Senior Advisor, Cyber Security

Date: May 8, 2019

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 234382 


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 

Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they’re the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you’re excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.  

The successful candidate will mainly be responsible for integrating Security Solutions engagements in dedicated environments to support Government of Canada contracts.  Drawing on both technical and business integration acumen, there is the opportunity to interact with and manage relations between both Customers and Bell Canada staff. This role requires the hands-on Design and Deployment of projects with project teams of varying sizes.


Job Duties/ Accountabilities:

  • Complex testing, deployment, integration, and remediation of Security solutions.
  • Defining customer requirements with a focus on solutions at an Enterprise level.
  • Developing detailed architecture inputs, requirements analysis, functional and technical specifications, testing documents, and build books, in support of complex integration activities.
  • Working directly with Customer Technical Leads, Bell Technical Leads, and supporting team members, in driving successful Technical Security Solution delivery outcomes, to Project timelines and expectations.
  • Providing technical support services to develop and maintain integrated Security solutions.
  • Participating in the approval of vendor choices and establishing product / vendor selection criteria.
  • Determining system architecture specifications and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Configuring and validating secure systems, testing security products and systems to identify security weaknesses.
  • Contributing to continuous growth of the Security Solutions practice through mentorship, identification of new opportunities and development of Security solutions.
  • Take the Lead on ensuring full Complex Security solution integration, across multiple Products and Subject Matter Expertise.  Ownership of outcomes and ability to learn quickly and deploy on time are important in the role.


Critical Qualifications/Competencies:

  • 7+ years in IT with a minimum of 5+ years of demonstrated experience in providing hands-on technical integration expertise on AVAS, SIEM, and Firewall / UTM Solutions within large Corporate environments.
  • Experience may include, but not limited to:
  • Providing guidance on Enterprise Security solutions
  • Defining Enterprise Security solution requirements
  • Installing and configuring Security solutions for Enterprise solutions – hands-on installation and remediation is important to the role.
  • Experience with DLP, IDS / IPS, VA scanning, Secure Proxy, Load Balancing experience/skills in both architecture and deployment/build, at 3+ years, is considered an asset to the role
  • Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills in English.
  • Able to communicate technical points to others at the technical, user and management levels.
  • Superb customer relations and the ability to interact with customers at all levels.
  • Strong IT networking skills.
  • Strong Data Centre, Cloud Integration, Storage skills, are considered an asset to the role.
  • Ability to gain management support and work effectively at all levels across the organization and across department.
  • Team oriented, with extensive experience in working in complex technical projects.
  • Autonomous and ability to accept responsibility with minimal supervision.
  • Must have current Secret Security Clearance issued by a Government of Canada


Preferred Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Experience with Fortinet, Cisco ASA, F5 WAF, Palo Alto Firewalls and Juniper Firewalls
  • Experience in participating in the recommendation of security best practices for the design and configuration of Security Solutions.
  • Experience in participating in the definition and implementation a Security Solutions roadmap.
  • Experience in automation with strong scripting skills (Python, Ansible, PowerShell, etc)
  • Bachelor or specialized college degree in Computer Science, System Engineering or another related IT program, is an asset.
  • Professional designation such as CISSP, CISM, etc. is an asset.
  • Bilingual (English and French) in both spoken and written capability is an asset.





Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Ottawa 
Application Deadline: 05/27/2019 


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at


Created: CanadaON, Ottawa

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