Technology Professionals, Operational Support
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The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) is looking for technical professionals who thrive on tackling diverse challenges in a unique environment. Working in teams, the ideal candidate will directly contribute to operations via the timely delivery of technical solutions in support of the CSIS mandate.
You will have the opportunity to contribute and influence project deliverables that support technical operations, including the collection, processing, and analysis of data in support of CSIS' investigations.
Successful candidates will benefit from continuous learning where your technical skills will be developed, maintained and enhanced. In addition, you will be exposed to specialized security intelligence related technologies, systems and equipment.
Once you have established yourself at CSIS, your experience can lead to unique and exciting opportunities not available in the private sector.
If you are up to the challenge and join one of our high performing teams, there is no doubt that your contributions to CSIS will have a meaningful and direct impact in our mission to keep Canada safe.
We will be hiring highly qualified individuals in the following specialized streams:
As a technology professional, you will be supporting investigations against threats to the safety of Canadians by:
Graduation from a two-year program of study from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in computer science, information technology, software engineering or another specialty relevant to the position to be staffed or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
If you completed a program outside of Canada you will be required to obtain proof of a Canadian equivalency at your expense through a recognized credential assessment service.
Note: Any higher level of education could be recognized as experience.
Undergraduate or Master's degree in a related field and three (3) years of related experience for all streams.
Technologist diploma or Professional technologist equivalency designation and four (4) years of related experience for all streams.
Related experience is defined as recent* and significant** experience.
Stream experience requirements are defined as:
Stream 1 & 2- Engineering / Quality Assurance & Compliance Officer:
Stream 3 - Networking:
Stream 4 - Developer:
Stream 5 - Communication:
Stream 6 - Analyst:
Stream 7 - IT Security:
Stream 8 - Mechanical & Electronics Technologies:
Stream 9 - Technical Professional (Technologist/Engineer).
You may possess other experience that may not be requisite for all our streams, but considered as an asset for CSIS. Please identify which stream (s) most interest you in your cover letter and we will find the right role for you.
*Recent: is defined as experience acquired in the last five (5) years.
**Significant: is defined as the depth and breadth of experience that would normally be acquired by a person in a position where the performance of these duties constitutes his or her main functions over that period of time.
Conditions of Employment
Underfill level 7:
Successful underfill applicants will be appointed to the position as a Grade 07, underfilling the position until they reach the full-working level (8). A training plan, including the required objectives to be reached, will be established in order to allow the employee the possibility of qualifying in the full level of the position.
Candidates who do not meet the required years of related experience will be considered as an underfill until having achieved the requisite number of years.
All underfills will be required to meet these requirements through achieving objectives set in their training plan and in order to subsequently be appointed to the full working level.
The majority of work in our organization must be done in the office and cannot be performed at home, however a hybrid approach is taken where possible (on site and telework).
Official Language Proficiency
An exam may be administered as a screening tool in order to assess the candidates' relevant technical knowledge.
Technology Market Modifier designated positions; therefore, successful candidates will be eligible to the Technology Market Modifier.
Some relocation expenses may be reimbursed.
Candidates must be eligible to receive an Enhanced Top Secret security clearance. The process involves a security interview, a polygraph, and a background investigation that includes credit and financial verifications. The use of illegal drugs is a criminal offense. Drug use is an important factor considered in your reliability and suitability assessment during the selection process. Therefore it is important not to use any illegal drugs from the time you submit your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest in CSIS. However, only those who are selected for further consideration will be contacted.
For more information, visit CSIS for Technology Professionals, Operational Support