IBM CoC Application Security Consultant in Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Description

The successful candidate will perform application security assessments, code reviews, and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) security consulting in a customer environment. The candidate will be responsible for identifying specific and systemic security issues within applications and the application development and lifecycle maintenance process, and will also be a resource for the client in establishing and expanding the base of client knowledge in the area of application security.

Projects may include:

•Performing application vulnerability and security assessments

•Performing application security risk assessments

•Performing code review across a variety of programming languages

•Performing assessments of SDLC processes

•Developing testing scripts and procedures

•Developing and delivering application security training and outreach

•Creating gap analysis and client improvement program recommendations

•Other security-related projects that may be assigned according to skills

Candidates must have demonstrated experience in successfully completing tasks and delivering professionally written reports for clients. Must have the ability to present findings to technical staff and executives.

A successful candidate will likely possess some or all of these qualifications as well:

•Experience with web application development (e.g., ASP.NET, ASP, PHP, J2EE, JSP) •Application security experience with high level programming languages (e.g., Java, C, C++, .NET (C#, VB))

•Experience leading software development projects

•Experience with threat modeling and security risk assessment

•Experience with vulnerability scanning tools (e.g., Qualys, Nessus, Nexpose, Saint)

•Experience with web application vulnerability scanning tools (e.g., IBM AppScan, HP, Webinspect, Accunetix, NTO Spider, Burpsuite Pro)

•Experience with static analysis tools (e.g., IBM Appscan Source, HP Fortify) •Familiarity with interactive and automated penetration testing

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Experience in Application Security

Experience in IT and / or software development

Basic knowledge in common application code review methods and standards

Basic knowledge in application development and coding in modern languages

Basic knowledge in OWASP tools and methodologies

Basic knowledge in and understanding of HTTP and web programming

Basic knowledge in common enabling application security requirements

Basic knowledge in standard Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) practices

Readiness to travel 75% travel annually

English: Fluent

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology

Experience in Application Security

Experience in IT and / or software development

Certified in CISSP, CEH, and/or CSSLP

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.