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Application Security Specialist

Location London, United Kingdom
Posted 14-January-2019
Description

As an Application Security Specialist in the SecOps team you will be responsible for working with and providing advice to software engineering teams on reducing risk posed by vulnerabilities to comparethemarket.com (CTM). You will be responsible for operating the VM Process and tools, focus on SDLC security.

User Story

Contribute by reviewing technologies, security controls and solutions to reduce the risks to CTM and to its customersMake recommendations and contributions to the security of our architecture, software applications & infrastructureAlways demonstrate a professional demeanor and respect other opinions. Have ability to stand firm when necessary and compromise when appropriateShare your success within CTM, regularly contributing to a wider audience than your immediate peersWork closely with Engineering, Architecture, Data, Group InfoSec teamsCan support 24x7 operations, e.g. by joining on-call rota

What will it take to be successful

Work closely with Engineering teams (Application Architects, developers) and help to identify, triage and work to appropriately remedy software security and site vulnerabilitiesHave a good awareness of secure SDLC practices, code review and verification toolsPromote industry leading practices within the application security and vulnerability management space (e.g. OWASP Top10)Work closely with CtM Platform & Operations, Group InfoSec, Risk and other teams to correctly categorise cyber and information risk and to manage vulnerabilities through their lifecycle, according to policies, process and proceduresCollaborate with Engineering (product) teams to increase immunisation scoresDeliver appropriate security training, advice and security updates to EngineeringEmbrace a culture of continuous service improvement and service excellenceSupport security incident response as requiredBe an ambassador for the team by consistently demonstrating a can-do, analytical, flexible and pragmatic approach to tasks and by having a desire to always do a great jobTeam first, no ego - part of a great team, united around making a positive impactPractical experience of software development and/or vulnerability management in an Agile enterprise environmentGood experience of code verification tools and methodologiesMinimum of 7 years experience with information and cyber securityA strong work ethic with high levels of self-motivation & autonomyAbility to assess and understand the current and planned security posture for platforms, providing recommendations for improvement and risk reductionActive learner, both within your technical and professional area of expertise, and taking control of your own career development

Why choose us

You might already know us - were the ones with the Meerkats! Compare the Market has helped revolutionise the insurance market and have been expanding rapidly since starting in 2006. The tech team is at the heart of comparethemarket.com. Variety is the spice of life and through our cross-functional teams, our developers are encouraged to experience different parts of the business via different projects or products: there are no barriers! So if youd like to make your mark in an exciting future for comparethemarket.com youre in the right place.

Cool stuff for White Collar Factory

Roof Bar with fantastic terrace views, roof Running Track, Monthly Innovation and learning days, great work-life balance, MacBook Pros for all new starters, Pool Table, Table Tennis, Playstation, High End Coffee Machine, Regular Free Desk Massage, Regular MeetUps and Social evenings. Secure Bike Racks, Showers and Lockers, Free Fruit, Cereal & weekly team breakfasts

 
Awards & Accolades for MyTechLogy
Winner of
REDHERRING
Top 100 Asia
Finalist at SiTF Awards 2014 under the category Best Social & Community Product
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Learning Management System
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Talent Management Software
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