Application Security Engineer

United States, Texas
Job ID: 1625

Job Description

Richardson, TX.

Opportunity with one of the world’s finest, truly tech-driven investment banks. You’ll join a team of innovators and problem solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile, and more. To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be a creative collaborator who evolves, adapts to change, and thrives in a fast-paces, global environment.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Securing the applications (Web/API/Mobile) managed by Wealth Management
  • Collaborating with Product Management, Engineering, Program Management, and Dev Ops teams in a hands-on capacity
  • Act as a security advisor to architects, developers, analysts, and others to ensure they design confidentiality, integrity, resiliency, and privacy into the platform
  • Drive adoption of embedded application security controls as part of the SDLC in Agile methodology, including automated tools
  • Secure code reviews and facilitating or conducting penetration testing
  • Assist in implementation of security related product features like authentication, cryptography, etc.
  • Support and enhance the application security champion program

Technical Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • 3+ years' experience in application security or related fields and risk analysis techniques
  • Energetic, self-directed, and self-motivated, able to build and sustain long-term relationships with colleagues
  • Experience managing multiple tasks and using sound judgment when managing risks, prioritizing, and escalating
  • Ability to work with deeply technical engineers, identify gaps that need addressing, and hold them to account
  • Security testing methodologies, tools and techniques - understanding of common application security vulnerabilities and controls to remediate
  • Expert knowledge of application security best practices including OWASP and CWE
  • Hands-on software development and/or application penetration testing experience in complex environments an advantage
  • The successful candidate will be able to balance project management trade-offs, own decisions and communicate effectively with senior stakeholders across business, partners, vendors, internal technology stakeholders and technology peers, with an eye towards influencing and driving positive business outcomes
  • Strong desire to learn and contribute solutions and ideas to a broad team
  • Exposure to Lean, Agile, and DevOps
  • BSc or Master's degree or equivalent experience
  • Any of CSSLP / CISSP / CCSP / OSCP an advantage
  • Experience working in Agile development and scrum teams
  • Hands-on-experience with cloud security/designing secure systems on AWS

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