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Application Security Specialist

  • Location: Dublin 12, Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #22149

Application Security Specialist 

Have you ever thought about working for a leading IT infrastructure and application solutions provider for the Insurance industry?

Here’s your chance!

We are looking for an experienced Security Specialist with minimum of 3 years of experience in information security or risk management.

Our client is willing to offer a salary of up to €80K for the right candidate.

Job Reference: BBBH 22149

About the location: You will be working on a hybrid basis with their office based in Dublin.

About the role: The team’s objective is to continue growing a strong security organization, establishing global security solutions and countermeasures and to oversee the effectiveness and support the implementation of security controls. The successful candidate will be crucial in creating strong application security capabilities within the organization and will manage the effective implementation of Information Security requirements both within the organization and its service providers.

Recruitment Process: After applying we will book a 15- minute screening call to talk about your relevant experience. After that, there will be 2 more interviews.

Your skills:

  • 6 years+ experience in Information Security related fields and/ or risk management.
  • Familiar with basic risk management concepts (e.g. risk and vulnerability ratings, threat-risk assessment)
  • Experience providing software architecture security guidance, including developing application threat models and methodically protecting against business logic and design flaws that could introduce security vulnerabilities.
  • Professional experience with Cloud technologies, public/hybrid cloud environments and DevOps methodology including practices and tooling.
  • Sound knowledge of IT security technology, architecture and processes and profound knowledge of information security management systems and relevant industry standards (in particular ISO270xx, COBIT5/2019).
  • Proven track record and experience in developing information security policies and procedures.

What will you do?

  • Be involved in designing and implementing concepts and technologies for application security over our client’s organization, including secure software development lifecycle management, design reviews, tool chains, quality gates and assurance processes.
  • Provide information security consulting and liaison with all relevant stakeholders, in particular in the field of application security and secure software development lifecycle.
  • Manage the effective implementation of Information Security principles and procedures during the full-service life cycle of services offered by our client, including those provided by external parties (e.g. Cloud providers) and outsourcing partners.
  • You will provide support to the business with threat modelling, software security remediation & scanning support, application security testing and/or threat assessments, perform gap and maturity assessments, participate in security champions programs, assist in driving programs/project agendas to keep business and team mates on track, etc.
  • Assess the effectiveness of security controls in all services provided by our client and its partners and third-party providers.
  • Security Risk Management, including supporting the life cycle of security risk assessments, assessing and addressing deviations from security policies and contractual security provisions, as well as developing effective strategies to mitigate identified information security risks.

What can we offer:

  • Performance bonus.
  • Employer pension contribution.
  • Health insurance for family.
  • Work abroad remotely for up to 25 days per year.
  • Home and car insurance 50% reduction.

Interested in this opportunity?
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