Application Security Consultant

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City : Toronto

Category : Banking

Industry : Banking

Employer : RBC

What is the opportunity?


Reporting to the Director of Cyber Security Assessment – you would provide technical leadership and execution in the area of application security services for the global RBC business and application development teams across all enterprise information technology groups.  You would act as the subject matter expert to application developers and executives in terms of application security best practices, tools, processes and landscapes.  You would also provide technical input on current, Interim and target state Application Security strategy and be part of the exciting project management team to execute various Application Security projects to introduce and enhance application security capabilities.


What will you do?


  • You will participate in and lead a range of application security activities from Business-as-usual (BAU) application security assessments to organizational changing project enhancements
  • Lead application security assessments using static analysis (SAST) and dynamic analysis (DAST) techniques; including the use of on premise security testing tools and vendor services
  • Ensure applications are thoroughly security tested using industry best practices prior to promotion to production
  • Plan and execute Application Security projects to introduce new security processes and tools
  • Research and keep up to date of application security emerging threats/technologies/trends
  • Influence and steer the direction of Application Security Roadmap
  • Educate key organizational stakeholders (e.g. developers, security consultants, executives) on application security matters and impacts on the organization


What do you need to succeed?



  • Demonstrate 5 – 10 years of application development experience in modern programming languages (e.g. Java, .NET, C/C++, Javascript)
  • Possess strong understanding of web and mobile application architecture and development principles
  • Exposure to application security best practices such as secure coding, security testing techniques



  • CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CEH, GWAPT, GSSP certifications an asset
  • Knowledge of OWASP, SANS or other security-related practices
  • Hands on application security assessment experience using Fortify, AppScan, Checkmarx, WebInspect, BurpSuite, Qualys, or other security assessment tools


What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • A world-class training program in financial services
  • Flexible work/life balance options
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities
  • Opportunities to building close relationships with clients
  • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business and geographies




Learn more about RBC Tech Jobs


About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit


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RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.


City:  Toronto
Address:  88 Queens Quay West
Work Hours/Week:  37.5
Work Environment:  Office
Employment Type:  Permanent
Career Level:  Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type:  Salaried
Required Travel(%):  0
Exempt/Non-Exempt:  N/A
People Manager:  No
Application Deadline:  2017-11-24
Req ID:  149211

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