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Application Security Director

Information Technology & Systems
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·         10 years of hands on Application Security experience with at least 5 years in managing and leading a team.

·         Extensive knowledge of information and technology security management technologies, methods, standards, and processes as well as knowledge of compliance, legal, internal / external audit & regulatory requirements.

·         Strong Expertise with Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM), Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications

·         Strong expertise in the collaboration, facilitation and coordination with the business units for the mitigation of risks.

·         Strong understanding of Application Design, DevOps, TCP/IP fundamentals, network protocols, system administration and network architectures.

·         Experience and exposure to large organizational implementations of vulnerability management programs, with specific emphasis on application security, metrics development and reporting.

·         Experience with programming at least one of the following: Perl, Python, ruby, bash, C or C++, C#, or Java, including scripting and editing existing code 

·         Knowledge of Web Frameworks such as Spring, Struts Hibernate, ASP, JSP etc and APIs (JSON/REST/SOAP)

·         Understanding of APIs (JSON/REST/SOAP) An aptitude for technical writing, including assessment reports, presentations and operating procedures.

·         Strong problem solving and project execution skills. Ability to handle changing priorities and drive difficult decisions.

·         Ability to solve very complex security issues that span multiple components in an Application infrastructure.

·         Ability to lead and motivate the team to achieve tactical and strategic goals.

·         Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, including but not limited to: ISO 27001/27002, ITIL, COBIT and NIST is desired.

·         Professional security management certification, such as a CISSP, CISM, CEH, OSCP/E, GWAPT, GPEN, or GXPN certification(s) or other similar credentials, is desired


Personality and leadership:

·         The successful candidate will be in the ascendancy of their career, have an incredibly strong work ethic, and demonstrate a hunger to drive change and “roll up the sleeves to get the job done” attitude

·         Possess a strong technology background with the ability to challenge or validate technology decisions from a position of knowledge and experience

·         Possess the ability to rapidly assimilate business strategies and identify high impact opportunities by applying creative problem solving solutions

·         Have a proven record of promoting innovation throughout the technology organization, encouraging individuals at all levels to think creatively and foster a dynamic culture throughout the firm 

·         Track record of working across multiple global locations, with a solid understanding of the challenges and benefit

·         Experience of working in a matrix organization, achieving goals through partnership and collaboration

·         Have a proven track record of executing on a strategic technology roadmap

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EOE including Disability/Veterans

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