Application Security Engineer

Job description

Application Security Engineer

ID #:        20DS030822ASE

Location: Ottawa, Ontario Canada (or Remote)

Term:       Contract

High Tech Genesis has an immediate opening for a Application Security Engineer!

Your key contributions are:

  • Assess, Advise and Introduce DevSecOps Best Practices and Solutions
  • Address issues of Security (code quality, reliability assurance, vulnerability) with DevOps solutions and services
  • Review application security vulnerabilities and define mitigation strategies in conjunction with respective owners
  • Benchmark Assessments against standards (OWASP)
  • Develop and integrate reports from 3d party security tools and in-house DevOps solutions to produce critical DevSecOps reports/metrics
  • Own, improve and grow DevSecOps pipelines employing the following:
      • (e.g., Dashboards - Defect Count vs Area over Time, Tools BOM)
      • Black Duck Hub (3rd)
      • Coverity (3rd)
      • DefectDojo
      • Area/Owner Database (Internal)


  • Must have coding experience in: Python, BASH
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Linux environments
  • Hands on experience with containers: Docker (image building, scanning)
  • · Used SCM tools such as (Git, Google repo) and one of the following (BitBucket, Github or GitLab)
  • Knowledge of release and branching concepts
  • Experience with one or more of the following CI/CD systems (Jenkins, Circle CI, TeamCity)

Note 1: You MUST be legally entitled to work in Canada (i.e., possess Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or Valid Work Permit)

Note 2: High Tech Genesis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Note 3: In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), HTG will provide accommodation accessible formats and communication supports for the interview process upon request.

Note 4: Please submit an MS Word version of your resume when applying for this position.

Note 5: Salary is commensurate with experience.