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Lead Application Security Engineer - FinTech

Lead Application Security Engineer - Fintech

SSDLC, Threat Modelling, Web Application, OWASP

Lead Application Security Engineer with a proven record and experience in defining Secure Software Development Lifecycle practices is urgently required by a well-established and dynamic FinTech organisation.

This is a highly exciting opportunity for a senior AppSec professional to join a global organisation at the forefront of development within the cyber space, collaborating with a range of exciting team to achieve cybersecurity software program objectives.

The Role:

  • Technical lead of a high-performing application security team (4 direct reports)
  • Define consistent Secure Software Development Lifecycle practices which assure that application security risks are mitigated
  • Improve secure coding practices, application security requirements, automation, training, and metrics
  • Integrate threat modelling practices into the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Help build secure products and standards around emerging technologies and using existing standards and security practices
  • Perform Security Architecture and Low-Level Application Security Design review


  • Strong background in application security engineering with proven record of defining SSDLC.
  • Deep understanding of OWASP Top 10 & CWE 25
  • Familiarity with layer 7 security solutions; WAF and DDOS
  • Deep knowledge and experience in using SAST, DAST and fuzz testing tools
  • Experience in application and infrastructure security best practices and standards (such as OWASP, CIS, SDLC)
  • Development background
  • MSc/BSc in computer engineering/science, mathematics, physics or equivalent is preferred.

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

Lead Application Security Engineer - Fintech