Penetration Tester - A Greater Source

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  • Location

    Toronto, Canada

  • Salary

    USD100000 - USD120000 per annum + Benefits

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    Cyber Security Jobs

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Senior Penetration Tester/ Red Team

A global media and information company is looking for an experienced Penetration Tester/ Red Teamer.

This position will take an important role in implementing and supporting the Security Operations, Strategy & Architecture program with strong focus on penetration testing activities.


  • Conduct penetration tests and Red Team activities on both business-critical infrastructure and applications to support the organization’s risk management program
  • Scope and deliver security testing engagements on time and within budget according to stakeholder requirements and organization needs.
  • Provide quality assurance and technical reviews of deliverables, results and internal documentation (peer review)
  • Evaluate remediation suggestions and provide consultative support with implementation of remediation steps, standards, and best practices where needed.
  • Understand and consider industry trends, customer needs, business risk tolerance, and business environments relating to information security.
  • Understand and clearly communicate potential threats, vulnerabilities, and control techniques


  • Proven experience of delivering penetration tests on both infrastructure and applications in including scoping, execution, reporting and stakeholder management
  • Experience in dealing with technical and business stakeholders throughout all phases of the engagement
  • Previous experience in ethical disclosure of zero days vulnerabilities
  • Experience developing custom scripts or tools to support testing activities
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience required in areas of vulnerability assessment, risk based threat analysis and vulnerability mitigation.
  • Good knowledge of network and security technologies such as TCP/IP, IDS/IPS, firewalls, LAN/WAN, routing and switching.
  • Knowledge of programming languages and/or scripting languages (Perl, Python, Ruby, …)
  • Excellent problem diagnosis and analytical skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent report writing skills coupled with an acute attention to detail.
  • Self starter able to work with minimal supervision and ability to learn new skills quickly with minimal guidance.
  • Evidence of ongoing personal development in the penetration testing space e.g. research and development or personal blog.


Toronto, Canada


Up to $150k + benefits

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