• RQ06938 Security Specialist - Penetration Testing Full-Time Ontario
  • Randstad Canada in Ontario, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

This is a contract position for a Security Specialist - Penetration Testing Full-Time for our public sector client.
Work location: Downtown Toronto
Duration: Twelve Months
7.25 hours/day
This is a Hybrid role that requires the candidate to be onsite 2-3 days of the week (This is a mandatory requirement of the role and is non-negotiable outside of exceptional circumstances.)

Good compensation working on projects that will make a difference to the people of Ontario.

- Conducts penetration tests, web application vulnerability assessments, code reviews and network vulnerability assessments of all environments or applications related to the OPS province-wide I&IT infrastructure and information resources.
- Defines, evaluates, and assesses security architecture requirements for systems environments and IT projects.
- Ensures the incorporation of IT security and contingency measures in the development of systems.
- Advises on the identification, analysis, and... resolution of specific security factors, risks, vulnerabilities; protection of personal privacy issues; and appropriate industry and international security standards.
- Carry out information and information technology (I&IT) security projects and tasks in the Ontario Public Service as assigned by Corporate Security or cluster I&IT management

General Skills:

Experience in vulnerability assessment/penetration testing of web applications by identifying, analyzing and exploiting common vulnerabilities contained in web applications by using manual techniques and automated tools appropriate for enterprise use.

Experience performing penetration tests and red team assessments.

Experience with vulnerability assessment methodologies, tools and techniques used to conduct network vulnerability assessments and penetration testing

Knowledge of techniques to secure information assets and the planning, design, and implementation of security technologies.

Proven techniques to discover gaps or weaknesses in security architecture to identify and mitigate known security threats or inherent weaknesses.

Strong understanding and expertise in security architecture.

Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and corporate directives related to the security and confidentiality of information (e.g. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act) in order to identify and assess areas of concern and risk.

Solid knowledge of current security and contingency technology and techniques (e.g. digital signature, encryption, access controls, fire-walls, authentication, virus protection, etc. ); and a proven working knowledge of security audit procedures and protocols.

Experience in establishing secure environments at a network, operating system or application level.

Experience with implementing security on complex and distributed systems.

Experience in writing reports to a large audience both at an executive/non-technical management level and technical resources.

Awareness of emerging IT trends and directions, especially as related to security.

Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills.

A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines, managing competing priorities and client relationship management experience.

Experience with multiple operating systems such as Windows and Linux, multiple programming languages such as.NET and Java, and common network services and protocols.

- Experience with multiple operating systems, programming, and scripting languages, platforms, and network services and protocols. - Understanding of emerging I&IT trends, best practices and developments in common attacks, common web application vulnerabilities, exploits, and best practices for remediation

If interested and qualified for this role, please apply today for immediate consideration!

Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process


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