Senior Security Specialist, Vulnerability Management

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City : Ottawa

Category : Engineering

Industry : Telecommunications

Employer : Bell

Req Id: 181989

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Corporate Groups offers best practice services to support the organization, including Finance, Legal & Regulatory, Brand, Corporate Services – including HR, Communications, Real Estate, Security and Procurement & Value Creation.

Bell is currently seeking a candidate for the position of Senior Vulnerability Management Specialist – Information Security Response. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Information Security Response, the candidate is responsible for the development, coordination and performance of security tests as part of the vulnerability assessment and penetration testing program for Corporate Security’s Information Security organization. The specialist will assist with the identification and tracking of remediation of risk issues, advise on mitigation safeguards, processes and security best practices and act as a spokesperson and expert on related subjects.

Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Perform security testing of applications, networks and infrastructures, including vulnerability assessments, penetration testing and manual testing techniques
  • Strong networking and security background in areas such as routing and switching, firewall management, analysis of logs and incident response
  • Ability to produce, review and advise on secure architectures, hardening guides and policies and configurations for incident response and event management
  • Analyse security information and artifacts such as scan results, logs, and files in all phases of incident response. Participate and define incident handling methodologies to proactively manage security risk
  • Document analysis results, identify security risks, produce reports and present to technical and executive stakeholders. Track vulnerability risks to closure with GRC and participate in on going GRC use case development
  • Possesses proven track record and experience delivering cyber security testing services and mitigation recommendations taking constraints into account, and oversee implementation that meet objectives
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision

Critical Qualifications/ Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technology-related field, or in computer science with a specialization in telecommunications, or the equivalent
  • Seven (7) years’ experience in information security
  • In depth knowledge of security testing tools and methodologies, including penetration testing and vulnerability assessment tools, and associated result analysis
  • In depth knowledge of networking design, routing and firewall segmentation of networks
  • The following certifications are an asset: CISSP, CEH, GPEN, OSCP, Cisco/Fortinet security certifications
  • Sound document writing skills
  • Good knowledge of common office tools
  • Ability to communicate in French is an asset
  • Existing Secret clearance or ability to obtain is preferred


  • The successful candidate must successfully go through extensive background verifications including but not limited to criminal record and reputational checks
  • All Security personnel are required to sign a letter of non-disclosure which prevents them from divulging sensitive information that they may be exposed to during their assignment. This policy is strictly enforced.

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Ottawa || Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : Quebec : Montreal
Application Deadline: 03/30/2018

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Created: Canada, ON, Ottawa

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