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Sr. Digital Security Consultant 3 - 16691

Burnaby, BC · Information Technology
New & exciting opportunity! Our client is looking for a Sr. Digital Security Consultant on an 8-month contract to start with with possible extensions. 

About the role: 

You will provide technical leadership, expert guidance, coordination and support to agile digital teams with a focus on promoting, assessing and maintaining secure-by-design principles and techniques in our digital products.

You will be responsible for the following:
  • Helping evolve our secure software development practices for our core web applications (both non-authenticated and authenticated experiences)
  • Supporting regular vulnerability assessment and remediation activities
  • Enabling others to adopt/embrace sound security practices and standards to ensure company information assets are protected
  • Supporting and reinforcing governance related risk acceptance methods and policies
  • Improving our human firewall through a variety of security awareness and education methods
  • Aligning with broader Chief Security Office strategy to keep our customers, team members and company assets safe and secure

What you’ll need to be successful:
  • 7+ years of recent digital security experience with formal security certification; Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience applying your craft in an agile delivery shop, Scrum & Kanban
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related discipline
  • Can apply Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) and modern network security practices in day-to-day activities
  • High comfort level with technical navigation of digital systems, both the application & infrastructure layers
  • Practical experience with threat detection/prevention, incident response, vulnerability management, threat modeling, risk management methodology, data de-identification and encryption standards
  • Identify and interpret security design requirements (and their benefits) for technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Tendency to balance business and security needs to improve the customer experience, building and maintaining relationships through coaching, not policing
  • Understanding of adversarial tactics, a penchant for curiosity, exploration and learning to stay current in your field
  • Experience with enabling teams to practice sound data governance (i.e., for digital analytics)
  • More than a mild curiosity in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)
  • Desire to collaborate, roll up your sleeves/be in the weeds, ideally, you don’t need anyone to code for you, comfort with Node.js/React is desirable
  • Affinity for automating repetitive functions and a general dissatisfaction with traditional ways of doing things

Great-to-haves:
Awareness regulatory factors governing our industry (i.e., privacy & Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation)
Familiarity with search engine optimization (SEO) principles (e.g., the brand implications of domain name strategy)
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