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IT Security Specialist

This position is available in Montreal, QC, Canada 

We are looking for an IT security specialist to participate in a large project around a renown financial institution revolving web presence, client portal, client identity management, self service functionality, automation, and more.

Duties and responsibilities :

  • Help the devops teams centralize various logs of the components involved in the environment
  • Describe the security use cases to be monitored for the different components
    • Identify the events which should trigger security alerts
    • Identify thresholds
    • Define the response process to the alert
  • Support the project to define and implement hardening for technologies such as Windows, Linux, Docker, etc.
  • Coordinate and validate the implementation of dashboards and alerts
  • Create security dashboards

Support the project team with other security architecture recommendations and implementation support, as needed.

Experience : 

minimum 3 to 5 years 

  • Splunk
  • IIS, .NET, Windows Server,
  • Nice to have: Any SIEM, Docker, Docker on Windows.
  • Knowledge of security of systems, networks, authentication, authorization, session management.
  • Knowledge in incident response
  • Knowledge in the .NET, Java language (with a focus on logging configurations and libraries) is a nice to have

Beneficial Expertise : 

  • Experience with JWT and JWKS
  • Experience with Authentication methods (SAML, oAuth2)
  • Experience performing code reviews, supporting development teams with the implementation of fixes.
  • Experience with web APIs, Web development, and back-end development.

Benefits of working at GoSecure Powered by Countertack

  • Competitive salaries;
  • Office located in downtown Montreal nearly all services / Metro Square-Victoria;
  • Modern office and friendly environment;
  • Complete health benefits;
  • Flexible work hours;
  • Accessibility to a group retirement savings program and employer contributions;
  • Cell phone and laptop provided by employer;
  • Continuing education policy;
  • Inclusive culture focused on people, customers and innovation.

Please email resumes and cover letters to with the position title 

GoSecure / CounterTack is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, marital status, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.