Senior Security Assurance (Ottawa or Detroit)

Req ID:  22476

Ottawa, CAN-Ontario, CA, K2K3G5

Category:  System Architecture

Our team has an opening for a developer with a passion for security and experience with Engine Control Units (ECU) and Control Systems. 

Connected Transport

Connectivity is driving a transformational change in human mobility, creating new possibilities and opportunities for manufacturers, consumers and those with innovative new business ideas. It also creates an urgent need for cybersecurity in the transportation segment. At Irdeto, we believe that connectivity shouldn’t be feared or increase the risk of a cyber attack. Security should be an opportunity to differentiate, enable new business models and earn customer confidence.


In the Security Assurance role your responsibilities will entail keeping up to date on the security landscape and tools, validating the security of our own products, and assessing the security posture of our customers.  We are seeking a strong individual contributor with excellent communication skills, a grasp of the inner workings of systems, and the creativity to find issues no one else sees.
As a team we cover a very broad range of systems: hardware, embedded, mobile, cloud, database, etc., so experience in some areas with the capability to pick up new skills is necessary to excel in this position.  ECU and Control System experience will be essential as it pertains to automotive, construction, and other connected transportation systems.
At a minimum we’d like you to have:

  • University degree in engineering or related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years Penetration testing of connected computer systems
  • 5+ years Reverse Engineering software
  • 5+ years Software development (in C or C++)
  • 5+ years of Threat modeling
  • Demonstrated in-depth technical knowledge of C++ programming language
  • Demonstrated in-depth technical knowledge of Linux operating system
  • Demonstrated experience with vehicle reversing or ECU operation in any connected transportation field (automotive, trucking, construction, etc...)
  • Curious and inventive thinker.  Not afraid to try something new.


Experience that can set you apart: 

  • CTFs, Security Conferences
  • Security Consulting
  • Network Security, RF
  • Automotive or Construction OEM/Tier 1


Location:  Ottawa, Canada or Pontiac, MI 

Why join Irdeto?

We are on a mission to build a secure future, where people can embrace connectivity without fear.  Our lives are increasingly connected. At Irdeto, we enable people and companies to experience connectivity effortlessly by protecting them from cyberattacks. Security is the enabler of the connected world we live in. Our solutions and services ensure that you can enjoy the latest video games, the best blockbuster movies and your favorite live events. And it does not stop there; our technology also secures connected transport and IoT connected industries – just to name a few. With 50 years of expertise in security, we protect over 5 billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best known brands.

What do we offer you?

At Irdeto, we know that it is the people who make our company a success. We encourage personal and professional growth and success among our globally diverse workforce by offering:

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits
  • Career and personal development opportunities
  • Flexible working spaces in state of the art offices
  • A focus on collaboration, creativity, health and happiness
  • Working for a truly global company with offices in 15+ countries

With 50 successful years of business innovation behind us, Irdeto is a solid company to join. We are looking for people who are energetic, dynamic and driven to be part of our community.

Welcome to Irdeto!

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