I.T. & Communications

Application Security Specialist

Full Time

Application Security Specialist, Based in Cardiff, £35,000 – £50,000 + excellent benefits

Our client, a world leader in their field, are currently seeking an experienced Application Security Specialist. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company who is at the cutting edge of market intelligence.

As the Security Specialist, you will report directly in to the Group Information Security Manager. The primary focus of your role will be in ensuring that the security of the organisation’s applications is maintained.

You will be required to work closely with DevOps and Testing teams, to ensure that the Application Security meets the current requirements of the business, and in addition, that it aligns to the transformation programme and future growth. As a specialist in the domain of Application Security, you will be expected to possess and maintain an in-depth knowledge of application security and testing and to originate enhancements to all aspects of the Application Security strategy.

You should have excellent communication skills, and the ability to manage stakeholders both internally and externally.

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to have the relevant Application Security knowledge, Information Security and general Information Technology knowledge. Applicants able to demonstrate the practical experience and knowledge will be considered, but will be required to attain relevant qualifications (OSCP, CSSLP, CEH, ISSEP, Ethical Ninja, etc.) within 12 months of starting in the position.

It is extremely advantageous if you have experience of implementing and maintaining automated Application Security testing tools within a broader automated Application Delivery pipeline.

Please note that you may be required to travel overseas for short period of times as part of your role.

In return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £50,000 (dependant on experience) + an excellent benefits package.

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