Security Assurance Specialist – Halifax, NS


Dovre Group is pleased to present the following opportunity: Security Assurance Specialist. This is a permanent full-time role located in Halifax, NS.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct inspections and verifications of administrative, physical, procedural, and technical / design security mechanisms.
  • Draft reports regarding inspection planning, coordination, conduct and outcomes for use as evidence with respect to the security assurance case for the CSC ship.
  • Assess the impact of findings in those reports, in terms of security risk, potential safety hazards, impacts on operations, quality and cost.
  • Provide interface with Supply Chain and Design for Build teams to ensure Security Assurance process aligns and influences procurement and production processes.
  • Provide interface with the Quality Management team to support the Quality objectives of the project.
  • Make recommendations with respect to the identification, assessment, and automation of data collection in the context of continuous improvement and monitoring


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, Math, Computer Science, Business Management or equivalent.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in Security Assurance.
  • Knowledge and experience in:
  • Security management
  • Systems Security Engineering
  • Principles of Security Inspection
  • Security Risk Assessment
  • Process Management / Assurance
  • Quality Management
  • Problem solving skills and ability to lead and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Systems Engineering experience
  • Additional post-secondary education in Security Management
  • Security certification as a Professional Certified Investigator (CPI)
  • Certification in Quality Management
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Experience on a major defence program
  • Experience working with the Canadian Armed Forces
  • Security system design (i.e. physical protection systems, network security, ITSEC etc.)
  • Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) and/or Co-ordination
  • Threat and Risk Assessment (E.g. HTRA, NIST 800-30 etc.)
  • Manufacturing and Construction Processes


Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.

Our Client is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan;
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs;
  • RRSP matching program;
  • Health & Wellness reimbursements;
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development;
  • Growth and progression opportunities within the company;
  • Relocation costs (if applicable).


For more information about the position above or working for Dovre Group, please contact:

Geanine McGrath

Cherie Taylor

Natasha Hanlon



Job ID: #27769