Application Security Specialist

Application Security Specialist

Location Calgary, AB
Start Date August 6, 2019
Security Clearance Background check required
Duration Permanent
Date Posted July 8, 2019
Job ID 11603

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

The Cybersecurity team is seeking a passionate security professional to help us secure our applications and infrastructure systems. You will be responsible for conducting application and infrastructure vulnerability assessments, validating security vulnerability findings and providing advice to both application and infrastructure teams.

The successful candidate will perform the following activities:

- Educate, evangelize and promote secure coding and software development practices with application teams.
- Develop, implement and maintain security architecture, directives and standards for application security.
- Analyze and assess various application security vulnerabilities.
- Understand the root cause of security vulnerabilities to help teams fix them.
- Administer and manage various application security and vulnerability management technologies including:
 - HP WebInspect
 - Veracode Application Security Platform.
- Identify security-related gaps with existing and new applications.
- Conduct security testing activities on existing and new applications.
- Work with Enterprise Architecture and Application teams to secure existing and new applications.
- Advise project and operational teams on good security practices.
- 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 or college diploma in an IT or Engineering related field.
- 3+ years of cybersecurity experience.
- 3+ years of general information technology experience in domains such as application development, networking or server administration.
- Strong working knowledge around software development constructs.
- Understanding of Linux or Windows operating systems, and security and networking concepts.
- Good communication abilities with technical and non-technical audiences
- Good analytical, investigative and problem solving mindset.
- Must be team oriented and at the same able to work with limited supervision.
- Preference will be given to candidates with some software development experience.

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.