The IT Infrastructure Team Leader is responsible for the proper operation and security of the IT infrastructure and the coordination of the technical teams.

IT Security Analyst

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

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.

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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!