Application Security Engineer

2019-08-12 08:06:112020-07-28 ViaResource
Job Type Contract
Location Brighton
Area East Sussex, United Kingdom East Sussex United Kingdom Brighton
Sector Consultancy
Salary Up to £700 a day
Start Date ASAP
Telephone 0203 3271996
Job Purpose
Join our client in building a secure platform supporting their expanding business. In this role you will have the opportunity to engage with the best and brightest engineers and architects as they build their future application and service capabilities, while ensuring the current generation solutions continue to deliver the trust and reliability our customers expect. If you want to make a big difference in a fast-moving environment without endless meetings, if you want to set your direction instead of having it set for you, if you want to have all of the benefits of startup and an established company, we want to talk to you.
Our ideal application security engineer has experience working on a variety of platforms and technologies and is passionate about identifying and managing risks. Security can be complex, so you will be responsible to make it simple, but make its impact significant in our engineering organizations. You will provide guidance, training, and support. You will be able to talk tech and business. You will work hard to find the right solution, not the first solution. You thrive on challenge and you are not afraid to dig in, all while having fun and not getting too serious.
Key Responsibilitiesfor the Application Security Engineer
  • Setting strategic direction for application security, including processes, tools, metrics, and reporting
  • Performing code and design reviews of internal and customer-facing software products and solutions
  • Providing training, education, awareness, and communication to development and engineering groups
  • Developing and implementing manual and automated security tests
  • Designing, developing, and implementing software development policies, standards, procedures, and technical controls
  • Participating in penetration testing activities, managing relationships with third party assessors 
  • Participating in incident handling and response
  • Participating in M&A due diligence and integration processes
Desired Skills & Experience of the Application Security Engineer
  • 5+ years’ experience performing manual code review and analysis
  • 5+ years’ experience with application security tools such as HP Fortify, Checkmarx CxSAST, or BlackDuck OSS
  • Deep technical knowledge and experience identifying, triaging, and remediating application vulnerabilities including the OWASP Top 10
  • Experience working with a variety of development tools, languages, and environments, including .NET, Java, PHP, Node.js, Ember, SQL Server, and Amazon Web Services
  • Experience working in a multi-tenant SaaS environment, service-oriented architecture and web service security
  • Experience with agile software development processes and methodologies
  • Working knowledge of source code repositories including Git
  • Experience developing and securing applications in AWS

This role offers flexible working.
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