Cyber Security Controls Test Analyst – Red Team in Montreal at The Bartech Group

Date Posted: 4/15/2021

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Job #:  206551

Currently we are seeking individuals for the following position, please take note that this position is time sensitive and we advise you to apply immediately and express your skills and abilities that pertains to the job description.

If you are an experienced Cyber Security Controls Test Analyst looking for a position with a leading company, Bartech can help!

Cyber Security Controls Test Analyst – Red Team

12 Months Contract

Montreal, QC

*** ONLY T4 RATES ***

Business Overview:

The Vulnerability Assessments (VA) Team is the offensive security arm of BNPP Cyber Security. The team is responsible for managing the Penetration Testing and Red Team Assessments program.

The Vulnerability Assessments (VA) Team performs global intelligence-led exercises against people, process, and technology. The Red Team challenges the organization to improve the effectiveness of Cyber Security by conducting exercises using the same Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) as real adversaries. To be successful in this role, candidates are expected to act as subject matter experts in offensive security with a proven track record in exploitation, escalation of privileges, and lateral movement.

Candidate Success Factors:

Candidates will be measured on the following four performance drivers which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas platform:

  • Results and Impact
  • Leadership and Collaboration
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct


  • Develops, manages, and oversees offensive cybersecurity tests to validate the completeness and effectiveness of cybersecurity controls.
  • Manages vendor contracts, relationships, and staff for the execution of cybersecurity tests.
  • Designs, builds, and improves the technical infrastructure necessary to perform cybersecurity testing by both in-house and outsourced penetration testers who are executing either remotely or onsite.
  • Assist infrastructure and application owners in validating their remediation efforts for findings resulting from offensive cybersecurity test.
  • Lead penetration testing and red team assessments.
  • Lead, plan, and execute all Social Engineering simulations.
  • Analyze cyber intelligence and design attack models for use against the organization.
  • Testing of the overall security of critical infrastructure components and applications to ensure they comply with internal policies, security architecture best practices, and industry standards.
  • Supporting Purple Team operations.
  • Reporting information security vulnerabilities to businesses and vendors.
  • Act as thought leaders for addressing new security challenges such as IoT, cloud, robotics, and artificial intelligence.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration tests (application and/or infrastructure) and articulate security issues to technical and non-technical audience.
  • Identify, research, and validate known and unknown exploits on cyber infrastructure.
  • Work closely with the Blue Team to identify gaps, address findings, and improve breach response.
  • Act as advisors for the Blue Team during major events and hunt activities.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Engineering (relevant concentration preferred) with 2-5+ years of experience preferably within a pen test or red team function in the financial sector; or a Graduate Degree (Masters) in MIS.
  • Information Security certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, SANS coursework).
  • Exploitation frameworks, e.g. Metasploit, CANVAS, Core Impact.
  • Post-Exploitation Frameworks: Cobalt Strike, SILENTTRINITY, Covenant, Faction, Merlin, A fell, Red Team Toolkit, Voodoo.
  • Web development and programming languages i.e. Python, Perl, Ruby, Java, and/or .Net.
  • SharePoint administration and document management.
  • Understanding of the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures of cyber threat actors.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills to communicate findings and recommendations to different audiences and stakeholders.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others as a team.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively managing and prioritizing multiple tasks.
  • Solid understanding of IT security concepts with an emphasis on Security and Risk Assessment.
  • Knowledge and experience with law and regulations surrounding the financial services sector.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Excellent understanding of networking concepts and Information Security, including emerging threats and attack methodologies.
  • Demonstrable understanding of Information Technology principles, including software, hardware, and networking.
  • A broad understanding of all areas of banking and the threats faced by the financial sector.
  • Strong ability to analyze threat actor TTPs at a highly detailed and technical level, examine and develop the controls, lead, and execute tests of those controls using penetration testing and red team techniques.
  • Conducting adversary emulations and penetration testing (application and/or infrastructure) and articulating security issues to technical and non-technical audience.
  • Identifying, researching, validating, and exploiting various known and unknown security vulnerabilities on server and client side.
  • Conducting Purple Team Testing.
  • Creating metrics to establish value to senior management.
  • Define cyber KPIs.
  • Vulnerability Assessment tools, e.g. Nessus, Qualys, etc.
  • Strong familiarity with at least one major pen testing framework (MITRE ATT@CK, CBEST) and the ability to self-learn new frameworks as required (Cyber Kill Chain).
  • Social Engineering campaigns, e.g. email phishing, phone calls, SET.
  • Deep understanding of OSI model.
  • Security devices, e.g. Firewalls, VPN, AAA systems.
  • OS Security, e.g. Unix, Linux, Windows, Cisco, etc.
  • Understanding of common protocols, e.g. LDAP, SMTP, DNS, Routing Protocols.
  • Reporting information security vulnerabilities to businesses.

When you join The Bartech Group, an Impellam company you launch a career. Bartech one of North America's largest and fastest-growing staffing firms, continues to elevate the staffing industry to a higher level of thinking. We specialize in Contract and Direct Placement of Engineering, IT, Technical, Professional and Finance & Accounting specialists.

Bartech values diversity and inclusion in its workforce and we invite all applicants to apply. We review all applications and will contact candidates whose skills are best suited for this role. If you are not immediately contacted please note that we will retain your resume for future opportunities.

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