Product Security Developer

  • Kinaxis
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Mar 13, 2018
Engineering Management / Project Management Sales Supply Chain Startup Front End Development Product Security Software

Job Description

Kinaxis® is a leading edge software company located in Ottawa, Canada. Our RapidResponse® on demand software enables manufacturers and brand owners to drive supply chain management (SCM) and sales and operations planning (S&OP) from a single system. Some of our preeminent customers include Cisco, Samsung, Ford, Qualcomm, and Alcatel-Lucent to name just a few. For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at or the company’s blog at

If you’re looking to make a difference, love teamwork, enjoy a good challenge, and have a passion for software security, then Kinaxis is the place for you! With the maturity of an established company, combined with the passion and innovation of a start-up, Kinaxis is a GREAT place to work. Our success and growth means we are expanding. We are currently looking for:

Product Security Developer

What You’ll Do

Kinaxis is looking for a Product Security Developer to keep our product secure in the presence of ever-more sophisticated threats.

You’ll be working with all our development teams to

  • Assess vulnerability risk and develop mitigation strategies using industry best practices
  • Participate in system and component design reviews to identify potential security issues
  • Provide a security perspective on evaluating and selecting new technologies
  • Perform some security penetration testing as needed
  • Implement static code scans and remediation practices using best-suited industry tools
  • Implement run-time product scans and remediation practices using appropriate tools
  • Design and implement test strategies for security-sensitive or high risk code
  • Keep up-to-date with the software security industry and monitor/communicate emerging threats
  • Develop, promote and teach good security practices to the development teams

If you’re looking to do your best work, join a talented team and work on an innovative product, this is the right opportunity for you!

Required Skills:

  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Science or similar
  • 4+ years of experience in software development
  • In-depth knowledge of software security and best practices (e.g. OWASP and SDL)
  • Proven record of staying abreast of the latest security trends, threats and approaches
  • Knowledge and practical experience using automation with one or more static and runtime security analysis tools
  • Proven record of pragmatically remediating software vulnerabilities
  • Practical experience with Web and Cloud security
  • Working knowledge of C# and .NET, front end web development, server development in C++ and Java
  • Outstanding problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to get to the root of a problem and understand its full impact
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Excellent team-work and collaboration skills
  • Strong self-learning skills
  • Strong ability to share knowledge
  • Self-starter with strong initiative and a focus on delivering results
  • A sense of fun and the willingness to laugh often!

Highly Desired Skills and Knowledge:

  • Relevant ISC2/GIAC industry certification such as CISSP, CSSLP or GSE
  • Previous experience with cloud software and web services
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile methodologies
  • Demonstrated skill as a technical leader

Please apply to this position by emailing Karolina Kural at Please add the position title to the subject line of your email.