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Stantec Application Security Specialist (Application & Penetration Testing) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Application Security Specialist (Application & Penetration Testing) - ( 2100017H )


Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works behind the scenes to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FSTs) provide services to 22,000 employees in over 350 locations worldwide. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger.

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking an Application Security Specialist (Application & Penetration Testing) to join our team!

This position will offer the qualified candidate a great opportunity to work on new and exciting projects. Stantec is looking for someone with strong penetration testing capabilities, a good understanding of compliance requirements such as NIST, ISO27001, CMMC and DFARS, as well as someone who can work with our Security Operations team to help in troubleshooting incidents.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct tests on networks and applications and perform penetration testing activities.

  • Support performing security tests on networks, web-based applications, and computer systems. You will be required to design tests and tools to try to break into security-protected applications and networks to probe for vulnerabilities.

  • Maintain knowledge of the latest methods for ethical hacking and testing and support in the evaluation of new penetration testing tools.

  • Use testing methods to pinpoint ways that attackers could exploit weaknesses in security systems.

  • Conduct network and system security audits, which evaluate how well an organization’s system conforms to a set of established criteria.

  • Support the analysis of security policies that identify procedures and rules for accessing and using Stantec IT resources. You will be responsible to make suggestions on security policy improvements, and work to enhance methodology material.

  • After conducting thorough research and testing, you will be required to document and present your findings, write security reports, and discuss solutions with IT teams and management. You will also provide feedback and verification after security fixes are issued.

  • Use their exceptional computer skills to test Stantec systems. You will be expected to keep up to date on security software packages and learn new security protocols and computer technologies that could be exploited.

  • Approximately 30% of your time you would be responsible to support the Stantec Security team as required to help Stantec meet and maintain security compliance and deal with security operational incidents.


Your Capabilities & Credentials

  • Solid understanding of networking and system administration.

  • Understand cryptography, reverse engineering, web applications, databases, and wireless technologies.

  • An understanding of scripting and programming as well as the following software and standards:

  • Programming languages (such as SQL, C , JavaScript, Ruby, and Python)

  • Security assessment tools (such as Aircrack-ng, Burp Suite, SQLmap, Nessus)

  • Security frameworks (such as NIST, SOX, HIPAA, ISO)

  • Operating systems (such as Linux, Unix, Windows)

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills to determine the most effective way to correct issues that arise

  • Ability to review data and analyze the processes needed to correct security issues

  • Working knowledge of regulatory guidelines and standards, compliance standards and policies, audit techniques, regulatory issues, operations, and procedures as they relate to the organization is preferred

  • Experience working in a large organization

Education & Experience

Post-secondary degree/diploma in information systems or related field, or equivalent experience Minimum of 5 years of experience in an IT role, and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a related IT security role.

Certified Ethical Hacker (CE|H) or equivalent experience is preferred.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Chicago

Other Locations : United States-California-San Jose, United States-Texas-San Antonio, United States-New Mexico-Roswell, United States-Maine-Portland, United States-California-Redding, United States-Oregon-Portland, United States-Arizona-Chandler, United States-Louisiana-Baton Rouge, United States-Florida-Tallahassee, United States-Nevada-Las Vegas, United States-Georgia-Alpharetta, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Wyoming-Sheridan, United States-Illinois-Lombard, United States-New Mexico-Albuquerque, United States-New York-Albany, United States-Indiana-Indianapolis, United States-Alaska-Fairbanks, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-North Carolina-Asheville, United States-Florida-Sunrise, United States-California-San Bernardino, United States-Utah-Salt Lake City, United States-Texas-Fort Worth, United States-Louisiana-New Orleans, United States-Minnesota-Woodbury, United States-Rhode Island-Providence, United States-Massachusetts-Burlington

Job : IT Generalist

Organization : BC-1973 IT Services-Corporate-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 16, 2021, 7:36:44 PM

Req ID: 2100017H

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