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Application Security Specialist

Posted on Jul 12, 2019 by CV-Library

Wales, United Kingdom
Information Technology
Immediate Start
£500 - £600 Daily
Application Security Specialist

Contract, South Wales

We are seeking the services of an experienced Application Security Specialist to join a global customer in South Wales, on an initial 6-month contract with strong possibility of further extensions. They are in the process of advancing their security capabilities and require a candidate with the below skillset;

Have a recognised framework for security testing such as (LPT, CPT, CEPT, CMWAPT, CRTOP, CompTIA Pen Test+, GIAC+GPEN)

*Active penetration tester carrying out a range of activities

*Static analysis - Inspecting an application's code to estimate the way it behaves while running

*Dynamic analysis - Inspecting an application's code in a running state.

*Automated scripts to test common and most regular security vulnerabilities

*Use web application attacks, such as cross-site scripting, SQL injection and backdoors, to uncover a target's vulnerabilities

*Identify vulnerabilities and attack vectors in firewalls, Virtual Private Networks

*Familiarisation of ISO27001

*Cloud Security design and architecture

*Identity and credential management (Authentication and Authorisation)

*Application and network key management

*Experience of open standard (open data, JSON, SOAP, OAuth2, etc …) for a facilitated integration and interoperability

Technical Knowledge

*Expert knowledge of Security Tools

*Expert understanding of SQL

*Expert experience of Python

*Expert command of Linux systems administration and working with BASH

*Expert understanding of networking including TCP/IP

*Expert experience with network monitoring and packet analysis tools eg Wireshark

*Expert understanding of a cloud environment & infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)

*Expert hands on experience working with Windows infrastructure

*Expert experience in one of Linux, Windows or Database administration

*Expert hands on experience configuring Windows or Linux system logging

*Expert understanding of Windows or Linux logging / auditing capabilities (Splunk, Elastic Search [ELK])

*Expert understanding of HTTP, SSL/TLS, SOAP, and reverse proxies

*Expert experience using an IDS eg, Snort

*Expert understanding of the OWASP Top 10

For more information, or immediate consideration for this opportunity please contact Charlie Grant at CPS Group UK on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)

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Reference: 210399900

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