This position is part of BNPP North America CIB IT Application Security Risk Management team based in Jersey City, NJ.
Focused on working with application project and development teams to see standard BNP security controls and industry best practices integrated into project life-cycles in alignment with the security strategy.
Responsible in advising security risk impact to senior management and sponsors.
Reports to Head of Application Security Risk Management & Advisory.
Should be able to pentest applications (web applications and thick client apps).
Should be able to understand Network level and Application level reference architecture and be able to advise implementation teams on secure design.
Must be able to translate vulnerabilities and gaps into business risks.
Educate developers on secure coding practices and hands-on involvement in advising on secure tool kits or frameworks.
Work with IT project community and to advise on application security standard controls and best practices.
Work closely with other IT operation groups for identifying and remediation of systems with security issues.
Should have practical implementation knowledge to advise IT development and implementation teams on how to fix potential vulnerabilities.
Advise senior management including business sponsors on Security risks and should be able to translate security risks to business impact.
Review application, database and network architecture and highlight risks.
Onboard applications into the existing Security frameworks and participate in an advisory capacity until project deployment.
Position Qualifications: Candidate Background
1-3 years professional experience as an Application Developer.
8-10 years of professional experience in an information security function for a financial, insurance, pharmaceutical, or similar commercial industry preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
Perform Risk assessments for applications and underlying systems and recommend security requirements based on upstream Business requirements.
Should have knowledge on Network and Infrastructure architecture.
Ability to review and understand organizational security policies and incorporate into standard processes in a project.
Expert understanding of HTTP, HTTPS, and other application layer protocols.
Expert understanding of network layer protocols & industry best practices.
Demonstrated proficiency in developing secure solutions developed using common development frameworks (J2EE, .NET, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, etc) and languages (Java, C#, C++, etc)
Actively contributes to strategic security departmental planning in alignment with architectural goals.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent written, verbal communication & presentation skills.