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Lead Application Security Engineer

Job Title: Lead Application Security Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/15250/A/KS/050620_1591368906
Contact Name: Information Security Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Lead Application Security Engineer (OWASP MITRE CWE 25) *Remote Interview WFH*. Are you a technologist seeking a technically challenging lead role where you can make a real impact? You could be joining a global FTSE 250 trading firm that has been recognised as one of Britain's top employers.

As the Lead Application Security Engineer you will take ownership of shaping and improving the company's approach to application security; proposing and implementing effective strategies to achieve more secure applications. You will collaborate with stakeholders across the business and work closely with Agile software engineering teams to advise on software development best practice with security at its core via a mixture of technical training, improved ways of working, threat modelling, code standards / code reviews and automated code validation.

You'll have the freedom to decide on the most appropriate methods and approaches and evangelise these within the business.

You'll based in open plan City based offices with a range of facilities and break out areas including pool table and ping pong table. There's a good work / life balance including flexible working hours and the option to work from home for part of the week.

Driven by technology the company can offer a remote interview / onboarding process and work from home during the current social distancing measures.

*Indepth experience with Application Security Engineering with experience of defining and implementing a Security Software Development Lifecycle
*Deep understanding of the software development lifecycle, ideally from an OOP programming background with Java or C++
*Experience of delivering training on secure coding practices and working closely with software developers
*Thorough understanding of OWASP Top 10 and MITRE CWE 25 with a strong and current knowledge of developments within the AppSec space (e.g. OWASP chapter, online communities, conferences / seminars)
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills

As a Lead Application Security Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £105k) plus bonus and benefits package including pension, private medical care, gym membership, season ticket loan and much more.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Lead Application Security Engineer opportunity.