Careers
 

Looking for a career working in a collaborative environment with interesting and engaged people on leading edge technologies?

We are always interested in talking to experienced people with broadly based system and software engineering, cyber security and formal methods expertise. If you are able to quickly grasp the intricacies of a technical domain and enjoy solving complex technical challenges, please email your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Current Openings:

System/Software Engineer or Computer Scientist

As a System/Software Engineer or Computer Scientist with CSL you will contribute to various tasks related to the application of system safety and security engineering process to complex systems. Your primary focus will be the analysis of complex cyberphysical systems using a variety of formal (mathematical) and informal techniques. You will be required to interact effectively with engineers, managers, and other stakeholders representing a variety of engineering disciplines and other interests. This position may require occasional domestic and international travel.

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Graduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar
• Systems engineering experience - ability to understand complex cyberphysical systems that are the integrated product of electrical, mechanical, software/hardware and other engineering disciplines
• Expertise/knowledge in the automotive, aerospace, energy, rail, marine and/or medical device industries
• Very strong verbal and written communication skills and experience producing high quality technical documents/reports
• Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or eligibility to apply for residency

CSL provides expertise to our clients in a number of areas related to cyberphyscial system safety and security, and we understand that no one person can be an expert in all aspects of what we do. If you satisfy the criteria above and have expertise, knowledge, and experience working with at least three of the following areas/topics then we would be interested in hearing from you.

Specific experience in at least 3 of the following areas of CSL expertise:
• Formal (mathematical) methods for the analysis of computer systems such as model checking, theorem proving, or formal program verification
• System safety analysis techniques such as FMEA, FTA, or STPA
• Requirements engineering for large complex software and systems projects
• Assurance (safety and security) argumentation techniques for complex engineering projects
• System level cyber security assessments
• System security analysis techniques such as: Threat Tree Analysis or STPA-Sec
• Machine learning techniques
• Statistical methods to evaluate coverage of software testing results
• Application of formal (mathematical) techniques to non-trivial real-world problems
• Control system design and implementation techniques (e.g., PID controllers, Kalman Filters)
• Safety standards such as ISO 26262, IEC 61508, DO-178C, MIL-882E, CENELEC EN 50126/50128/50129
• Security standards such as ISO 27000, NERC CIP, RTCA DO-326A/355/356, NIST 800, ITSG 33
• NIST Cybersecurity Framework
• Project management experience
• Human factors design and analysis techniques

Interested?
Please email your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading "Application - Systems Engineer:
Applicants are invited to submit evidence of written communication skills (e.g., a technical report authored by the applicant).

 

Systems/Software Engineer with Cyber Security Experience

We are currently seeking an individual who sees the connections between safety and security to contribute to system level cyber security assessments in the context of safety-critical systems across a variety of industry sectors.This person will have strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, and will think at the system level. Broadly based knowledge of security design and security architecture in the context of safety critical systems is essential in this role. The role will involve security risk assessments on large distributed computing systems and platforms, or safety-critical industrial control systems. This individual will be able to identify vulnerabilities of large computing platforms as well as identify threats from technical, physical, personnel and procedural sources. This position may require some travel for short durations within Canada and abroad.

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Bachelor degree in Engineering or Computer Science, graduate degree preferred
• Specialization in cyber security
• Background in real time embedded systems and systems/software engineering
• Very strong verbal and written communication skills and experience producing high quality technical documents/reports
• Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or eligibility to apply for residency

CSL provides expertise to our clients in a number of areas related to cyberphysical system safety and security, and we understand that no one person can be an expert in all aspects of what we do. If you satisfy the criteria above and have expertise, knowledge, and experience working with at least three of the following areas/topics then we would be interested in hearing from you.

Specific experience in at least 3 of the following areas of CSL expertise:
• System specification, design and development lifecycle for large software-intensive systems
• Network security
• NIST Cybersecurity Framework
• Security standards such as ISO 27000, NERC CIP, RTCA DO-326A/355/356, NIST SP 800-30 Revision 4, ITSG-33 (2012), SAE J3061
• Professional experience with cyber security through assessment, addressing system vulnerabilities or monitoring incidents
• Experience in identifying how security threats could impact safety
• Demonstrated ability to perform a security risk assessment

Interested?
Please email your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. with the subject heading "Application - Systems Engineer/Cyber".
Applicants are invited to submit evidence of written communication skills (e.g., a technical report authored by the applicant).