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Application Security Lead

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Information Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Security

  • Salary:

    Up to £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Josh Norton

  • Contact email:

    josh.norton@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    AppSec Lead_1627039901

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Application Security Lead

La Fosse has partnered with a UK based FinTech to search for their first Application Security Lead. The Application Security Lead will work closely with the Digital team which has seen a 100% growth in the last 18 months. The Application Security Lead will act as an ambassador for Security within the Digital team.

Further day to day will include bootstrapping security into teams, educating developers, scaling up security champions and embedding secure-by-design and secure-by-default into SDLC. This a greenfield opportunity, the role will allow for the individual to grow and develop a team. This role will report to the Head of Security Architecture and Engineering.

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 modelling

Salary is up to £105,000 with Bonuses and Benefits

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