Letterkenny or Gweedore Co Donegal


We are looking for suitable candidates to join the Cybersecurity Application Security team to provide Static Application Security Testing(SAST), Remediation and support services. This is a position requiring a background in application development.

Efforts will include:

• Acting as an internal consultant embedding security into the day to day activities of our development and DevOps teams

• Driving secure application development practices and a secure development mentality

• Application vulnerability assessments (SAST) focused on web and mobile applications

• Identifying, communicating, and providing targeted remediation of vulnerabilities

• Developing and updating security patterns aligned with security requirements

• Identifying application security requirements for projects

• Coordinating and collaborating with multiple teams to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Prudential assets that meets business needs

• Performing other security-related projects that may be assigned according to skills

The applicant will bring a development background to help support secure app development. Training & mentoring will be provided.


Desired Technical Skills / Experience

• Experience in major object-oriented programming languages, web front-end languages, frameworks, and libraries (Java, .Net (VB, C#), C++, JavaScript, JSON, Node.js, Angular, Spring, Log4x, etc.)

• Experience with modern application packaging, deployment, containerizing, bug tracking tools and other supporting tools (Jenkins, Maven, Docker, Kubernetes, Jira, etc.)

• Experience with modern source code management and software repository systems (Git/GitHub, Bitbucket, Subversion, Team Foundation Server, etc.)

• Experience with developing applications specifically for AWS or Azure Cloud hosting environments

• Experience of mobile development, iOS & Android

• Knowledge of Web Services

• Awareness of OWASP Top 10 and SANS Top 25 vulnerabilities

• Awareness of secure coding practices

• Experience implementing vulnerability remediation

• Experience with Static or Dynamic Application Security Tools (SAST/DAST) is an advantage

Professional skills

• The ability to work independently as well as perform as part of a team

• Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills.

• A motivated, enthusiastic and flexible approach to work in an everchanging environment.

• Can demonstrate strong performance ethos and deliver outstanding customer service

• Ability to interface with both technical and non-technical application owners to discuss their vulnerabilities.

• Provide guidance to all parties for remediation of identified application vulnerabilities.

• Must be a key player within the team enhancing the skillset of all team members

Qualifications & Experience

• Should be educated to degree level in Computer Science, Information Security or equivalent.

• Industry-accepted certifications (Development or Security Focused), or a willingness to acquire

• 5+ years professional development experience

• Experience of Application Security

The role may involve some travel to the USA