Halifax, Canada| Open Application

Security Consultant and Penetration Tester, Halifax, Canada

Secure State Cyber (Canada) seeks an intermediate to senior level IT Security professional with Penetration Testing and Security Auditing experience to assist our growing Canadian team in providing high-value consultation services to corporate clients in the private and / or public sectors. Expertise in cybersecurity is a must.

The successful candidate will have 4 or more years in information security or IT security with 2 or more year’s experience in security testing. Bachelors degree in computer science or equivalent education. You possess knowledge of network and database architecture, Linux/Window/Unix operating systems, common vulnerabilities in web hosts/apps, common security standards and frameworks (ISO27001, NIST, CIS-CSC, OWASP etc.), open-source and commercial testings tools. Knowledge of network security architecture such as firewalls, DMZ’s, routing, DNS, DHCP and WAP are desired as well as certifications in CEH, GIAC Pen Testers, OSCP and OSCE.


  • Conduct security testing in the form of vulnerability and penetration testing
  • Conduct security reviews of network infrastructure
  • Conduct security reviews of web application designs
  • Conduct security reviews of planned workflows
  • Conduct authenticated and non-authenticated testing
  • Conduct white-box, grey box and black box testing
  • Conduct Threat Risk Assessments (TRA’s)
  • Contribute to evolution of their Risk Management testing methodology
  • Act as SME for review of and working with third party vulnerability and penetration testing, tests/testers
  • Create, assess, update and execute testing plans
  • Create test reports and provide suggested findings


  • Interface directly with clients

Beneficial to Have

  • ICS/IoT/OT security testing experience
  • Canadian Government Security Clearance
  • Experience with ISO 27000 series, CSC

Secure State Cyber is a dynamic IT services company who are growing here in Canada. Proudly based here in Atlantic Canada, they serve clients worldwide. Their rapidly growing cybersecurity team is looking to add a key player here in Atlantic Canada, primarily a Security Penetration/Vulnerability Tester to help develop their high growth Security practice in Atlantic Canada and beyond. Offering competitive compensation and benefits in a client-focused company with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for rapid growth.

Secure State Cyber Group


Secure State Cyber Group is a Swedish company, based in the city of Norrköping, Sweden, with operations in the national capital, Stockholm. Secure State Cyber has served public and private sector clients in its home territory since 2005.

Secure State Cyber was created, and is owned and operated today, by cybersecurity professionals who understood the critical present and future needs of government, business and society for secure computer and communication operations.

Building on the closer commercial relations between Sweden and Canada made possible by the CETA Agreement of 2017, Secure State Cyber established a wholly owned Canadian subsidiary in Halifax NS the very next year.

Secure State Cyber (Canada) Inc. provides professional services and consulting in the cybersecurity field. From our Canadian office we support customers in both Europe and Canada with network monitoring services, risk assessments, cyber audits and privacy issues. Services are provided in close collaboration with our Swedish head office.

Longer term, Secure State Cyber (Canada) foresees the development of operations to the wider market of Eastern Canada where cybersecurity services are currently under dimensioned to meet rapidly growing demand in every sector.

Secure State Company Values

 We value the confidence of our clients.  We serve them with integrity and respect. We strive for total reliability and deliver all services with the highest quality and accuracy.

We maintain a service-focused and results-oriented operation in order to ensure maximum benefit for our customers and partners. We place those we serve at the heart of all operations. Our services are entirely team-based in order to ensure the highest possible quality and to avoid reliance on any one individual.

We see opportunities for potential and continuous improvement in all our work. Shared competence and experience are the core tools we apply in addressing the needs of our customers.

All of our work is based on high-caliber knowledge and experience. Applying proven structured methods and modern tools, we create sustainable results. The competence and analytical capability which our teams bring to each task ensures the highest possible quality in the service we provide to our customers.

Building on skills developed over many years, we ensure information security for corporations, public authorities and other organizations across society.

Secure State Cyber strives to make the digital community a safer place.


This position would be based out of the Halifax office. If you would like to hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Craig Coady at crai[email protected]


Contact Person

Jan Karlsson

Country Manager Canada

[email protected]

+46706 38 22 24