Lead Application Security Specialist

Recruiter
Aviva
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
circa £56,600 to £105,100 dependent on experience
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working within the CISO department as part of the Security Consultancy & Design team, the Lead Application Security Specialist will be working with internal and external stakeholders (both IT and non-IT areas).

The main focus of this role is to manage and contribute towards the delivery of both technical and non-technical change initiatives lead by both business and internally within CISO; the role will involve engagement with stakeholders from across all areas of the Aviva business and its suppliers globally.

You will be able to demonstrate strong skills in leadership, influencing, and applications security risk management in either a previous Information Security operational or governance role, preferably in a Financial Services organisation.

This role will require some travel to Aviva offices globally.

The Lead Application Security Specialist will:

Lead the application security team, developing the global AppSec Centre of ExcelenceDefine an annual plan for end to end systems review and oversight its executionDevelop, embed and oversee secure development lifecycle practices globallyDevelop and maintain the secure coding and testing standards an guidelinesExperience / Knowledge:

CISSP or CISM qualifiedExperience in Information Security, ideally in the Financial Services sector;Possess in-depth knowledge of information security governance processes and practices, including ISMS monitoring and control frameworks such as, ISO, ISF and COBIT, their relationships to other frameworks and their application within a financial services environment or other highly regulated industry.Have a good understanding of Secure Development Lifecycles and their application in an agile environment.Good understanding of security architecture principles and processes.Good knowledge of IT Operations procedures and best practices.Experience in managing de-centralized teamsAdditionally experience in Penetration testing tolls and technologies, Security Testing / Scanning toolsets such as Checkmarx / IBM Appscan and development tools and technologies including Microsoft Legacy and .Net, Java and J2EE, Apple IOS, Android would be of a huge advantage but not essential.

Additional Information

Benefits include:

Salary circa £56,600 to £105,100 dependent on experience29 days' holiday plus bank holidaysCompetitive on target performance bonusUp to 14% Company contribution to your pensionAviva flexible benefitsEmployee discountsSeason ticket loanShare schemeBring to Aviva what makes you different and we’ll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty.

One of Aviva’s core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.

We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact Alex Stumpo in the Resourcing team on 07384 230713.


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