Application Security Engineer – Cyber Specialist Leader

Posted 26 August 2021
Salary / RateAUD $160,000.00
Job type Contract
Contact nameRyan Naughton
Contact email

Job description

Are you an experienced Application Security Engineer who is passionate about delivering software projects of national significance?

Vertical Scope Group (VSG) are seeking an experienced Application Security Engineer to join our client, a specialist in assurance (testing and automation), security (cyber and application) and digital (engineering, analytics and experience design) transformation solutions across a various of high-profile sectors including defence & national security, finance, telecommunications and infrastructure.

They are looking to attract individuals who are passionate about driving innovation to be part of their high performance, fun and inclusive environment. You will be challenged, yet supported, to grow and be the best version of YOU!

This is a full-time position, offering excellent career pathways and salary package of up to $175,000 per annum.

You will:

  • Work closely with developers and understand how to translate risk management practices and application security findings into actionable code fixes
  • Investigate weak points and implement solutions to fix these identified vulnerabilities and risks
  • Educate team members on how to build secure software,
  • Drive the automation of security testing

Ideally you possess some of the following (we still want to talk to you if you don’t 😊):

  • Minimum 2-5+ years of experience in secure code review
  • Experience with static application security testing (SAST) using Fortify, Checkmarx and/or Veracode
  • Experience using software composition analysis tools such as Blackduck, Sonatype and/or SourceClear
  • Knowledge and experience of programming and scripting languages such as Java, C#, Python or Bash

Market leading benefits you will receive:

  • Flexible work from home and office arrangements
  • Strong career development pathways including training programs, mentoring and peer support
  • Certification incentive program
  • Regular wellbeing sessions and social events
  • Work with some of the most highly respected professionals and leaders in application development
  • Drive digital transformation in a variety of sectors
  • Structured hands-on learning, working with high-profile clients and emerging, cutting-edge technologies and tools

Application Deadline: Monday 10-Jan -2021

Security clearance: Ability to obtain (Baseline / NV1 / NV2 / PV current security clearance preferred)
Estimated start date: ASAP
Location of work: Australia-wide
Salary: Up to 175k package (commensurate on experience)

With their Australian-heritage, our client is trusted to provide on-shore solutions for Australia’s largest and most recognised organisations. With over 600 consultants across the country, their team is rapidly expanding, creating and delivering innovative product, systems and software solutions and want YOU to be part of their exciting evolution.

If you are looking for the next step in your security engineering career working on exciting and interesting projects of national significance, APPLY NOW!

All conversations and your personal information are always held strictly in confidence.

Know someone who is suitable for this role? VSG have a $1,000 referral program! Head over to our website for further details. Referrals warmly welcomed and rewarded!

Who are Vertical Scope Group?
VSG are an award winning, security cleared, ICT and cyber specialist with over 10 years’ experience providing end-to-end consulting, personnel contracting and recruitment services to Australian Government and corporate clients.

We are a proud member of the Defence Industry Security Program (DISP), the Recruitment, Consulting and Staffing Association (RCSA) and are 100% Australian owned and independent. We are accredited and compliant, meeting or exceeding all applicable Australian and international recruitment and contracting standards.

We believe people are our greatest asset, we work with and support you throughout your career journey – feel free to contact us to see how we can assist.

Vertical Scope Group encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, veterans, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.