Application Security Specialist

iSource IT
United Kingdom
09 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

iSource IT's client is a leading management consultancy,operating on a global scale. They currently have requirements for 2 senior application security specialists, to lead engagements and be the SME on all application security matters for some of their biggest clients.

The Role

  • Review application and security architecture & design, and compile reports of assessments using threat modelling.
  • Conduct code reviews in order to test applications for vulnerabilities at base level
  • Evaluate open source software security
  • Lead and efficiently deliver security assignments.
  • Champion the development of security tool kits and methodologies
  • Build lasting client relationships
  • Advocate and implement secure coding practices into customer procedures
  • Understand customer issues and requirements at both business and technical levels.
  • Keep up to date with the most recent application security vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Manage and mentor junior team members


  • Strong experience conducting static & dynamic code analysis
  • Expertise of both web and mobile application testing, including frameworks and methodologies eg OWASP
  • Knowledge of secure coding practices and multiple programming languages (.net/Java/Python desirable)
  • Ability to conduct application risk assessments and identify potential vulnerabilities and security flaws, and offer business suitable remediation solutions.
  • Knowledge of distributed/microservice architecture
  • Hold security certifications such as Crest, OSCP, OSCE, CISSP
  • Hold architecture certification such as TOGAF, SABSA

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