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Application Security Specialist - Security / Penetration Tester

  • Location

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Information Security

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  • Salary:

    Good daily rates dependant on experience

  • Contact:

    Dan Dorrington

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Application Security Specialist - Security / Penetration Tester - Cardiff

My client has an urgent opportunity for an experienced Application Security Specialist to join a project team on a 6 month initial contract (extensions highly likely).

The successful Application Security Specialist will need a background of Security Testing / Penetration testing and have experience within Cloud security design and architecture. You will be tasked with performing Security architecture, offer best practice standards and integration points and will help advise both internal and external teams on security implementations.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience as an Application Security Specialist
  • A background within Security Testing / Penetration Testing
  • Have worked with a framework for security testing such as LPT, CPT, CEPT, CMWAPT, CRTOP, CompTIA PenTest+, GIAC+GPEN, GXPN, OSCP
  • Have expert knowledge of Security Tools, Python and SQL
  • Excellent experience of Linux / RHEL
  • Experience of HTTP, SSL/TLS, SOAP, and reverse proxies
  • Solid understanding of a cloud environment & infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)
  • Solid background of Windows or Linux logging / auditing capabilities (Splunk, Elastic Search [ELK])

Please get in touch ASAP for more details and full Job description

Application Security Specialist - Security / Penetration Tester - Cardiff