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IBM Security Engineer / Product Security Incident Responder in Markham, Ontario


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Your Role and Responsibilities

This is an opening for a Security Engineer on the Cognos & Planning Analytics (CAPA) Secure Engineering team. The Secure Engineering is part of the Engineering, Quality and Delivery (EQD) Department of the CAPA organization.

As a Security Engineer working on Cognos Analytics, you will be responsible for assessing security vulnerabilities within an allotted time, identifying affected components, and logging and resolving defects. You will assist our Lead Security Engineer in upgrading libraries in Cognos Analytics to resolve vulnerabilities. You will also be responsible to create tools such as scripts, web applications and dashboards to automate our processes.

Key Duties:

  • Assess security vulnerabilities that come through the IBM PSIRT process, Customer Support and internal security scans by indicating if Cognos Analytics is vulnerable to the issue within an allotted time.

  • Coordinate with Development teams to assess vulnerabilities in their respective components and log defects against the various versions of Cognos Analytics that are affected by the vulnerability.

  • Upgrade old versions of third-party libraries by submitting legal approvals for the new versions, executing certification steps and performing Build Engineering actions to resolve vulnerabilities.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Good grasp of the OWASP Top Ten Web Application Security Risks.

  • Solid understanding and experience with at least one scripting technology or programming language.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver in a team environment.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with Cognos Analytics or other Business Intelligence product.

  • Knowledge of Python.

  • Knowledge of Web Application development.

  • Knowledge of Build Engineering and DevOps methodologies.

  • Basic knowledge of tools such as JIRA, SonarQube, and AppScan.

Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

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Location StatementThis role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

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