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Offensive Security Engineer, Senior Associate

Toronto, ON
Full Time
5 days ago
A career in Information Security, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and support our internal security technologies and services across the entire global and local PwC network. You'll focus on being the forefront of designing, developing, and implementing information technology including hardware, software, and networks that enhances security of internal information and protect our firms intellectual assets.

Purpose-led work you'll be part of

As an Offensive Security Engineer, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Conduct monitoring, and perform in-depth analysis of Security Operations Center (SOC) oriented alerts
•Help update and maintain a repository of self-created security alerting rules
•Stay up to date with current adversary tactics and apply this knowledge to internal operational countermeasures
•Serve as an escalation point for lower level analysts
•Brief peers and above on current Threat Response themes
•Participate in long term security operation projects with peers

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

•Possessing foundational hands-on knowledge in computer networking, operating systems, virtualization (cloud and on-premise), and modern architecture (containers, orchestration, CI/CD, etc.)
•Understanding and practical knowledge of Active Directory, Azure, and Identity concepts
•Understanding and practical application of the Cyber Kill Chain Framework, MITRE ATT&CK, and other industry frameworks
•Embracing a collaborative approach with multiple stakeholders across functional and technical skill sets
•Demonstrating conflict resolution and escalation skills
•Showing genuine curiosity and motivation to learn and grow in this field and your career
•Attacking and defending Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions
•Possessing tradecraft related to lateral movement and credential theft across various operating systems and environments
•Collaborating with defenders for remediation
•Assisting leadership in refining and understanding the PAM strategy
•Contributing to the development of a team's technical acumen through knowledge sharing activities
•Understanding principles of information security engineering, architecture, and application security
•Possessing experience in performing penetration testing, red teaming, system administration, or incident response (preferred)

Why you'll love PwC

We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at

Your Application to PwC

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The most connected firm through activity based working

PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people.We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer.

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.
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