Penetration Tester / Ethical Hacker

What we’re looking for

We are seeking an intermediate-level candidate who enjoys working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment to join our team.

About Packetlabs

Our slogan, "Ready for more than a VA scan?" illustrates our commitment to the industry to provide only expert-level penetration testing. The minimum qualification on our team is the OSCP, and most of our team has well beyond that. Packetlabs' Ethical Hacking team thinks outside of the box, finds weaknesses others overlook, and continuously learns new ways to evade controls in modern networks.

Packetlabs is a cybersecurity consulting firm specializing in Advanced Penetration Testing. We offer several services, including Infrastructure Penetration Testing, Web & Mobile Application Testing, Social Engineering, Red Team exercises, Source-code Reviews and Exploit Development. Our clients occupy several industries, including but not limited to: government, technology, law enforcement, retail, healthcare and financial.

About the job

We are seeking an intermediate-level candidate who enjoys working in a fast-paced/dynamic environment and loves to challenge themselves continually. This role entails the delivery of engagements, including penetration testing, full-scope red teams, objective-based penetration testing and web & mobile application security testing.

Applicants need above-average persistence, attention to detail and passion for ethical hacking.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Web Application Security Testing

  • Penetration Testing

  • Red Teaming

  • OWASP Top 10


  • Purple Teaming

  • Breach Response

  • Compromise Assessment

  • Incident Response / SOC

  • Scripting and automation (python, bash, PowerShell, batch, etc.)

  • Operating system security (Windows, Linux, macOS)

  • System hardening

  • Vulnerability Management

  • SDLC

  • Business logic

Who you are

  • Graduate of Information Security or Computer Science degree program.

  • Between two and five years of experience in a similar role.

  • Professional qualifications – Must have OSCP or Burp Suite certification. The following are a plus: CISSP, GWAPT, GPEN, GXPN, OSEP, OSWE, OSED

  • Immediate and continual offensive security training

  • Wealthsimple GRSP with corporate matching

  • Participation in corporate benefit plans

  • Amazing team and working environment

  • Competitive compensation and growth opportunity

Other details

Location: Home base in Mississauga, ON, Remote work opportunity Hours per week: 37.5


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