Job Title:

Jr IT Security Engineer


Applicantz, Inc


Toronto, ON

Job Reference:


Seeking a Jr Security Engineer to join the team and provide leadership in maintaining security services in AWS, Azure and on-premise.


  • Research and understand external best practices and emerging technologies for possible incorporation into security practices
  • Drive security assessments which may include threat modeling, penetration testing, architecture reviews, secure code reviews, and third-party risk assessments
  • Provide weekly status reports and project documentation
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Work across teams to ensure we’re adhering to company security standards
  • Work with SecOps team to remediate vulnerabilities
  • Be proactive in taking on work and show leadership in solving problems
  • Server and workstation hardening implementation using GPO’s
  • Cloud provider security hardening best practices
  • Identity and Access Management best practices

Minimum Requirements

  • The ability to dig into hard problems and find solutions—diagnosing, debugging and solving issues that may arise.
  • Direct experience with anti-virus software
  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
  • Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications
  • Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
  • Support efforts for monitoring, detecting, responding and investigating security incidents
  • An understanding of deploying and maintaining Windows machines
  • An ability to mentor and guide others on Security best practices
  • Excellent written communication skills for working with our globally diverse team

Should have Skills

  • Experience with Citrix, specifically Citrix Cloud, Virtual Desktop and Virtual Applications
  • Experience maintaining a single service over an extended period of time to understand the initial challenges along with ongoing challenges
  • Full-stack experience, from managing infrastructure to developing frontend applications


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Quote Job Reference: APPZ-ITYQ

Posted 2020-06-08

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