Application Security Engineer

Application Security Engineer

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    Birmingham, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    James Constantinou

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Application Security Engineer

I am looking for an Application Security Engineer with at least 5 years' experience to bring in-depth technical knowledge to my client's engineering teams. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented engineers in the UK, who have come together to create a fantastic team atmosphere to be a part.

On top of this, you will be given regular training and support to help you up-skill on tech you're currently using, along with picking up new ones along the way.


As an Application Security Engineer, you will work closely with the whole of the engineering team to provide support and expertise in the security of web and mobile applications. You will be mainly working with a cloud-based microservices architecture, and therefore experience in these areas is essential.

You must have a strong security-focused mindset, understanding core IT security principles and best practices, but also be able to identify risk profiles and to evaluate which areas require the most attention and prioritise your tasks.

The ideal candidate will

  • Have strong hands-on experience of security in web-based technologies, using a Microservice architecture.

  • Have had previous experience working in a hands on Development role.

  • Have knowledge of the issues and vulnerabilities of cloud-based applications, especially in a containerised environment.

  • Act as an authority within the whole engineering team to champion engineering best practices and help maintain a high standard of quality around security practises.

  • Be able to respond, manage and remediate security incidents.

  • Have experience in performing penetration testing.

  • Be able to perform code reviews, identifying potential security issues.

  • Have a firm understanding of Identity and Access Management (IAM) techniques.

Must-have Technologies

  • C# .NET

  • IAM (Identity and Access Management)

  • Cloud experience (preferably Azure),

  • Microservices & Messaging-based architectures.

Beneficial Skills

  • Containerisation (Docker & Kubernetes)

  • JavaScript/TypeScript

Please apply early to avoid disappointment

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