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Application Security Analyst

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JF/168005
  • Sector: Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

Application Security Analyst – Information Security, Application Security, Security Analyst, Energy, Perm, Houston

Our leading energy provider client is requiring an Application Security Analyst to assist with the assessment and execution of vulnerability management and application security testing.  We are seeking a multifaceted security leader who can perform the fundamental roles of an application security analyst, which include but are not limited to: security testing of applications and infrastructure, remediate vulnerabilities as they are identified, and ensure secure software development lifecycle and security configurations. This role will collaborate with the information security teams to incorporate security requirements into applications across various business units and technology platforms.

 Main responsibilities;

  • Track the vulnerability lifecycle from identification, triage, and remediation, and put business context and risk impact around identified vulnerabilities.

  • Facilitate and organize tooling and platform requirements to increase efficiency and reliability of testing results.

  • Review our client’s attack surfaces, and identify weaknesses and help reduce the risk exposure caused by said weaknesses.

  • Facilitate training for developers and system administrators to reduce the occurrence of vulnerabilities.

  • Assist in conducting technology and vendor assessments of tooling utilized by the Cyber Assurance Team.

  • Develop lab and test environments to properly test and evaluate new technology solutions.

Requirements;

  • Minimum 4 years application security experience or secure development experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in area(s) of study such as information technology, computer science, information systems

  • Mature Application Security technical skills (application architectures, web technology and platforms, mobile devices and applications, API (REST/SOAP), cryptography, access management schemas, and cloud/serverless technologies, etc.) 

  • Knowledge of application vulnerabilities types and frameworks (OWASP Top 10, Seven Pernicious Kingdoms, Bugcrowd Vulnerability Taxonomy, etc.)

  • Knowledge of operating systems, hardware and software platforms, and protocols as they relate to information technology.

  • Knowledge in software development, preferably with languages such as .NET, Java, ABAP, PHP, and JS. 

  • Knowledge of network security architecture concepts, including topology, protocols, components, and principles

Successful candidates will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and information security initiatives across the firm in order to influence business development and security protocols across the company. If you are interested in the opportunity please respond via this advertisement or email Jordan Fitzpatrick on jtf@barclaysimpson.com.

 

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