Application Security Specialist

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80,000 per annum

Spencer Rose

Founded in the 1990’s, Spencer Rose is a quality-driven IT specialist recruitment consultancy.Our focus is on providing an outstanding service to both our clients and our candidates. We do this by understanding the specific needs of our clients and their culture and by working with candidates to define their career aspirations and existing capabilities.The success we have created is based in our strong understanding of the industries our clients and candidates work in and our ability to assess people’s skills and experience accurately.Whilst we benefit from the speed and efficiency of leading technology, we rely on the talent and experience of our consultants to understand requirements, search for the right solution and manage the process through to conclusion.Our database of candidates is continuously developed using a broad range of proactive techniques. These include digital and social media such as blogs and online forums, traditional advertising, networking events, industry conferences, personal referral and 1-2-1 approaches.The combination of our tailored approach and our extensive database achieves industry-leading candidate to placement ratios. This saves everyone time and saves resource and budget for our clients.Based in London we cover the whole of the UK and Europe, working for world-renowned multinationals and market-leading UK companies.

A global blue-chip financial services organisation is looking for a Security Assurance Specialist. The Application Security Specialist will work across the business taking accountability for Technical Assurance activities, reviews and assessments. They will have to deal with multiple stakeholders to execute regularly scheduled Penetration Tests and technical security assessments across all major systems.

The organisation has made it a key business priority to ensure that their cyber defence team is amongst the world’s best and are investing a large amount of resources into this team.

The Application Security Specialist must have:

  • An understanding security across multiple platforms, operating systems and how they are exploited so to provide protection for them
  • A strong knowledge of security assessment methods and practices such as HP Web-Inspect, OWASP, SANS methodologies.
  • Experience of working with vulnerability assessment tools.
  • Awareness of PCI-DSS
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills.

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