Information and Application Security Specialist

Reqiva Ltd
Richmond, Surrey
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity with a global company has recently come on the market! If you're looking for an interesting position as an Application and Information Security Specialist in the Richmond area, this could be a great role for you!


£65,000- £80,000

About the company

This organisation has recently embarked on a journey and created a new product, so they are re-building their engineering team to develop high performance agile delivery teams with the culture to match.

They are seeking talented people with a certain something to join their teams across the world. If you like taking action and feeling responsible for delivering results, there's a good chance you'll enjoy working with this fantastic brand.

About the you

As the Application and Information Security Specialist, you must be able to work in a fast paced, Agile environment. You will need to be:

?Passionate about embedding security techniques/principles into the daily operations of the delivery teams.
?Able to use a depth and breadth of experience to help individuals within the teams in prioritising contending demands and stay focused, always respecting security standards
?Able to deliver experienced opinion on the design, development and implementation of security controls, policy and procedure
?Knowledgeable, confident, collaborative and customer focused with respect to Agile Delivery methods
?A skilled negotiator obtaining agreement from, and resolving conflict with various partners.
?Able to assist with project validation by identifying/evaluating areas of risk and devising mitigation strategies.
?Able to support the teams removing impediments.

Experience required

?Experienced in Application and Information Security Architecture.
?Good knowledge of Security Testing Tools and Threat Modelling.
?Understanding of Security Architecture Best Practices, Principles, Standards and Frameworks.
?Experienced in handling 3rd Party Supplier Security Assurance Services.
?Experienced in working in a mixed OS, Cloud, PaaS, SaaS, API, Web and Mobile Application environments.
?Good Technical and non-Technical Documentation writing skills and ability to convey and explain complex technical information to non-technical staff.


?Knowledge of Privacy legislation (especially GDPR and Data Protection Act 1998) and regulatory obligations (e.g. PCI/DSS, FCA, PRA).
?Knowledgeable of DevSecOps/Rugged DevOps & Security Testing throughout the product development life-cycle.
?Experience in reviewing engineering designs and improving security solutions against company Security Standards.
?Experience in working with delivery and project teams to ensure security standard methodologies are baked into the ways of working.
?A background working with teams delivering micro-services and/or enterprise content management, distribution and publishing.
?Actively participating in the wider InfoSec community.

To demonstrate your interest, please apply. Or, if you don't have an up to date CV to hand, please call Reqiva on and ask for Jodie Craig or email for more information.