Specialist Application Security

LocationToronto
Job CategoryInformation Technology
SP-ID19372
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline September 30, 2019
Experience Required4 years
Job Duration1 year
Education RequiredBachelors

Our client in Telco industry is seeking a Specialist Application Security in Toronto. This is a 12 months contract position.
 
Job Description
 
Job Duties/Accountabilities:
• Perform security testing of applications, networks and infrastructures, including vulnerability assessments, and manual testing techniques;
• Support the IT application security testing program;
• Knowledge of IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)  tools and vulnerability reporting;
• Support the IT application security testing program;
• Ability to configure, implement, and maintain security testing tools as well as the configuration of data sources for metric reporting/tracking;
• Perform security testing of applications, networks and infrastructures, including vulnerability assessments, and manual testing techniques;
• Collaborate with various internal stakeholders as well as external partners;
• Produce security  assessment reports and distribute to IT Support teams (for remediation);
• Ability to document and educate stakeholders on the findings;
• Ability to research, recommend, and implement changes to procedures and systems to enhance application and systems security;
• Provide feedback on operational and procedural documentation as required;
• Ability to serve as subject matter expert on IT security tools, polices, and controls; 
• Take an active role in security-related audits and inquiries;
• Ability to keep up to date on the latest security  regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities; and
• Supporting member as required to the Infrastructure Security team.
 
Critical Qualifications/Competencies:
• Minimum of 5 years professional work experience in information security
• A security based professional qualification desirable (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, OPST, CEH, GPEN)
• Experience with security testing tools and methodologies in conducting vulnerability and application security assessments
• Ability to analyze IT solutions and technology infrastructure to identify and assess security vulnerabilities, threats, and risks.
• A track record of results and effectiveness in applications technical support, trouble-shooting and analysis, problem resolution, and service availability and reliability improvement roles.
• Think analytically and synthesize technical information from various sources
• High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and demonstrate a high level of judgment and maturity.
• Excellent skills of verbal and written communications, relationship-building, and influencing others.
 
Preferred Qualifications/Competencies:
• Bachelor’s degree in technology-related field, or in computer science with a specialization in telecommunications, or the equivalent work experience
• Knowledge of ISO 2700x, ITIL, and PCI-DSS.
• Bilingual in French and English would be a strong asset.
 
To apply, send your updated resume to: r.bagga@maxsys.ca
Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.