Cyber Security Specialist

Salary Range
85,000.00 CAD to 98,000.00 CAD
Job Title
Cyber Security Specialist
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Date Posted

Our client located in the Greater Toronto Area is looking for a Cyber Security Specialist to join their growing team.


  • Conduct infrastructure, network, web and mobile application penetration testing and security vulnerabilities assessments
  • Research and identify security vulnerabilities.
  • Engage in technical problem solving across multiple technologies; assist in developing new methods to apply to the situation.


  • 3+ years of programming/scripting experience in any of the following: Python, PowerShell C++, .NET, Java ( Nice to Have)
  • 5+ years of experience with security design, implementation, or assessment
  • Strong understanding of security and the security areas such as penetration testing, cryptography, hardware security, kernel hacking, and reverse engineering
  • Experience in SIEM platforms to identify behavioral anomalies, threats and alerts
  • Strong experience in Active Directory, group policies, access control, Microsoft and Linux technologies:
  • Penetration testing frameworks or tools experience: OWASP ZAP, Burp Suite, Kali Linux
  • Background operational knowledge of business IT systems and IT security products is a strong plus
  • Ability to conduct IT risk assessments
  • Working knowledge of industry security standards, regulations, and frameworks such as NIST CSF, NIST-800-53, ISO-27001/2, HIPAA, FFIEC, GLBA, NERC CIP, PCI DSS, CIS, GDPR, etc.
  • Must have CISSP, CISM, CEH, GIAC, OSCP and/or other industry certification
  • Experience in networking technologies, firewalls, protocols and routing would be a great asset
  • Experience in leading teams – would be preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

STACK IT Recruitment Inc., based in Mississauga, places candidates throughout the Greater Toronto Area. We pride ourselves in being the number one recruitment company in information technology. Don’t take our word for it – our track record of placing highly qualified candidates speaks for itself!

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