Application Security Engineer

Recruiter
McGregor Boyall
Location
Sheffield
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Application Security Engineer- CISSP, CISM, CISA, Web Application Firewalls, Linux, Security Tooling, Penetration Testing, Nessus- Permanent- Sheffield A client based in the Sheffield area are on the lookout for an Application Security Engineer to join the business as they look to carry out a number of projects in the cyber security domain, with an initial focus in the implementation of dynamic tooling across the application security estate. This is a great role if you are already working as an Application Security Engineer and are looking for broader technical and stakeholder facing challenges in a role, or if you have experience in positions in the information security, cyber security and/or network security spaces which have had a focus on deploying Web Application Firewalls and a range of security tools, and exposure to penetration testing. ESSENTIAL SKILLS: Educated to Bachelor's Degree level or possessing equivalent professional qualifications in a relevant discipline such as Information Security, Cyber Security, Networking, Computer Science, Information Technology Knowledge of a range of cyber security domains such as DLP, encryption, cryptography, network and infrastructure security, penetration testing and/or vulnerability management/threat detection Hands on experience with web security infrastructure tools such as Web Application Firewalls including FortiWeb, Blue Coat, Barracuda, SonicWall Strong knowledge of SIEM and vulnerability management tools such as Qualys, Nessus, QRadar or similar Exposure to OWASP technologies such as Metasploit, Nexpose, or similar, is highly preferred Previous work with tools such as F5, Fortinet, NetScaler, Veracode, Jira, Confluence, or similar Hands on skills with Linux, Unix and Windows platforms and applications Any experience of implementing static infrastructure and dynamic tooling is welcomed Sector specific certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM are highly preferred KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Champion best practice in information security engineering across a number of infrastructure, network security and other requirements in the technical estate Act as an SME for Application Security related issues Contribute to the global improvement of IT security strategy Assess for any vulnerabilities in the application security estate, and make recommendations for how the security strategy could be improved moving forwards Make recommendations for which security tools and controls would improve the quality and sophistication of application infrastructure Deploy web security technologies which are focused on protecting the enterprise application estate, such as Web Application Firewalls Roll out new security methodology on an enterprise scale, implementing any new security governance framework protocols when required Take a hands on role implementing new infrastructure architecture to support security standards Application Security Engineer- CISSP, CISM, CISA, Web Application Firewalls, Linux, Security Tooling, Penetration Testing, Nessus- Permanent- Sheffield McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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