Application Security Engineer / Azure environment / Financial Services industry

securing web/mobile apps, security code reviews, vulnerability assessments, manual testing, dynamic application security tools, static application security tools, threat modeling, assessing node.js, Java, React, iOS and or Android, cyber security issues resolution, integrating security principles, ITIL / ITSM Foundational practices and framework
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Application Security Engineer / Azure environment / Financial Services industry

Location: Oak Brook, IL (Hybrid onsite / remote schedule, 2 days onsite and 3 days remote)

Direct Hire / Full Time / Permanent Position (or please, no sponsorship is being offered)

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Application Security:

  • Focusing on enhancing the security of our applications
  • Provide guidance to Engineering and Product teams
  • Code scan to identify points of intrusion
  • Financial Services industry experience a huge plus

 

The Application Security Engineer empowers business leaders to continue to grow our business securely and our clients to achieve financial wellbeing with confidence.

 

This is a Azure cloud enterprise, with critical services delivered in hybrid cloud environments and emerging cloud-based data warehouse.

 

This role will engage with leaders and colleagues across the enterprise. The incumbent will to ensure the highest standard of security for the client’s digital products and its clients.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Serve as a SME for Application Security, providing guidance to Engineering and Product teams
  • Design and lead the implementation of security related SDLC practices including code reviews, static/dynamic code analysis and vulnerability assessments
  • Maintain awareness of known vulnerabilities in application technologies
  • Lead research into suspected application vulnerabilities
  • Lead efforts around secure development training for our Engineers
  • Resolve security events, incidents, or conduct security assessments using penetration tests, ethical hacking tools, or risk mitigation methodologies to evaluate vulnerabilities
  • Classify, store, and handle data in accordance with policy or best practices
  • Work cross-functionally with other internal business units, such as, compliance and operations
  • Help track and provide metrics, status updates and reports for security related projects
  • Build processes supporting secure service delivery, supporting our DevOps teams.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software/Computing Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or related field
  • 5 - 7 years of applicable experience
  • Possess IT skills, security skills, analytics skills, and knowledge of the Financial Services Industry
  • Prior experience securing large-scale web/mobile applications, including performing security code reviews, vulnerability assessments, and manual testing for logic flaws
  • Familiarity with dynamic and static application security tools
  • Experience performing thorough threat modeling of web applications
  • The ability to effectively partner and communicate with Engineering and Product teams
  • Experience assessing Node.js, Java, React, iOS and/or Android
  • Intellectual curiosity to find new and unusual ways of how to solve cyber security issues
  • Ability to approach cyber security challenges while keeping an eye on what is important
  • Experience designing, building, and maintaining systems
  • Ability to work with both IT and business units in integrating security principles with business operations
  • Capable of creating and maintaining respectful, strong working relationships with business units from non-technical users to technical leads on projects to developers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (English is the primary language)
  • Knowledge of ITIL/ITSM Foundational practices and framework preferred
Dice Id : 10123687
Position Id : 6593
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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