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Application Security Engineer

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    City of London, London

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    £500.00 - £600.00 per day

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    Gavin O'Reilly

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    over 1 year ago

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Application Security Engineer - Fintech

Application security engineer with core experience deploying and tuning layer 7 web application firewalls, is urgently required by a well-established and dynamic software house.

The successful candidate will have a core background in application security engineering - particularly proven experience with static (SAST) and dynamic (DAST) application security tools.

The client are a FinTech organisation building cloud native, core banking applications. They are a highly dynamic and Agile environment that are looking for technology driven individuals to join their team that is currently scaling up to work on multiple greenfield projects.

The Role:

  • Automate and maintain a variety of security tasks on application CI/CD pipelines
  • Design, implement and maintenance of layer 7 web application firewalls, creating security pipelines
  • Review and support feature designs - performing application risk assessments
  • Coordinating and support of mitigation efforts - particularly around vulnerability management
  • Review containerisation infrastructure and ensure it follows security best practices
  • Run vulnerability scans against containers images through DevOps pipelines
  • Review, develop and implement a Secure SDLC following frameworks; such as OpenSAMM, BSIM & BSIMM


  • Strong background in application security engineering with proven delivery experience.
  • Familiarity with layer 7 security solutions; WAF and DDOS
  • Proven experience with static (SAST) and dynamic (DAST) application security tools
  • Experience in application and infrastructure security best practices and standards (such as OWASP, CIS, SDLC)
  • Foundation experience with PKI and cryptography applied to cloud environments is very desirable but not essential
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer engineering/science is preferred or relevant work experience.

If you have the relevant skills and would like to hear full details - please forward for an immediate review.

gavin@pioneer-search.com / 0203 828 6967

Application Security Engineer - Fintech