Application Security Engineer

United States, New York
Job ID: 2164

Job Description

[c. $150-300k Comp Package | *Hybrid Working]

Are you ready to take on a pivotal role in safeguarding applications for a leading global financial services firm? Our client, based in New Jersey, is seeking a highly skilled Application Security Engineer. This role will involve proposing, planning, and executing security objectives, integrating security tools into the development lifecycle, and ensuring the highest standards of application security.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, and execute strategic security goals to protect application supply chains
  • Act as the security representative in the integration of security tools within the S-SDLC
  • Serve as an expert in DevSecOps best practices, with a focus on Software Composition Analysis (SCA)
  • Manage and oversee various application security tools
  • Create and maintain technical documentation (procedures and playbooks) for application security processes
  • Automate manual security processes for applications
  • Conduct secure code reviews for multiple programming languages, including C++, C#, Java, and JavaScript
  • Establish, build, and implement comprehensive metrics and reporting frameworks

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ years of proven experience in application security (preferably in a financial services environment)
  • Strong understanding of S-SDLC methodologies
  • Expertise in REST-based methods and associated technologies
  • Experience with Static Application Security Testing (SAST), Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST), Interactive Application Security Testing (IAST), and CI/CD tools
  • Familiarity with Application Security Posture Management (ASPM) solutions
  • Extensive experience with Software Composition Analysis (SCA) tools (e.g., BlackDuck, Xray, Snyk)
  • Ability to identify security issues in applications and articulate associated risks
  • Experience collaborating with global teams
  • (Preferred) CSSLP, GCSA, GDSA, or equivalent qualifications


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