Lead Application Security Specialist

Application, Security, OWASP
Full Time
$110,000 - $170,000
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

***We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role***

A prestigious company is on the search for a Lead Application Security Specialist. This role is revolved around leading the expansion and maturation of the client s application security program. This role is focused on ensuring the applications and websites developed at the client are deployed and maintained in a secure manner and expanding the application security program.


  • Participates in projects and assessments on risk.
  • Analyzes and defines security policies and standards.
  • Monitors, alerts and responds to security events.
  • Performs computer forensic and investigative activities; and penetration and vulnerability testing.
  • Defines and administers identity and access roles and workflows.
  • Develop and communicate secure application development standards.
  • Build relationships with Application Developers and other Stakeholders.
  • Drive expansion of secure code scanning and analysis solutions.
  • Aid Development personnel in understanding and mitigation of secure code deficiencies.
  • Create and deliver reports and metrics for identified security deficiencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 5 years professional experience working in an Information Security Program.
  • Experience identifying, rating, and mitigating secure code deficiencies for applications and websites.
  • In-depth Understanding of Application Security Vulnerabilities and Standards (OWASP).
  • Experience with Secure Code Analysis and Scanning solutions, Automation, and Integration into development processes.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal across all organizational levels.
  • Experience in software development of applications and websites.
  • Understanding of Secure Code Analysis and Scanning solutions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 12 years of experience in information technology OR,
  • Master's degree and at least 8 years of experience in information technology OR,
  • At least 14 years of experience in information technology.
  • And 2 years lead experience.

Posted By

Dillon Grooss

200 East 5th Ave., Suite 116 Naperville, IL, 60563

Dice Id : napil006
Position Id : 6095073
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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