Project Cybersecurity Engineer

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Date: 02-Mar-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:373062 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide


Imagine playing a central role in reducing the carbon footprint of Canada’s busiest public transit system and doing so with a consistently ranked Top Employer with a global reach. As part of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proudly working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of roles. The GO Expansion scope : new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.



Perform Cybersecurity Platform (CSP) activities during contract execution.

The Cybersecurity platform (CSP) is a hub of centralized security functions and services, running in a virtualized environment, for urban mass transit train transportation systems.

We need an experienced IT Engineer who can work in the R&D Program, to lead design and implementation of the IT modules of the CSP.



  • Responsible for design, configuration, interface and integration activities of the assigned IT services in the CSP platform, as per project requirement
  • Adapt the IT services within the CSP platform to the requirements of project stakeholders (project-specific constraints, local regulations, imposed standards)
  • Document requirement specifications, architecture, implementation guides, standard operating procedures, etc.
  • Interface with users of IT services on project to ensure compliance to needs.
  • Support penetration testing campaigns for activities which involve the CSP.
  • Review test and validation procedures for developed modules.
  • Contribute to the training of project stakeholders towards implementation.
  • Provide support to project in case of issues in configuration, build and deployment of relevant modules.


Education & Experience

  • University/ Engineering degree level
  • Relevant Cybersecurity certifications (GICSP, CISSP, GSEC, CISM) preferred
  • Technical Background with 5+ years of experience in IT solution design and deployment role.
  • Previous hands-on experience in an IT/OT environment with design, configuration, and implementation of some modules such as,
    • Windows (server standard / server core / desktop), hardware for high availability, OS management
    • Linux (RedHat) Setup / Update / Admin / package mgt
    • BIOS / UEFI
    • Active Directory (group policies, domain controllers, GPOs for Hardening / configuring Windows domain, etc.)
    • Patch Management Solutions (WSUS)
    • VMWare & vCloud (target running environments)
    • Backup and Restore solutions
    • Syslog Solutions
    • Elasticsearch Logstash Kibana (ELK)
    • McAfee ePO (console / AV / Whitelisting)
  • Experience in virtualization concepts and technologies (e.g Vmware, HyperV, Citrix, etc)
  • Knowledge of scripting (PowerShell / Python )
  • Experience in Requirement mgt, Configuration mgt, GIT (for internal change mgt)
  • Strong documentation (written) and presentation (verbal) skills
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders (across geographic locations worldwide
  • Dynamic, autonomous. Creativity and ability to work in a complex environment.


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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