Application Security Engineer

Location Letterkenny, Donegal
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 12 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Steven Cinnamond
Job reference SC12_1560778172

Job description

Role: Application Security Engineer

Location: Letterkenny

Salary: TBC

Grafton Specialist recruitment has been retained to recruit an Application Security Engineer for a leading Global company based in Letterkenny.

The role

Joining a team of Application Security engineers to perform Ethical Hacking, security vulnerability assessments and reviews.

We are looking for suitable candidates to join the Cybersecurity Application Security team to provide Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST), Remediation and support services.


* Acting as an internal consultant embedding security into the day to day activities of our development and DevOps teams

* Driving secure application development practices and a secure development mentality

* Application vulnerability assessments (DAST) focused on web applications & web services

* Identifying, communicating, and providing targeted remediation of vulnerabilities

* Developing and updating security patterns aligned with security requirements

* Identifying application security requirements for projects

* Coordinating and collaborating with multiple teams to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Prudential assets that meets business needs

* Performing other security-related projects that may be assigned according to skills

* DevSecOps, integrating DAST into CI/CD pipelines

Training & mentoring will be provided as required.

Essential Criteria

* Should be educated to degree/MSc. Level in Digital Forensics, Information Security or an IT related discipline

* Should hold relevant industrial security certifications, or willingness to acquire

* At least 5 years' experience in a Dynamic Application Security Testing environment, with a significant focus on DevSecOps

* Financial services and development experience would be an advantage

Desirable Criteria

* Proven record of designing and implementing training programs for application security testing

* Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills

* The ability to work independently as well as perform as part of a team

* A motivated, enthusiastic and flexible approach to work in an adapting fast moving environment.

* Can demonstrate strong performance ethos and deliver outstanding customer service

* Ability to interface with both technical and non-technical application owners to discuss their vulnerabilities.

* Provide guidance to all parties for remediation of identified application vulnerabilities.

* Proven record of dealing with both staff and project related issues

* Must be a key player within the team enhancing the skillset of all team members, providing mentoring as required

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing and Procurement.

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