Security Operations Specialist (SecOps / DevSecOps)

Location: Montreal
Type: Full-Time

Optable - A World-Leading Privacy-Safe Advertising Technology Company

Optable is a Canadian, VC-backed, adtech company that provides privacy-safe advertising SaaS services, across North America and EMEA. Designed to assist publishers and media owners in growing advertising revenues, Optable equips advertisers and agencies with tools for efficient, privacy-safe advertising campaigns. Founded in 2020 by ad tech industry veterans, our mission is to restructure the advertising industry for the privacy-conscious era.

Key Responsibilities:
Cloud-Native Security Implementation:
  • Design, architect, review and implement security solutions targeted towards cloud native environments such as AWS, Google Cloud…
  • Ensure robust cloud infrastructure security and compliance.
Incident Response and Remediation:
  • Monitor security alerts and notifications.
  • Conduct detailed investigations to discern false positives from genuine intrusion attempts.
  • Implement immediate remediation strategies to address security incidents.
  • Continuously improve incident response protocols and procedures such as remediation, reporting and disclosure.
Managing Security Tooling in a startup environment:
  • Own and manage a suite of security tools such as SIEMs, EDRs, PAMs, MDMs and Google Workspace.
  • Ensure and iterate on configuration and maintenance to ensure company wide security
Cross-Functional Collaboration:
  • Collaborate with various teams to integrate security practices into the development lifecycle.
  • Provide security insights and recommendations to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Continuous Learning and Adaptation:
  • Stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends and threats.
  • Adapt and evolve security strategies to mitigate emerging risks.
  • Proven experience in SecOps or DevSecOps roles, preferably in cloud environments.
  • Demonstrated success managing IAM, SSH, AD or other authentication systems
  • Demonstrable, working-level knowledge of at least one of: Terraform, Python, Golang..
  • Experience in incident response and remediation, with a track record of effectively responding to and remediating security incidents.
  • Proficiency in managing security tools for Apple devices (MDM, EDR).
  • Familiarity with threat analysis (macOS a plus)
  • Familiarity with program analysis tools, behavior (IDA/Ghidra/Hopper) and capabilities. 
  • Understanding of the threat landscape, tactics, techniques and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of vulnerability analysis, exploitation a plus.
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working in a VC-backed startup environment.
  • Ability to wear multiple hats and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
We Offer:
  • A vibrant and inclusive work culture in a rapidly growing startup.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Competitive salary and equity packages.
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance.

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