Technical Vulnerability Assessment Specialist

Technical Vulnerability Assessment Specialist

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Ottawa, Ontario

Information Technology




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with our client to seek a Technical Vulnerability Assessment Specialist to perform Technical Vulnerability Assessments (TVAs) related to new or redesigned information technology systems following the TVA methodology and template. This is a 1 year, hybrid contract, available to candidates in Ottawa.

  • Perform ad hoc vulnerability scanning of Bank systems to support both TVAs and continuous vulnerability management program using vulnerability scanning tools whilst following approved scanning practices
  • Provide ad hoc application-level testing and briefing notes as part of due diligence. Due diligence activities may include installation of application in lab environment, automated and manual testing to identify malicious or highly vulnerable components
  • Participate in developing a security test plan and technical testing
  • Assist documenting and assessing network zones and equipment, servers, operating systems, databases, mobile devices, peripherals, thick client applications, web applications, appliances, virtual infrastructure, and end-to-end solutions
  • Respond to security incidents to support investigating teams and provide information on bank devices, their patch level, and any vulnerabilities that may exist
  • Other activities and deliverables, as required
  • 3+ years of experience with Security Vulnerability Assessments
  • Demonstrated experience with network zones and equipment servers, databases, mobile devices, peripherals, thick client applications, web applications, appliances, virtual infrastructure, and end to end solutions
  • Demonstrated experience with Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) version 3.1 ratings arrived at the official CVSS Calculator
  • Demonstrated experience with Azure, O365, IoT, WebApps, VMWare, Networking grear, API security and DevSecOps
  • Demonstrated knowledge of vulnerability management tools such as Nexpose, insightvm, nessus, qualysguard, openvas, IBM appscan, Netsparker, Acunetix etc.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a hybrid environment
  • Demonstrated experience working within multi-tier enterprise environments
  • Must be able to obtain secret clearance (10+ years in Canada)

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