IT Security Specialist - Toronto

Full-Time, Permanent
Downtown Toronto
To start immediately

The Herjavec Group (THG) is one of Canada’s leading and fastest growing technology firms, specializing in network security products and services. Founded by pioneers of the security industry in Canada, THG’s experts have extensive industry experience and focused market knowledge, allowing us to identify not only the pressing and immediate issues our clients face, but also their future security requirements. We are a local company with a unique, specialized understanding of Canada’s Secure Content Management (SCM) and Foundational security markets. According to PROFIT Magazine’s 2005 “Hot 50” list, THG is the 9th fastest growing company in Canada, and we are looking for dedicated, hard-working, and successful members to add to our team.

We are seeking a highly motivated person to fill this position and help us address our clients’ security concerns. The ideal IT Security Specialist is an adaptable person with the ability to execute on current support issues while providing sales/systems engineering support to the regional sales team. The ISE must have strong knowledge of network infrastructure and routers; knowledge of Check Point Firewall-1 is a requirement. S/he must understand the technologies used in Internet communications, specifically TCP/IP, UDP, smtp, http, https, and ftp; all others are a plus.

This position encompasses sales engineering, integration engineering, and on-call customer support responsibilities. The ISE will be responsible for ensuring the rapid, successful deployment of THG products at customer sites, and will be engaged with the customer from the pre-sales evaluation stage through to purchase order, installation, and ongoing on-call support.

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THG is a fast-growing organization, offering a small, but dynamic working environment and the opportunity to expand and grow quickly within the organization.

Travel within Ontario and Quebec may be required.