Application Security Architect

Ref No. 22582
Wales - Cardiff
Posted 13 Jan 2021


Employment: Permanent

Job description

We’re working with a Cardiff based fintech scale up their technical team with an Application Security Architect to join their newly formed Cyber Security function.  Remote working is offered but you must be UK based and happy to travel to the office when required.

About you:

  • We’re looking for someone from a development background with experience in supporting developers too
  • You’ll be experienced in managing risk and embed security earlier into an agile development lifecycle and drive forward improvements to our CI/CD pipeline
  • Having worked in an application security role previously, you’ll have experience in open source security tools and how they could be used in an enterprise

About the role

  • You’ll be embedded with the Dev and DevOps team
  • This role will be a critical part of improving our development processes and embedding a Secure by Design and DevSecOps culture.
  • This will require identifying security requirements and risks in our development activities, supporting delivery of those improvements, and helping to provide assurance back to the business

About the tech:

  • You’ll be an AWS expert with a qualification too
  • Knowledge/experience in the principle security domains (e.g. architecture, logging & monitoring, security operations, risk management, etc.) is essential
  • The platform is built in Python and Golang, experience in these are preferred
  • We’re looking for someone with a thorough understanding of security issues in software architecture, software development, e.g. static and/or dynamic code analysis and tools, software dependency checking, OWASP Top10 testing, application threat modelling

What next?

Apply now to be considered or for a confidential chat about the role, get in touch with Kim

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Kim Gibbons

Senior Recruitment Consultant

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