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Head of Application Security - e-Commerce - London

  • Job reference: HeadOfAppSec
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + stock options + standard benefit

Head of Application Security

A global e-Commerce company is looking for a Senior Application Security Specialist to head up their Application Security function.

This is a greenfield position where the chosen candidate will have to work closely with engineering, infrastructure and CISO to build and develop an application security programme. Whilst it is a senior position within the business, this is a hands-on role that will require scripting and programming.

The role will encompass all aspects of application security including SSLDC championing, AWS hardening, implementing DevSecOps culture and some offensive work.


Requirements:

  • Broad application security knowledge (frameworks, processes and tooling)
  • Cloud environment experience (AWS / GCP / Azure)
  • Scripting/programming experience (Ruby, Scala, JavaScript, Python, Go, Java or C#)
  • Threat landscape knowledge
  • Security training/awareness for technical and non-technical colleagues

Bonus points:

  • Offensive security experience (double points for OSCP level knowledge)
  • Experience in the integration of security in to CI/CD pipeline
  • GDPR, NIST, PCI-DSS knowledge and it's impact to technology


More information, please apply or send your CV direct to brian.hinojosa@lafosse.com for a discreet conversation.

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