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Application Security Engineer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Information Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Security

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Josh Norton

  • Contact email:

    josh.norton@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    AppSec Engnr_1631100496

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

La Fosse has partnered with a UK-based FinTech to search for an Application Security Engineer. As part of a newly formed team, your role is to drive Security improvements. It will be hands-on, building infrastructure from the ground up and working closely with the Digital team. The Application Engineer role is ideal for those looking to work at a senior level or transition into a role with more stakeholder interaction. This is a Greenfields opportunity, reporting to the Head of Security Architecture and Engineering.

The day-to-day of the role will include, the resolving of Security issues hands-on, improvements in the CI/CD pipeline, and improvements of in-house Security tooling. Therefore, experience with programming languages such as .Net, JavaScript / TypeScript, and C# are desired.

The role will be fast-paced, working with the companies' digital squads, enabling them to build and release secure world-class products. As the SME for AppSec, the role will drive the application Security roadmap, aligning it to the business. The candidate will integrate into an Agile environment, being hands-on support, resolving security issues and deploying hundreds of times per week. Looking to drive security improvements to the CI/CD pipelines, in-house security tooling, and solutions.

Essentials -

  • Background in programming languages
  • Experience within cloud environments
  • Awareness and ability to mitigate threats to web Apps & APIs
  • AppSec testing tools throughout the SLDC - SAST, DAST, IAST, SCA, WAF
  • Threat modeling

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