Application Security Engineer

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3 months
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We are working with a global organisation who are looking for an experienced Application Security Engineer to join them on a contract basis for an upcoming project.

The successful person will be responsible for Application security design, architecture, engineering and testing within a project capacity with a view to ensuring the company is in line with security & compliance requirements. Drive and implement solutions for reducing technical risks and a reduction in security vulnerabilities by developing and working with both in-house and outsourced Development teams to introduce and maintain Secure Software Development Programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Security implementation of GDO projects across T&I, delivering high quality services and creative solutions across all application development platforms
  • Perform design reviews of new applications, products, and services to identify potential risks and recommend appropriate mitigations.
  • Perform security assessments/penetration testing of applications
  • Responsible for monitoring and driving Application Security Compliance during project life cycle
  • Responsible for development of solutions to secure architecture requirements and standards.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a network security environment.
  • Minimum 5 years' hands-on experience of application security. This could either be as an AppSec specialist within a security team, or as a developer with significant experience of securing and defending applications against real-world threats
  • In-depth knowledge of security aspects of at least two of the following:

- Modern web applications and related technologies (Angular, React, Jquery, Spring, etc).
- Android and IOS mobile applications
- APIs and micro services

GCS Computer Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.