IT Security Vulnerability Engineer


Toronto, ON

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


Not Specified years

Posted 283 days ago

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Job Title: IT Security Vulnerability Engineer - Direct Hire / Full Time / Perm

Job Location: Toronto, ON

Job Type: Full Time / Perm / Direct Hire + Benefits

?US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.? 

Job Description:

  • Experience in managing and addressing Operating System and Application vulnerability in a complex corporate environment 
  • Conducts scans and tests on a predetermined and adhoc basis       
  • Identifies critical vulnerabilities within the network, information systems and applications that could be exploited.
  • Validates report findings to reduce false positives           
  • Identifies, validates and remedaites identified vulnerabilities 
  • Ensures compliance with information security policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Compiles and tracks vulnerabilities over time to provide historical trend reporting and key risk indicators.
  • Performs vulnerability management system administration functions as required.
  • Facilitates penetration testing with third party service providers on web-based applications, networks and computer systems.                     
  • Provides guidance, recommended controls, and countermeasures regrading risk management (or identified vulnerabilties).                     
  • Evaluates findings and associated risks from penetration tests, and communicate findings and recommended remediation with stakeholders.
  • Experience with vulnerability management including scoring and categorizing vulnerabilities as they relate to various business applications.    
  • Experience with security tools such as scanners, monitoring and detection, malware protection, security analysis tools and compliance tools (both network and host-based solutions)                                         


  • Extensive knowledge of Enterprise Desktop Environment 
  • Experience with Vulnerability management tools like Qualys, CM 2016, Adaptiva etc.
  • Knowledge of scriptinglanguages viz. VB Scripts, Powershell 
  • Working knowledge in the application security domain (OWASP, etc.)
  • Understanding of web services architecture and protecting public APIs.  
  • Current knowledge of the latest vulnerabilities and programming exploits
  • Experience with and knowledge of application securityarchitecture (e.g., operating systems, firewalls, IDS, etc.)             
  • Solid understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP)