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Sr Security Consultant


Toronto, ON, CA Scarborough, ON, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Calgary, AB, CA

Req ID:  8701
Jobs by Category:  Security & Automation
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular


We live in a fast-paced cyber-world where protecting our information has become paramount. Within the TELUS Corporate Information Security Team (CIS), we strive to always be steps ahead, tackling the toughest security challenges head-on with top talent and cutting edge technology. We are a team of dynamic and highly skilled individuals who are passionate about finding innovative ways to approach security.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together 

As a Senior Security Consultant, you will focus on supporting vulnerability assessment and security testing of a wide variety of TELUS environments and assets.  This is a vital role for you to contribute to the success of the TELUS Vulnerability Management and Security Testing Program as you perform day-to-day operations navigating complex environments, protect key products and assets from threats and vulnerabilities, and provide thought leadership on opportunities to strengthen the overall security posture for the organization.
You will also be a respected leader collaborating with key partners and stakeholders, both within CIS and beyond, to ensure alignment with our strategic Cloud Security Program, as well as supporting Security by Design reviews, facilitating Security Audits, and enabling organizational-wide Security Risk Registration process.  

Here's How

  • As the Subject Matter Expert on all information security issues, you will manage risks effectively to mitigate potential impacts to TELUS. You will communicate identified security vulnerabilities to the business and facilitate their resolution in order to maintain the security and privacy of our Customers.
  • As a Seasoned consultant you will conduct security assessments using commercial tools, as well as your ingenuity, to uncover critical security flaws that the business would otherwise have missed 
  • As an Advocate on behalf of TELUS Security, you will engage stakeholders to articulate strategic security initiatives and opportunities in order to secure the appropriate alignment, commitment, and support
  • As a Trusted Advisor and Partner to the Business and Technology leaders, you will develop, implement and maintain security policy, standards and procedures
  • As a Detail-Oriented Professional, you will provide comprehensive reports of key metrics on TELUS Security programs’ statuses


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
  • 7+ years of experience in Information Security
  • Bachelor’s degree (or diploma) and/or professional designation specializing in computer science and information security
  • Preferred professional designations such as CISSP, CCSP, GSEC,  other certifications from recognized security institutes (SANS, ISC2, ISACA, etc.), as well as industry-recognized Cloud certifications (for GCP and/or AWS) are also beneficial 
  • Advanced knowledge of the Information Security industry (from both Internal and External perspectives) to guide and influence security decisions both within and outside of team
  • Technical experience in system design, system administration, networking, and web application development
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment and security testing tools, such as: Rapid7 Nexpose/InsightVM, Metasploit, Burp Suite Pro/Enterprise, Veracode, etc
  • Exceptional problem solving, risk management and negotiation skills with the ability to communicate issues to technical and business representatives, in both written and verbal forms using tact and diplomacy
  • Strong ability to work in both team settings (as a leader and as a contributor), as well as independently, to deliver results following an outcome-based approach
  • Flexible and able to quickly pivot focus as required in order to fulfill immediate business needs
  • Experience with common scripting languages, databases and data analytics and automation (Bash, PowerShell, Python, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience operating within Cloud computing platforms such as GCP and AWS
  • Ability to successfully obtain Canada PWGSC Clearance


  • ITIL knowledge or certification
  • Experience with Managed Security Payment Card Industry (PCI)
  • Knowledge of information security technology, audit & control measures, monitoring/investigation methodologies and privacy/regulatory/criminal legislation

A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability —your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. 

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.





Security & Automation

We’re looking for talented sales professionals, solution designers, security technicians and customer support specialists with proven experience in commercial security and automation to join our team.

We are honoured to be recognized

Team TELUS at a glance

Days volunteered in our communities

Billion contributed to charitable and community organizations since 2000

Million customer connections


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.