Senior Application Security Testing Engineer (DAST/SAST)

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • 150 - 200
  • Salary: 150 - 200

Bank of Montreal

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Senior Application Security Testing Engineer (DAST/SAST)



Toronto, ON, CAN

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Full time

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100 King Street West

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Technology MUST HAVE: Experience with SAST/DAST tools and relevant experience performing Application Security Testing; working as security consultant with application teams.
About the role:
The Application Security Testing Engineer reports to the Senior Manager and assists with the security testing activities for BMO based applications. The role will be responsible for the execution and coordination of Static and Dynamic Application Security Testing (SAST/DAST), provides information security consulting services (SAST/DAST Scanning) for BMO overall and businesses/groups. Liaises with stakeholders to understand problems and opportunities and enables BMO to meet its goals by understanding business vision, objectives and KPIs. Participates in the execution of information security strategy.
What will you do:
Subject Matter Expertise

– Provides technical leadership to business areas as a Security Testing subject matter expert. Assists with efforts on the execution of security testing operations to include pre-engagement (scoping), engagement (testing) and post-engagement activities (reporting).
Secure Testing

– Assists in delivery of security testing projects according to a structured process, to include writing test reports. This may include oversight and/or execution of the configuration and deployment of security testing software and application of results to security analysis.
Information Security Risk Management –

Works with leadership to mature security testing team capabilities including reporting and remediation guidance in alignment with local and global regulatory

requirements. Identifies

security gaps and deficiencies by conducting risk assessments; able to recommend corrective action of identified vulnerabilities and

weaknesses. Assists

with the execution of planning, testing, tracking, and advises on necessary risk acceptance for identified security risks.
Secure Application


– Assists with the execution of highly technical/analytical security assessments of custom web applications, mid-tier application services, backend mainframe applications and databases, including manual, custom and industry known attack methods using a risk-based intelligence-led

methodology. Identifies

potential misuse scenarios. Advises on secure development practices.
What you need to succeed:
Typically between 5 – 7 years of relevant experience and a post-secondary degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or a related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in testing web applications, APIs, mobile applications to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses.
Hands-on experience with dynamic application security (DAST) tools such as Burp Suite, OWASP ZAP, etc. Hands-on experience with static source code analysis (SAST) tools.
Knowledge of coding languages (e.g. C#, JAVA, JavaScript, TypeScript, Python etc.) and can code with little oversight
Knowledge of different rapid development processes, e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.
Knowledge of coding vulnerabilities, frameworks, patching processes, Information Security risk and industry best practices, defense concepts, risk-based assessment approach
Knowledge of OWASP Top 10, and the OWASP Testing Guide or other secure coding frameworks, NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF)
Understands the principles of secure coding techniques and secure code reviews, code scanning software and vulnerability code scanning processes, network protocols and connectivity.
Industry certification is an asset – CISSP, CISSLP, CCSK, GIAC etc.
Experience working in an Agile development environment, and ability to

work effectively with cross-functional teams.
Compensation and Benefits:
$81,600.00 – $151,200.00

Pay Type:
Salaried The above represents BMO Financial Group’s pay range and type.
Salaries will vary based on factors such as location, skills, experience, education, and qualifications for the role, and may include a commission structure. Salaries for part-time roles will be pro-rated based on number of hours regularly worked. For commission roles, the salary listed above represents BMO Financial Group’s expected target for the first year in this position.
BMO Financial Group’s total compensation package will vary based on the pay type of the position and may include performance-based incentives, discretionary bonuses, as well as other perks and rewards. BMO also offers health insurance, tuition reimbursement, accident and life insurance, and retirement savings plans. To view more details of our benefits, please visit:
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At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.
As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.
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BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.
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About Us

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Who we are
We’re proud to be fueling growth and expanding possibilities for individuals, families and businesses. More than 12 million customers count on us for personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment services.

As the 8th largest bank in North America by assets, we provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment services to more than 12 million customers.

In Canada, the United States and across the globe, we’ll continue to build, invest and transform to drive performance that serves the good that grows.



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