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Application Security Specialist – Automated Testing

Job ID 9897015 Date posted 11/06/2018

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, Ontario

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


Join a world-class information security team!

We're looking for new talent to expand our security team. We live in a digital world where daily changes require us to be pragmatic, agile and proactive in the way we approach opportunities, technologies and processes from a security standpoint.

If you'd like to:
  • Influence change
  • Have input in information security
  • Join a dynamic, innovative team
  • Explore new ideas
If you can:
  • Ensure that risk considerations are addressed at each stage of the system development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Propose solutions proactively to reduce risks and potential failures
  • Make security recommendations by exercising your judgement regarding existing policies and industry best practices
We want to hear from you! 

Ways you can make a positive impact in our organization:
  • Perform application security tests for web applications, APIs, mobiles (iOS and Android) with automated texting tools
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments, automated secure code review activities and dynamic security testing with tools
  • Inspire a positive work environment and help as a champion, innovator, team player and team support
  • Have a good understanding of software security architecture and design to identify and recommend improvements in internal methodologies and processes
  • Be able to provide tactical and strategic direction and guidance to help technical teams achieve acceptable security postures
  • Maintain relationships with technology teams and provide them with information about application security and topics in the secure development cycle


Your profile:
  • A completed bachelor's degree in a related field plus 7 years of relevant experience, or a completed master's degree in a related field plus 5 years of relevant experience 
  • Professional certifications (e.g. CISSP), an asset, or willingness to obtain certification quickly
  • 3-5 years of experience in information security, minimum 2 years with the use of automated code review tool or dynamic testing (IBM, HP, Veracode, Accunetix, DAST, etc.)
  • Experience in mobile application security and web services evaluation
  • Experience in vulnerability assessment and use of related risk assessment tools (web application vulnerabilities, web application business logic vulnerabilities and threats)
  • Experience in application development, an asset
  • Good understanding of application control domains, software development processes, SDLC security assessment, OWASP and application architectures
  • Bilingualism, both spoken and written (English and French)
We strive to be an inclusive organization where all employees are valued. National Bank stands out for its many initiatives to promote inclusion, making it a Canada-wide leader in diversity. 

JobField: IT

Unposting Date: 2019-01-22

Job Number: INF0010B

Posting Date: 2019-01-08

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