Application Security Engineer

Technology Search Ltd
01 Dec 2018
10 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Application Security Engineer

Leading eCommerce technology platform provider is going through major growth, having won a number of client wins for its platform technology.

They create the eCommerce and fulfilment solutions that power their platform solution. They use the best tools for the job, with teams using a wide range of technologies including Java, Scala, Akka, NodeJS, Docker, React, Redis, AWS, and many others. Their teams choose the development methodologies that suit them best, from Kanban and Scrum to TDD and Continuous Delivery.


They are currently seeking an additional team member to join their sole AppSec engineer and together we can contribute to a secure platform. For this person to be successful you need to be passionate and a driven individual who loves to learn. You need to be robust yet collaborative and love to be challenged, whilst seeking opportunities to improve your skills every day.

The role covers both BAU applications and the design and implementation of new or amended applications solutions.

A key part of the role will be developing solutions with the development teams to ensure they fully integrate the Secure SDLC into their development process, with a focus on secure design and coding, threat modelling, static, dynamic code analysis.

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

In this role, you will act as our application security developer you will work with teams to ensure security requirements and secure development are incorporated into the processes, as well as develop and manage the delivery of technical security standards.

You will be responsible for ensuring that security is integrated into the global payment applications as well as critical business applications. Coordinating and supporting the delivery of security solutions from inception, proof of concept, testing and implementation.
You will engage with the business to ensure the security architecture is aligned with the business strategy, as well as ensure that any strategy set adheres to the SOC II compliance.

As a software developer you will;

* Writing and maintaining software for automating security processes

* Writing and maintaining software for monitoring and security vulnerabilities checks

* The ability to automate processes using scripting tools such as Bash, Python or similar.

* Demonstrable development and/or scripting abilities working with API’s.

* Collaborate with other departments to achieve business outcomes.

* Knowledge of standards such as SOC II, ISO/IEC 27001 and SOX are a plus.

* Security awareness, including web application security awareness, is a plus.

Skills Required

You will have a background in software development (ideally in Java or Python) and proven experience in engineering covering initiation, planning, managing build and testing.
Experience identifying, assessing and providing remediation options for application and technology related security risks, experience providing governance and validating compliance of internal and external teams providing security services

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