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Senior Application Security Specialist - London - £80,000

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    London, England

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    Information Technology

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    £70000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vikki Bayfield

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    over 2 years ago

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Senior Application Security Specialist - London - £80,000 + bonus & benefits

Our client a specialist financial services organisation with a revenue over £3 billion are actively seeking a Senior Penetration Tester to work as part of their growing Cyber Security Function on a permanent basis. This role will be based in London with travel to their Romford office once or twice per week. They will also offer flexible working with the opportunity to work from home 1 or 2 days per week.

In this role you will provide enhanced security assurance for our client's application estate & technology stack.

The role will perform red team activities, such as:

  • Social engineering
  • Open source intelligence analysis and assessments
  • Infrastructure penetration testing
  • Web application penetration testing
  • Mobile application penetration testing

Required Skills

  • At least one of the following qualifications: Crest CRT, OSCP
  • Familiarity with the OWASP Top 10 and SANS CWE Top 25 and an understanding of how these vulnerabilities can be exploited.
  • Knowledge of security architecture and design
  • Background in penetration testing


  • Make sure that Information Security and Cyber risk is identified and successfully managed
  • Pinpoint methods that attackers could use to exploit weaknesses and logic flaws
  • Design and create new penetration tools and tests, and probe for vulnerabilities in web applications, fat/thin client applications and standard applications
  • Perform formal penetration tests on web-based applications, networks and computer systems
  • Deliver a range of assessment types including Web Application, API, Mobile and Infrastructure tests
  • Collaborate with offshore/onshore teams by providing low level engineering guidance and governance.
  • Employ social engineering to uncover security holes policies)
  • Assist the Head of Security with managing suppliers, partners and stakeholders
  • Supporting your stakeholders with InfoSec guidance and assessing any information security risks within their business areas.

If this Senior Application Security Specialist is of interest, then please apply with an up to date CV.

Senior Application Security Specialist - London - £80,000 + bonus & benefits