Application Security Lead Application Security Lead …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Application Security Lead
Role Profile

At FNZ we take security seriously, our growing of the security organisation reflects this. We are developing a class leading security function and are looking for passionate people to join our team.

We are looking for someone to build and lead our application security function. Reporting directly to the CISO, this exciting opportunity will have a lead role in enhancing application security across the group.

The role will grow the existing team, with accountability for the end to end security of our applications. This will cover everything from the idea / design phase through to applications in production. From threat modelling / design reviews to manual and automated security testing, this team will level up our security while enabling faster delivery. The team will also support training our developers and reporting on the current status or our application security.

Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the application security team.

    • Building the team

    • Fostering a great culture

    • Supporting and growing the team members in their career

  • Assuring the security of the applications we develop

  • Creating and implementing our application security strategy

    • Design reviews

    • Threat modelling

    • Code scanning

    • Third party library security

    • Dynamic security testing

  • Engaging with architects, engineers and product teams across the organisation

  • Driving developer engagement and a culture of secure development

  • Managing relationships with key suppliers

Experience Required

  • Ideally performed a similar role

  • Able to work in extremely fast-paced environment, collaboratively, and autonomously

  • Build and led high performing teams

  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders with a strong focus on business outcomes

  • Worked with internationally distributed teams for a global organisation

  • Experience in one or more of; various .Net (c#, ASP, 'net core) SQL, React

  • Not essential, but knowledge of Delphi / RPG / COBOL also beneficial

  • Must have experience in hybrid environments using both on premise data centres and cloud hosting

  • Ideally experience working across organisations that use Waterfall and more Agile / DevOps ways of working

  • Fintech/Financial Services sector experience desirable

  • An understanding of the UK platform market desirable

At FNZ, we recognise that diversity, inclusion, and accessibility are important factors for our success. We embrace the unique perspective and capabilities of our current and future employees, which will help us continue to drive innovation and achieve our business goals. Recruitment decisions at FNZ are made in a non-discriminatory manner where all employees are valued and respected. In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported thus, ensuring our recruitment process is fair and equitable for all applicants.

Please let us know if there is any support we can provide to ensure FNZ's recruitment process is fully accessible to you. You can contact us at to discuss specific requirements.

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