Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Research Assistant/Software Developer

Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#142-17.18Closing Date:March 21, 2018 4:30pm
Employment Group:PTSUSalary or Rate:$42,695 - $55,507 Per Annum
Employment Date:(tentative)As soon as possible Hours per Week:Full-Time (36.25 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)1 Year TermFunding:External Funding


The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) is a comprehensive multidisciplinary training, research & development, and entrepreneurial unit that operates in close collaboration with researchers in the social sciences, business, computer science, engineering, law, and science, and other research Centres. Established in 2016, CIC serves as one of the very few institutes where the researchers and practitioners can come together in a collegial atmosphere to share innovative ideas and thoughts, and carry out multidisciplinary research and training. This position will involve advancing research in Cybersecurity and providing continuous support for ongoing research and development activities at CIC.
Representative Responsibilities
·    Design, implement, support and evaluate Cybersecurity-focused software tools.
·    Provide close supervision of Cybersecurity research and development activities within CIC.
·    Write high-level technical specifications.
·    Contribute to advanced development of the existing Cybersecurity technologies implemented at CIC.
·    Execute test suites to verify results.
·    Perform other duties within the CIC.
·    A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent discipline with knowledge of computer security, machine learning, and programming.
·    1-2 years of experience in software development.
·    Technical training in the field of security.
·    Knowledge of networking technologies and tools.
·    Good development skills.
·    Good knowledge of Python, java, C or C programming languages.
·    Ability to assume responsibility and to interface and communicate effectively with others.
·    Other important skills and attributes include independence and initiative; organizational and logistics abilities and good communication skills.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.                                                                                           


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.