Ethical Hacker

IBM - Ottawa, ON (4 months ago)

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Introduction
Do you like to break things? How about solving complex technical challenges? If this sounds like you, and you have a strong web security background this might be the opportunity you've been looking for.

We are looking for an experienced pen-tester to join the X-Force Ethical Hacking Team.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will have proven knowledge, experience & passion for application security along with tenacious problem solving skills. You should also exhibit a solid understanding of networking and common protocols.

This position will involve:
  • Penetration Testing on IBM products and offerings
  • Threat Modeling
  • Design and implementation of custom scripts and tooling used to find and exploit security vulnerabilities
  • Coordinating with development teams to provide mitigation recommendations, education, and ensuring vulnerabilities are effectively fixed
  • Participating in security research and projects
  • Creation and delivery of security training
This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations. To be eligible for employment in this role, you must be either a Canadian Citizen, Canadian Permanent Resident, or on a work permit from one of the below approved countries:

Eligible Countries –Favored Nations:Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Min 5 years Pen-testing or comparable Experience
5 + years Experience with most of the following tools or similar: Kali Linux, NMap, Wireshark/tcpdump, Metsploit, AppScan, Nikto, Burp, Zap
8 + years Experience with various programming & scripting languages (at least 3 of the following): Bash, Python, JavaScript, C/C++, Java, Objective C/Swift, Nodejs, PHP, etc.
Ability to demonstrate & experience exploiting common application vulnerability types (OWASP Top 10/SANS25): XSS, SQLi, RCE, Path Traversal, CSRF, XXE, etc.
Proficiency in all modern Operating Systems (including mobile platforms iOS & Android)
Knowledgeable of common cryptographic algorithms & weaknesses.
Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
Knowledgeable in common cloud architectures and services.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

8 + years penetration testing experience
OSCP/OSWE, SANS/GPEN, CEH, & other certifications
Experience in an IT/Security role
Understanding of software engineering or other experience in a development role
Knowledge of IBM Security products
Interest in Social Engineering

About Business Unit
IBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Named by industry analysts as a leader in 12 security market segment categories, IBM Security is a multi-billion dollar business that is rapidly growing. In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations. To be eligible for employment in this role, you must be either a Canadian Citizen, Canadian Permanent Resident, or on a work permit from one of the below approved countries:

Eligible Countries –Favored Nations:Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.