Application Security Engineer – Web APP Testing

Application Security Engineer – Web APP Testing
Dublin / Hybrid Permanent Hybrid €70,000 - €90,000 Ref: 21429

Job Description

Our client is a leading multinational firm looking for a Application Security Engineer who will work with a team on 80-100 Web Applications.

Security Engineer – Application Security

Our client is a leading multinational firm looking for a Application Security Engineer.

As an Application Security Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the security and integrity of our software applications throughout the development lifecycle. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to implement robust security measures, conduct thorough assessments, and mitigate potential risks. The ideal candidate possesses a strong foundation in application security principles, excellent problem-solving skills, and a proactive approach to identifying vulnerabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Collaborate with software development teams to integrate security best practices into the development process.
  2. Conduct regular security assessments, code reviews, and penetration testing to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in applications.
  3. Design and implement secure coding practices, frameworks, and libraries to prevent common security issues.
  4. Develop and maintain security policies, standards, and guidelines for application development and deployment.
  5. Stay abreast of emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and industry trends to proactively address security risks.
  6. Work closely with stakeholders to prioritize and remediate security findings in a timely manner.
  7. Participate in incident response activities and provide technical expertise during security incidents.
  8. Collaborate with third-party vendors and security partners to enhance the overall security posture of our applications.
  9. Contribute to the development and delivery of security awareness training and educational materials for internal teams.
  10. Continuously evaluate and enhance security tools, technologies, and processes to adapt to evolving threats and requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in application security, software development, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of web application architecture, protocols, and security mechanisms.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Perl, Python, C/C++, or JavaScript.
  • Hands-on experience with security testing tools such as Burp Suite, OWASP ZAP, and Metasploit.
  • Familiarity with common security standards and frameworks (e.g., OWASP Top 10, PCI DSS, NIST, ISO 27001).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to articulate complex security concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CEH, GWAPT, or OSCP are a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team environment.

Benefits:

  • Pensions
  • Bonus
  • Shares
  • Career Progression
  • Healthcare
  • Competitive Salary
  • Hybrid Working Model

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Name: Peter Kirby
Title: Director
Tel: 01 2866666
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