Application Security Engineer

£70000 - £75000 per annum benefits
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HANNAH RAFFERTY


Application Security Engineer- CISSP, CISM, CISA, Web Application Firewalls, Linux, Security Tooling, Penetration Testing, Nessus- Permanent- Sheffield


A client based in the Sheffield area are on the lookout for an Application Security Engineer to join the business as they look to carry out a number of projects in the cyber security domain, with an initial focus in the implementation of dynamic tooling across the application security estate. This is a great role if you are already working as an Application Security Engineer and are looking for broader technical and stakeholder facing challenges in a role, or if you have experience in positions in the information security, cyber security and/or network security spaces which have had a focus on deploying Web Application Firewalls and a range of security tools, and exposure to penetration testing.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • Educated to Bachelor’s Degree level or possessing equivalent professional qualifications in a relevant discipline such as Information Security, Cyber Security, Networking, Computer Science, Information Technology
  • Knowledge of a range of cyber security domains such as DLP, encryption, cryptography, network and infrastructure security, penetration testing and/or vulnerability management/threat detection
  • Hands on experience with web security infrastructure tools such as Web Application Firewalls including FortiWeb, Blue Coat, Barracuda, SonicWall
  • Strong knowledge of SIEM and vulnerability management tools such as Qualys, Nessus, QRadar or similar
  • Exposure to OWASP technologies such as Metasploit, Nexpose, or similar, is highly preferred
  • Previous work with tools such as F5, Fortinet, NetScaler, Veracode, Jira, Confluence, or similar
  • Hands on skills with Linux, Unix and Windows platforms and applications
  • Any experience of implementing static infrastructure and dynamic tooling is welcomed
  • Sector specific certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM are highly preferred

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Champion best practice in information security engineering across a number of infrastructure, network security and other requirements in the technical estate
  • Act as an SME for Application Security related issues
  • Contribute to the global improvement of IT security strategy
  • Assess for any vulnerabilities in the application security estate, and make recommendations for how the security strategy could be improved moving forwards
  • Make recommendations for which security tools and controls would improve the quality and sophistication of application infrastructure
  • Deploy web security technologies which are focused on protecting the enterprise application estate, such as Web Application Firewalls
  • Roll out new security methodology on an enterprise scale, implementing any new security governance framework protocols when required
  • Take a hands on role implementing new infrastructure architecture to support security standards


Application Security Engineer- CISSP, CISM, CISA, Web Application Firewalls, Linux, Security Tooling, Penetration Testing, Nessus- Permanent- Sheffield

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