My client is seeking an experienced Application Security Engineer to join a busy Security Management team based in Cologne on an initial 4-6 month contract. The successful Application Security Engineer will be responsible for consulting the business on security for the SDLC, processes and technology & tools alongside monitoring compliance & security requirements and troubleshooting issues. You will be tasked with analysing key business applications from a security perspective, identify threats / issues and develop plans and remediation strategies for security issues. You ideally have an in-depth knowledge of applications, software security, networks, data and encryption protocols, API design, operations and cloud security patterns.

  • Hybrid working – 80% Remote – ideally 1 day per week onsite in Cologne
  • 4-6 months contract – extensions likely
  • Candidate must be eligible to Freelance within Germany / EU

Skills & experience required:

  • Demonstrable experience within Application Security / InfoSec / Engineering
  • Strong grasp of DevOps & DevSecOps practices –
  • Hands-on experience within Security Application Engineering & testing tools (BurpSuite, OWASP Zap, OWASP Amass, Metasploit)
  • Cyber Security experience with a specific focus on application assurance tooling (Static, Infrastructure, Real time and Dynamic Security tooling and processes)
  • Excellent Testing, Analysis and vulnerability testing / code review – Kali, Nessus, SAST/IAST/DAST/RASP.
  • Ideally have experience of E nterprise Cloud technologies – Azure, Openshift, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Shell Scripting and programming languages (Python, Java)
  • Experience of implementing and/or supporting operational teams
  • Ideally hold relevant qualifications (OSCP, CSSLP, CEH, ISSEP, Ethical Ninja)

Application Security Engineer – InfoSec – Cologne – Hybrid working – 80% Remote

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