LS343 - Product Network Cybersecurity Specialist

Gatineau, Quebec

Telesat (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT) is a leading global satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite-delivered communications solutions worldwide to broadcast, telecommunications, corporate and government customers for over 50 years.  Backed by a legacy of engineering excellence, reliability and industry-leading customer service, Telesat has grown to be one of the largest and most successful global satellite operators. Telesat Lightspeed, our revolutionary Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network, scheduled to begin service in 2027, will revolutionize global broadband connectivity for enterprise users by delivering a combination of high capacity, security, resiliency and affordability with ultra-low latency and fiber-like speeds. Telesat is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and has offices and facilities around the world. The company’s state-of-the-art fleet consists of 15 GEO satellites, the Canadian payload on ViaSat-1 and one LEO 3 demonstration satellite.  For more information, follow Telesat on X and LinkedIn or visit Telesat believes in the power of collaboration and the value of in-person interactions. This is why our employees generally work from the office Tuesday - Thursday, leaving Monday and Friday for choice and flexibility to work where you feel most effective. This setup fosters brainstorming, problem-solving, and trusted relationships and allows our employees to come together three days a week to collaborate, innovate and thrive!
Job DescriptionWe are seeking a skilled and dedicated Product Network Cybersecurity Specialist with a focus on network authentication, encryption, and integrity. Experience in wireless, satellite communication or 5G network security is a significant asset. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining security systems to protect our organization’s computer networks from cyber threats.


  • Design security infrastructure and systems with a focus on network authentication, encryption, and integrity
  • Propose and review network security measures to protect sensitive data and systems from infiltration and cyber-attacks
  • Conduct regular network security audits and tests to ensure the effectiveness of security measures
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities and implement countermeasures to prevent security breaches
  • Provide technical support to colleagues and draft reports on network security practices.
  • Stay up to date with the latest security trends and hacker methodologies to ensure our security measures are always one step ahead.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Network Security Specialist or similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of network authentication, encryption, and integrity measures.
  • Experience with carrier ethernet, satellite communication, wireless or 5G network security is a significant asset.
  • Familiarity with network authentication technologies (such as 802.1x, EAPol) and network related protocols.
  • Professional certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, or CEH is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively liaise with colleagues and explain complex security issues in simple terms.
The successful candidate must be able to work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods program (CGP)
At Telesat, we take pride in being an equal opportunity employer that values equality in the workplace.   We are committed to providing the best candidate experience possible including any required accommodations at every stage of our interview process.   All qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview that require accommodations, are advised to inform the Telesat Talent team accordingly.  We will work with you to meet your needs.   All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential.
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Country: Canada
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