Cyber Security Team Lead

Toronto, Canada

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Posted 3 weeks ago

At Paytm Labs, we build technologies that powers Paytm India, the world's fastest growing mobile payments and commerce ecosystem. We use our skills and our biggest asset – data, to make our dent in this universe. 
We are committed to offering the most transparent, secure, and personalized consumer experience to over 500 million users and 17 million merchants. We believe that this kind of scale, and the unique problems that it presents attracts curious candidates like yourself.
Job Description:Are you a passionate engineer who derives purpose in life by protecting the confidentiality and integrity of large scale consumer facing systems with your adept hacking skills in finding vulnerabilities and helping teams fix it? If so, then we would like to hear from you.
We are looking for a Team Lead, CyberSecurity to join our team! You will lead, direct, and grow teams of professionals with diverse skills and backgrounds.
Our ideal candidate is a problem solver with exceptional communication skills and a learner at heart. We’re interested in experienced and intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cyber security. This role requires strong operational, strategic and interpersonal skills. We offer a flexible work schedule, and most importantly, the opportunity to work on tough problems with the brightest minds around you.  


  • Security Architecture reviews of existing and upcoming projects
  • Acting as both a builder and a breaker by creating tools to help engineers write more secure code and performing penetration tests of public and internal applications
  • Ensure that the organization meets all required security and associated health and safety objectives
  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes
  • Contribute to people-related initiatives, including development, coaching, recruiting, training and retaining staff
  • Demonstrate and apply a thorough understanding of complex information systems. Use knowledge of the current IT environment and industry trends to identify engagement and client service issues
  • Work in a fast paced environment where projects and prioritization may change frequently, security will always remain


  • 5+ years of experience as a Security Engineer
  • Undergraduate or masters’ degree preferably in one of the following areas: Information Security, Business Management, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, and/or other related majors
  • Experience with Linux internals and hardening
  • Experience with OWASP, ATT&CK Framework, DAST, and SAST
  • Must have experience in programming languages and frameworks such as Python and Django
  • Possession of AWS Security speciality & CISSP preferred
  • Knowledge and 5-7 years of hands-on experience with key components of cybersecurity consulting including:
  • Cyber Assessments and roadmapping,
  • Network & Infrastructure security
  • Cyber transformation
  • Threat detection
  • Incident response
  • Vulnerability assessment & management
  • Security governance
  • Risk and compliance
  • Security Architecture
  • Data protection
  • Privacy
  • Security Awareness
  • Cloud Security

Nice to Haves:

  • CVE Contributions
  • Open Source tools contributions 
  • Published papers
  • Security Certifications

What we Offer!

  • We are proud to announce that we have been certified as a Great Place to Work!
  • A collaborative, open work environment that fosters ownership, creativity, and urgency
  • Enrolment in the Group Health Benefits plan right from Day 1, no waiting period
  • Fuel for the day: Weekly delivery of groceries and all types of snacks to our office
  • All types of signature drinks from coffee to lattes to cappuccinos 
  • Catered lunch and desserts on a monthly basis! 
  • Ping Pong and Pool: Become the next Paytm Labs Table Tennis/ Pool champ!
  • And so much more!
Notice for Job Applicants
Following the advice of Canadian health authorities, to mitigate the risk of potential spread of COVID-19 and support social distancing, all recruiting activities including interviews and new hire onboarding will be conducted remotely.  While we are doing our best to ensure reasonable response times, please expect potential delays during the recruiting process due to the current situation.  Thank you for your patience and understanding during these challenging times. 
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We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Paytm Labs is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. Paytm Labs is an equal opportunity employer.
Job tags: Architecture AWS CISSP Google Incident response Linux Open Source Python Threat detection Vulnerabilities
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