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Security Automation Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Problem Solvers. Proactive Protectors. Relentless Allies.

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Fortra has exciting opportunity for a Security Automation Engineer in our Managed Services team. This role will be responsible for the analysis of efficiency opportunities and providing automation within Security Operations. The candidate should be able to review operational processes and determine areas where automation can assist and to develop proof of concepts. Any work performed should be backed by metrics and efficiency gains should be tracked. The incumbent will be working with stakeholders involved with detection of phishing, brand abuse, cyber threats, etc.

Interested candidates must understand automation capabilities such as leveraging API’s and device emulation. Python is the primary language used but other internal Fortra specific tools will be used based on needs.


  • Develop scripts and applications in Python/Automate RPA
  • Analyze data and processes to identify automation opportunities
  • Develop quick proof of concepts to vet ideas
  • Produce metrics showing automation impact
  • Monitor applications and troubleshoot errors


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or 2-3 years of software development experience.
  • 3-4 years of data analysis experience leveraging SQL
  • 3-4 years of scripting experience in Python
  • 2-3 years of experience in the Cybersecurity industry
  • Experience with Selenium an asset

About Us

This is Fortra, where we're making a difference by offering a best-in-class solutions portfolio, proactively adapting to the ever-evolving cybersecurity threat landscape, and putting people first. Fortra is a cybersecurity company like no other. We're known for our innovative software and services, world-class support, and the commitment and satisfaction of employees across the globe. Our approach is different, and we’re proud of that. For more information about what it's like to work for us, and learn about our culture, benefits, or perks, connect with us on LinkedIn.

We Are Fortra

Our people make us great. Our employees are a resilient and diverse group of global problem solvers, proactive protectors, and relentless allies, empowered to show up every day authentically, ready to fight the good fight with Fortra. Here at Fortra, we believe we're stronger when we're all stronger. That's why we're committed to supporting and empowering our employees through a host of offerings, including competitive benefits and salaries, personal and professional development opportunities, flexibility, and much more!

Visit our website to learn more about why employees choose to work for Fortra. Remember to check out our Glassdoor to learn what our employees are saying and connect with us on LinkedIn.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status.