Application Security Manager

Application Security Manager

Location Calgary, AB
Start Date August 6, 2019
Security Clearance Background check required
Duration Permanent
Date Posted July 8, 2019
Job ID 11602

Maplesoft Group is currently seeking an Application Security Manager to join one of our clients located in Calgary for a permanent role.

The Cybersecurity team is seeking a passionate, skilled, and hands-on application security manager. The successful candidate will be managing a team of technical analysts and specialists who work in a fast paced environment. It is important that the resource has good leadership and strong technical competencies. It is also a requirement to provide advice to both business and technical teams. This role will report to the Director, Enterprise Security.


- Manage a team of analysts and specialists who protect from a variety of cybersecurity related threats.
- Manage the application security and vulnerability management functions.
- Design, maintain, and help build scalable and reliable security solutions.
- Develop a roadmap for future work, track progress against it, and evaluate the team’s performance.
- Forge partnerships with application and infrastructure teams to collaboratively solve cybersecurity issues.
- Understand the root cause of security issues and help teams to address the issues.
- Provide technical advice and assistance on general cybersecurity related matters.
- Conduct research to maintain and expand knowledge on the latest cybersecurity technologies and standards.
- Various other duties as required.

- University degree in Computer Science or related field.
- 5+ years of progressive cybersecurity and general information technology experience.
- 2+ years of experience leading or managing a technical team.
- Good understanding and experience around application security and secure coding practices.
- Familiarity with core security concepts including:
 - Application security
 - Cryptography
 - Directory services such as Microsoft Active Directory
 - Email security
 - Identity and access management
 - Network and web security protocols
 - Operating systems such as Linux and Windows
 - Secure coding practices
 - Vulnerability management
 - Familiarity with cybersecurity frameworks and/or standards such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO 27001, ISO 27002, etc.
 - Good communication abilities with technical and non-technical audiences.
 - Good analytical, investigate and problem solving mindset.

Maplesoft Group prides itself on its distinct corporate culture and recognizes that success is a direct reflection of our most valuable asset - our people.  Therefore, attitude and ambition are key personality traits we seek out, along with skill and aptitude, in potential employees.

We thank you for your interest in Maplesoft Group and wish to advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.