Intermediate Pentester

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Software Secured is a leading Penetration Testing as a Service company, with a head office in beautiful Ottawa, Canada. We help software development teams get ahead of hackers using a suite of services and products.

Our team of pentesters is looking for an intermediate pentester to join the team and help us secure a few hundred more applications.

As an Intermediate Pentester at Software Secured, you will have the opportunity to help our clients secure their mission-critical applications. This includes performing security code review, web, mobile, and network security tests. Help clients with security design reviews, threat modeling, and remediation strategies.

What you get:

  • Remote by default environment and you get to work from anywhere in the world for up to 2 months per year.
  • You will receive a competitive salary.
  • You will receive a yearly profit-sharing between 8 - 15% of your salary based on your performance.
  • You will be provided with perks such as a monthly refreshed Ubereats budget, work from home stipend.
  • You will receive a great health benefits package.
  • You will receive a free audible account.
  • You will receive a minimum of 3 weeks' vacation.
  • Drama and politics-free environment where everyone can be their self
  • You will receive time and a budget for training and self-development.
  • Work closely with our clients to help them with security architecture, secure SDLC, and threat modeling.
  • Participate in delivering our training courses to software developers.
  • 10% of your team goes to research projects and self-development

What we are looking for:

  • Share our core values (please see below).
  • At least 2 years of performing application, mobile, or desktop penetration testing.
  • Strong software development background in one or more of Python, .NET, Ruby or Java.
  • Bonus points for an OSCP or GWAPT.
  • Expert with OWASP Top 10 and can explain them easily.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • This job is available to Canadian citizens, permanent residency, or work visa holders.

Nice to have:

  • Open-source contributions
  • Public speaking experience
  • Performing training in a professional capacity
  • Teaching experience, preferably security or CS topics
  • You have done CTFs (Capture The Flag) in a competitive manner.

What we care about

  • Keeping it Secure: Software Secured’s mission and values are a part of everything we do. We care about how our clients can do what they do without having to worry about hackers disrupting their work.
  • Curiosity and humility: We are dedicated to learning and constantly improving. We hire the best of the best, humility is the key to remaining the best.
  • Own it: our engineers work hard to improve the state of web application security. To get there, we need to own every project, every assessment, every challenge, and every line of code.
  • Dive Deep: hard problems require diving deep to understand the real cause of the problem, we are not afraid of diving deep to come up with the best solutions.
  • Bold: we take huge risks so our clients can minimize theirs, taking risks is part of what we do daily so we ensure the highest impact of our solutions.
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