Mar 07, 2018

Application Security Engineer IT Jobs - Mark Williams

  • Mark Williams
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Information Technology (IT) & Telecom Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Application Security Engineer

Company Name: Mark Williams  

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Application Security Engineer will perform technical security assessments, code reviews, and security testing to highlight risk and help engineering teams improve the overall security posture of our platform. The Application Security Engineer will have in depth knowledge of application security in both web and mobile, and enjoy finding vulnerabilities and “breaking code”.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting regular security assessments and code reviews
  • Develop and improve our Automations to detect security issues
  • Providing security guidance on a constant stream of new products and technologies
  • Develop threat models and test plans for new and existing platform components
  • Create tools to help test and monitor system security posture and develop automation and processes to identify security flaws in code
  • Develop system design and coding best practices for engineering teams
  • Perform application penetration tests to identify vulnerabilities, working closely with developers, and implementing security solutions that scale
  • Perform code reviews and remediation on identified issues
  • Develop and maintain coding practice for development teams


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The applicant must hold a BA/BS in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional) certified or Pen tester is preferred
  • Other technical security certifications or academic background a plus
  • Knowledge and Experience
  • Application and WEB security testing experience
  • Programing knowledge in Erlang, Scala and at least 2 more languages (C/C++, Go, Python, Ruby, Java, PHP, Perl, others)
  • Exposure to Windows, OSX and Linux operating systems
  • Familiarity with Network and Application vulnerability tools
  • Strong debugging skills. Ability to spot design flaws, race conditions, performance bottlenecks in complex architectures and simple misconfigurations
  • Experience testing Restful APIs
  • Familiarity with secure coding best practice
  • Knowledge of OWASP Application Security
  • Knowledge of PCI DSS and PCI PA is preferred

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