Cyber Security Specialist

Location Ireland
Contact name: Mick Duffy

Contact email: mduffy@softwareplacements.ie
Job ref: 1010
Published: 7 months ago

Client

My client currently has a requirement for a Cyber Security Specialist to join their growing team based in Dublin.

Role

As a Cyber Security Specialist, you will act as the 1st point of contact and technical subject matter expert for Business Units and external partners for Application Security services. Responsibilities include working with peers in Global Information Security to advise business stakeholders and various application development teams on proper security in their Software Development Lifecycle, strategic use of infrastructure technologies, such as web application firewalls and agent-based security to provide layers of defense and ensuring smooth execution of application security processes around vulnerability scanning, flaw mitigation, and remediation.

Responsibilities

  • Assess and verify HTTP vulnerabilities reported by our SAST/DAST/IAST security capabilities
  • Act as SME on application security processes and technologies
  • Perform code reviews and HTTP traffic analysis in support of Cyber Response investigations
  • Administrative tasks related to the security toolset managed by the Application Security team
  • Raising awareness to Application Owners about application security processes and policies
  • Supporting the CISO/BISO organization in achieving security compliance
  • Monitoring vendor/partner performance in addressing application risks
  • Providing security consultancy around DevSecOps implementation and integration with AppSec capabilities
  • Actively represent Application Security perspectives at meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Providing metrics to support risk posture assessments

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ experience in the Information Technology field
  • Hands-on experience with scripting (Python or Bash)
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security Operations and experience with SIEM data analysis.
  • Industry certifications such as, but not limited to:
    • CompTIA Security+, CyberSecurity Analyst+, PenTest+, CEH, GIAC (GWEB, GWAPT, GXPN) and/or Offensive Security InfoSec certifications.
    • Evidence of pen-testing experience and capability via Hack the Box or similar.

Contact

If you feel this role is for you please contact Mick Duffy on +353 1 525 4647 or mduffy@softwareplacements.ie