Information Technology Security Officer

Broster Buchanan
Closing date
6 May 2021

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Technology & New Media
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IT Security Officer (Application Security)

We are working with a global consulting organisation who specialise in transformation and technological partnerships, they are also a recognised Great Place to Work employer in Europe.

They have an immediate & permanent vacancy for an IT Security Officer to join their team.

The role would focus on ensuring that the security posture of applications is clearly communicated to internal and external stakeholders and presents an exciting opportunity to work with interesting security challenges in an environment with many different development platforms.

Role & responsibilities

To promote and support security best practices in software development lifecycle of development teams

Effectively communicate between the business and the application security teams around vulnerabilities, risk and remediation

Actively engage with the development community

Prioritise and schedule penetration testing performed by the application security team - challenge results and ensure remediation options are appropriate and implemented

Provide expertise on discovered vulnerabilities and mediate disputes between developers and security testing teams

Assist application development teams with the application security baseline

Track remediation and vulnerability through the systems and build a roadmap for their remediation

Stakeholder management

Ability to drill down in technical matters in partnership with architecture and application security team


Excellent understanding of development security and its implementation in systems

Familiarity with common security vulnerabilities

Ability to understand vulnerabilities and how to resolve/mitigate them

Ability to communicate across a wide range of seniorities from entry level developer to senior management

Development experience preferably in Microsoft Visual Studio, .NET and Java

Experience of the development lifecycle within .Net, C# and Java

Knowledge of web application firewalls

Penetration testing experience

Please send your CV asap to apply for this position

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