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Technology

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Reading

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£80000 - £90000 Per Annum

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permanent

Exciting New Fully Remote role within a leading technology company, with offices throughout the UK. Working within the security team as an Application Security Specialist.

The role of Application (software) Security Specialist / Architect is a senior, hands-on, engineering focused position, responsible for helping to establish and permeate a Secure SDLC and ‘secure by design’ approach and practice throughout all our software engineering teams.

With this role you will:

  • Have a good combination of technical, architecture and communication skills.
  • Work across a wide portfolio of applications, both legacy and new, covering a variety of development stack, software, services, API’s and systems.
  • Be embedded in our Software Engineering team, s/he will provide in depth and practical secure development expertise to engineering, InfoSec, Data, IT and other teams.
  • lead in the creation of secure software design, build and delivery standards, policies and procedures and they will provide security advice to colleagues.
  • Be monitoring, in conjunction with our Security Analysts, the security health of our Application estate, as well as our external attack surface (Cloud and OnPrem), as well as producing reports and continuously recommending improvements in our software security practices and controls, external and internal.

Core Responsibilities will include:

  • Design secure software development and delivery systems with objectives like speed, scalability, robustness, zero-trust, automation and supportability at the core.
  • Ensure that the application estate is built, deployed/delivered and operated securely, according to industry standards, as well as our own.
  • Provide expert software security advice (design, coding, testing, etc) to the Software Engineering community, to InfoSec, DevOPS and other colleagues.
  • Co-work with Security Analysts and other colleagues on software vulnerabilities and security issues: determine scope, severity and potential impact, recommend next steps, follow through with risk treatment and mitigation.


You will need:
  • Advanced understanding and demonstrable practical experience with the SDLC.
  • 5 years of experience required; coding experience in more than one language from: C/C++/C#, .NET, .NET Core, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Angular, React, etc.
  • Good experience working with security issues in software architecture, software development
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment
  • Expertise in taking security policy statements and translating them into actual, implementable security controls
  • Good understanding of common information security management standards, frameworks, and laws / regulations: e.g. BSIMM, ISO 27001, GDPR, etc.
If you are interested in this opportunity, Apply Now!

Ben Curtis - Reqiva - b.curtis@reqiva.com - 01189 595552
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Antony Redmond

Director | Engineering

01189 595552
a.redmond@reqiva.com

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