Cyber Security Assessment Specialist

Ottawa, ON

Job company Intertek
Size 10001+ employees
Job specification: Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 43,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.

Intertek is looking for a C/ C++ Linux Software Developer / Reverse Engineer to join our Connected World team in Rockville, MD.

The Connected World team focuses on cybersecurity, software testing, and assurance services for network-enabled devices, such as computers, tablets, mobile devices, apps, software, and wireless and connected products. The team provides services to help bring cutting-edge technology to market quickly with the assurance of safety/security, quality, and performance.

Acumen Security, an Intertek Company, is a full-service security certification provider offering Consulting, Documentation Development and Laboratory Services designed to assist in certifying commercial products against regulatory cybersecurity standards. Our goal is to not only assist our clients in certifying their products, but to provide a seamless and cost-effective way while maintaining the integrity of the certification efforts. While adhering to industry standards, Acumen Security works effectively and efficiently to maximize our clients’ Return on Investment.


We are looking for a highly skilled developer that is interested in security and working with existing security software to modify it as needed.
Must have an “anything is possible” attitude but can be realistic about time estimates and schedules.
Able to work with other junior engineers to help and mentor them with specific related challenges.
This Dynamic IT Security Risk Assessment-Auditor supports EWA-Canada’s cyber security testing and services business
This position encompasses hands-on cyber security testing (penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, device-level testing) with consultancy activities such as workshops, training, gap assessments, and client-focused business development
Familiarity with information technology security principles
We are looking for a driven, well-round and self-motivated person with an entrepreneurial approach to their work
Knowledge of computer programming or engineering, or equivalent job experience


Develop expertise to represent EWA-Canada as a subject matter expert in a variety of national and international cyber security standards such as IEC 62443, UL-2900, ITSG 33;
Develop workshops, training materials, whitepapers, to support clients’ compliance goals;
Hands on testing of products and services including vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, and device level testing;
Perform all necessary testing and auditing activities to support clients’ compliance goals;
Spend approximately 10%- 30% interfacing with new and existing identified target clients;
Meet with current and prospective customers via client presentations and participation at trade shows;
Assist in writing and following up on proposals, specify appropriate standards and pricing;
Provide outstanding customer service


Prefer 3-5 year(s) prior experience in the field of cyber security
Familiarity with information technology security principles
Familiarity with Cyber Security frameworks, standards, and certification
Superior interpersonal and customer service skills
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and superior presentation skills
Must be energized and self-motivated and have the ability to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Skills

Familiarity with penetration test tools and techniques (e.g. Kali, Nessus, Metasploit)
Cyber security risk management, medical device cyber security, UL2900, IEC 62443, ISA99, ITSG 33, ETSI TS 103 645 (more could be added)
Non-manufacturer, professional designations and certifications (e.g. CISSP, OSCP, CISA, CEH, SANS)
Experience working in a regulated, accredited facility or environment
Knowledge of computer programming or engineering, or equivalent job experience


Post-secondary degree/diploma

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world’s most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.


EWA-Canada, an Intertek company, offers a salary and benefit package competitively placed with the local market. We promote a culture where motivated customer-oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment and reach their highest potential. Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, and Disability Insurance plans; RRSP plan with company match; paid time off (vacation; sick holiday); Employee Assistance Program (EAP); Tuition Reimbursement, and more.


EWA-Canada, an Intertek company encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please contact if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

Seniority Level

Entry level

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