IT Security Application Engineer

Greater Toronto Area, ON | Direct Hire

Job ID: 48642 Industry: Application/Product Development


IT Security Application Engineer

Type: Permanent Full-Time

Location: Toronto

Our client, a global organization in the reinsurance industry, has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist them in finding an IT Security Application Engineer to join their prestigious organization on a full-time permanent basis. The IT Security Application Engineer will drive the application security lifecycle for application development offerings. As this is a full-time permanent opportunity, there will be perks, benefits, room for professional growth, and more!

Why Join?

This is an excellent organization for further training and development regardless of the knowledge and level you’re at in your career. As it’s a major global organization, you might have the opportunity to work on international assignments that can also enrich you personally and professionally. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist IT teams, including application development, in the development of design documents, threat models
  • Consult with product teams to provide security best practices, secure design patterns.
  • Work to ensure proper secure coding standards are followed through ongoing security testing and code reviews
  • Assess the security of core platform infrastructure
  • Provide recommendations for hardening environments
  • Analyze incidents and security review findings to determine security impact
  • Drive the remediation of issues identified through internal and external security testing
  • Consult and provide information security direction and support on the implementation of information technology risk management strategy and operating priorities for application development security
  • Support the integration of the IT Security architecture, policies, and practices
  • Participate and lead projects, ensuring that security standards of technology and configuration are applied
  • Assist in providing oversight of the various operational systems used to manage, monitor and respond to various security events and incidents
  • Perform risk assessments on key IT processes or assets, identifing vulnerabilities and propose solutions to mitigate risk
  • Analyze and define information security requirements and solutions
  • Identify and recommend solutions to security exposures, upgrades, and contingency management planning and execution
  • Coordinate and conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
  • Support vulnerability and risk mitigation efforts
  • Support the resolution of Internal Audit, regulatory, or Risk Management
  • Work with IT areas in developing an effective self-assessment process
  • Assess, review, or design 3rd party partner integration services and interactions
  • Promote implementation of various security initiatives
  • Provide expert advice without formal supervisory responsibility
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • IT security (3-5 yrs)
  • Analytical (3-7 yrs)
  • Strong to Proficiency with .Net Frameworks, JAVA Classes, and System Development Lifecycle
  • Knowledge of security architecture
  • Experience with web application security (both Windows and Linux)
  • Experience conducting secure code reviews
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment and penetration testing
  • Excellent knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Experience with databases (Oracle, MS SQL)
  • 4-year university or college degree
  • Sun Certified java Developer preferred
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), specializing in C# preferred
  • SOA-Security or Sun Certified Enterprise Architect preferred
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred


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