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Last modified 9/10/2021 11:54:03 AM

Senior Cyber Security engineer

Permanent contract
USA (Preferably Eastern time zone)
5-10 years

The AdaCore cyber security engineering team is looking for a senior cyber security engineer to assist us in making sure AdaCore maintains and demonstrates an effective information security hygiene.

Everything we do at AdaCore is centered around helping developers build safe, secure and reliable software. For over 25 years, we've worked with global leaders across avionics, aerospace and defense industries, building tools and providing services that ease the complex and difficult process of developing high-integrity software. As the need for truly secure and reliable applications expands into industries such as automotive, medical, energy, and IOT, we’re advancing our time-tested technologies to bring expertise and services to help a whole new generation of developers.

Our 150 experts worldwide in the US (New York), France (Paris, Toulouse, Grenoble and Vannes), the UK and Estonia all play a role in developing bleeding edge technologies to meet the highest grade of open-source software development.

Joining AdaCore is about joining a culture of innovation, openness, collaboration and dependability, which defines how we work together, with our customers and partners.

Job Description

Our customers need to reinforce digital trust in the supply chain, and to be compliant with various cyber security or privacy requirements such as DFARS, CMMC, or GDPR, increases our need of demonstrating an effective information security hygiene. We are looking to hire a US person with cyber security experience that would be in charge of:

  • Representing AdaCore to answer customer’s security questions and demonstrate our compliance ;
  • Performing penetration testing and vulnerability assessments ;
  • Assisting with Disaster Recovery Planning, Testing, and Business Continuity ;
  • In cooperation with IT teams, establishing and implementing appropriate security controls for protecting AdaCore data on our networks, on-premise servers, users workstations, and third-party services ;
  • Creating and communicating company-wide security plans and procedures ;
  • Defining and implementing security monitoring ;
  • Responding to all system and network security incidents in a hybrid cloud environment.

The applicant will join a team of 6 cyber security engineers, based in the US and France.


We expect the following from the applicant:

  • Good general knowledge in the field of information system security
  • Good knowledge of major protocols (TCP, UDP, ICMP, HTTP, SMTP, etc.).
  • Good networking security design experience
  • Good knowledge of Python programming language
  • Good knowledge of Linux and Windows systems
  • At ease in a very fast-changing environment and willing to learn new technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong teamwork skills, willingness to share, discuss, and improve
  • Attention to detail and procedures
  • Strong ability to work autonomously and to collaborate with remote people
  • Knowledge of cloud identity management, such as AWS IAM, is a plus
  • Knowledge of intrusion detection system is a plus

Beyond the job

We are looking for engineers who want their work to have a direct impact on improving the reliability, safety and security of the software that modern society has grown increasingly dependent on in an international environment. Our sales and marketing team is staffed with multi-talented, tenacious and creative individuals; and our HR team is committed to ensuring your tenure with AdaCore is a positive one. Our cultural diversity is one of our strengths, enabling us to operate successfully on an international scale and we celebrate it during our social events (summer meetings, activity week-ends, christmas dinner etc). 

We encourage our employees to explore their curiosity by providing them ongoing and lifelong training from their first day in AdaCore with a strong onboarding plan. As we know that juggling work and life is challenging, we offer flexibility to accommodate personal needs and work commitments.  

AdaCore offers competitive compensation, benefits and thoughtful perks. We go beyond industry standards to help keep our employees comfortable and satisfied both on and off the job, no matter where they are based.

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