Application Security Engineer

Application Security Engineer

London
Permanent
18.08.2021
£70000 - £80000 per annum

Application Security Engineer
 
A global SaaS company are looking for an Application Security Engineer to join their team. The company is undergoing a company-wide security transformation, looking for an App Sec Lead to lead the technical development of numerous internal applications for the company. This role is ideal for someone who is looking for career progression and development in a global security environment.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES OF AN APPLICATION SECURITY ENGINEER:

  • Manage the application security processes within the company, between the engineer, penetration, and other divisions
  • Ensure all internal (and external) application requirements are developed and secure throughout the design and building stages
  • Manage secure development processes within the company
  • Engage and outline needs with engineering development team
  • Arrange and oversee various penetration testing requirements
  • Conduct governance on static and dynamic testing capabilities
  • Create reports for senior leadership members and communicate the progress of the app sec team

 
SKILLS REQUIRED AS AN APPLICATION SECURITY ENGINEER:

  • Strong experience in application security, with strong technical competency
  • Working knowledge of DevSecOpps movement and practices
  • Strong experience with Cloud platforms e.g. AWS, Azure
  • Experience with application tools such as Veracode, Check Marx and Aquasec
  • Knowledge of web application security, OWASP, and other ‘Shift Left’ practices
  • Experience with agile app sec approach
  • Experience with waterfall app sec approach
  • Experience with CI/CD not essential but highly desirable
  • CISSP or CISM but essential but highly desirable
  • Experience working in regulated industries or financial services is preferable

 
BENEFITS OF WORKING AS AN APPLICATION SECURITY ENGINEER:

  • Opportunity to work on a greenfield transformation project
  • Lead investigations into new technologies and make decisions on the tools and programmes used by the company
  • Work collaboratively with other divisions to achieve highest security standards
  • Work directly with senior leadership and stakeholders to communicate needs of the business
  • Progress career within a leading financial institution working across the UK and Europe

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