Senior Application Security Engineer (6 month FTC)


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 02/20/2021
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  • Company Address: Kensington Centre 66 Hammersmith Road, London, United Kingdom, W14 8UD

About WorldRemit

We’re changing the way people send money abroad. We’re taking something complicated and making it simple.

Our people and our technology work together to create faster, easier and lower cost money transfers. We send to 150 countries around the world and have over 4 million happy customers – a number that’s growing every day. After all, 125,000 5★ reviews can’t be wrong!

Job Description

Who we are:

We’re global, we’re growing and we’re going to need talent to keep up the pace. We’re making payments simpler for over 4m customers worldwide, in over 90 currencies. We’ve been around for 10 years, disrupting the market with a digital payment platform that aims to make sending money abroad as easy as sending a text message. There’s almost 1,200  of us already hard at work and we love welcoming new people. We’ve got offices across the world, from London to Sydney and 15 locations in between - they’re open for business but right now lots of us are working from home. Want to be part of our global growth story - read on...

The role

To join us for 6 months, we are looking for a talented Senior Application Security Engineer that thrives working within a fast-paced environment, has deep technical knowledge and the ability to build relationships with our software engineers, working collaboratively to build security into our systems. We embrace cutting edge technology, with a focus on minimising manual work and automating wherever possible. As an Senior Application Security Engineer you will help embed security practices between security and engineering, and work between teams to build in lightweight but robust security governance. Understand the balance between delivery and security and ensure we continue to mature our risk-based delivery process, embedding appropriate testing and recording of evidence and artefacts for compliance. As a member of the security team you also demonstrate our values; embrace challenge and always do what’s right; acting with integrity and building trust as you help build our engineering talent.

You will have:

▪ Strong knowledge of information security principles.

▪ Strong knowledge of common Web and Mobile vulnerabilities.

▪ Experience with security tooling such as SAST, DAST, dependency checking tooling and vulnerability management tools.

▪ Long standing experience working with infrastructure and development teams to embed security into new infrastructure and applications.

▪ Experience of working with CICD environments and using common CICD technologies such as Jenkins and container technology such as; Docker.

▪ Experience creating and enhancing processes that embed security in the SDLC.

▪ Ability to translate the security risk and impact to other departments and stakeholders.

▪ Has experience in Application Security within a financial services or similarly regulated environment.

▪ Experience creating pragmatic solutions/processes that work for different stakeholders and producing relevant documentation to communicate and support these.

You will be someone who:

▪ Has excellent communication skills.

▪ Has a focus on landing change quickly.

▪ Enjoys working with different teams to build forward looking security processes.

▪ Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.

▪ Is highly technically competent.

 Nice to haves

▪ Security certifications e.g. CSSLP, CISSP.

▪ AWS certifications.

▪ Software development experience.

▪ Extensive professional experience.

What you’ll get from us

  • Pension scheme offering 8% matched contributions
  • 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 after 3 years
  • Life assurance worth 3 x your salary
  • Generous parental leave
  • Private medical and dental care plans
  • Cycle to work scheme

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.