Head of Application Security
The Head of AppSec (Application Security) is a senior level executive, reporting to the CISO, who is responsible for balancing the need to secure and protect all applications, with the speed and innovation that is occurring at all levels across H&B.
H&B landscape is split across 3 domains (Legacy, Enterprise and Startup) which require different types of security integrations and touchpoints. This role is focused on the effective embedding of Application Security's processes and technologies in H&B's Engineering and Data teams, in order to develop secure, roughed, resilient, observable and highly scalable applications, while ensuring that the data and assets entrusted by customers, partners and employees are kept safe at all times.
This role is also expected to deliver real-business value by leveraging the ability of cyber and application security activities (for example Threat Modelling, Security Architecture and the network of Security Ambassadors) to improve the understanding, visibility and security automation and integration of the targeted applications and hosting environments.
This is a very hands on role, with the expectation of covering the full life-cycle of a vulnerability:
Here are the key attitudes and experience that are relevant to this role (not all are needed):
Areas of responsibility:
Supported by an experienced team, best in class technology and highly qualified 3rd parties, here are the areas of responsibility for this role:
Who are you?
We are looking for individuals that want to work for:
Here are some more attributes we are looking for:
How to Apply
To make the selection process fairer and more objective, we don't use CVs as the sole data point in making the initial selection decision.
In addition to the CV we ask all candidates to send a presentation about themselves and their career.
Please take a look at this video which provides more details about what we are looking for in these presentations : Using a presentation in addition to a CV (when applying for H&B Security roles)
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