Application Security Manager

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Application Security Manager

Location: Open - Any US Office

Job Summary

The Audit & Assurance Application Security Manager works closely with technical and non-technical stakeholders to support business transformation through the development of next-generation practitioner tools.

This role is responsible for the security posture of Audit & Assurance business applications by driving security in the software design and development process, developing or validating security requirements, and driving successful completion of security evaluation and testing. Additionally, validating adherence to security policies, standards, and industry-accepted best practices. Working between technical and non-technical domains, the Application Security Manager is responsible for providing consultative expertise regarding security risks and risk mitigation approaches.

Illustrative Duties and Responsibilities

Security Architecture

  • Develop detailed application security architecture for Audit & Assurance solutions.
  • Ensure applications meet compliance and security requirements.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to solution architects, developers, technical risk analysts, and others on information security principles, standards, and best practices.
  • Assist in the socialization and adoption of enterprise security and compliance requirements.
  • Maintain awareness of evolving application security threats and counsel development, business, and risk stakeholders.
  • Maintain awareness of vendor products and technologies.
  • Provide security recommendations to business innovation teams in technologies such as Blockchain, cognitive computing, machine learning, etc.
  • Lead, coach and mentor project teams to incorporate security into enterprise and client-facing applications
  • Oversee and drive the design and implementation of application security controls in support of compliance requirements.
  • Develop and deliver communications to management and company-wide stakeholders

Application Security Management

  • Drive successful completion of static code analysis, penetration testing, architecture review, and change management activities.
  • Evaluate the likelihood and impact of application vulnerabilities; develop and drive mitigation approaches.
  • Respond to member firm and client inquiries, provide application-specific security subject matter expertise.
  • Maintain accurate representation of application risks, vulnerabilities, and non-conformities; ensure remediation tasks are completed by development teams.
  • Evaluate application Product Backlog Items (PBIs) for security impact.

Required Technical Skills

  • Capability to design and/or evaluate secure cloud-based solutions.
  • Experience evaluating the likelihood and impact of application vulnerabilities.
  • Experience conducting or managing application penetrating testing.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure security principles and functions.
  • Experience developing and communicating application security vision, strategy and roadmap
  • Familiarity with SOC 2 principles; experience in application security to meet SOC 2 requirements preferred.
  • Experience with Agile practices, SCRUM, Microsoft SDL, and STRIDE.
  • Experience with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Fortify/Fortify on Demand, Veracode, Sonaqube, Blackduck, and Artifactory.
  • Solid capabilities across multiple security domains such as identity and access management (IAM), public-key encryption, security information and event management (SIEM), incident response, threat & vulnerability management.
  • Practical knowledge of information security standards and risk assessment frameworks such as ISO 27001, SOC 2, NIST 800-32, Cloud Control Matrix (CCM) desired.
  • Ability to quickly and succinctly architect and create technical solution documentation.
  • Consulting skills (client service orientation, conflict resolution, analysis/synthesis of information, negotiation, project management, etc.).
  • Excellent communication, listening and facilitation skills.

Required Licenses, Certifications, and Other Requirements

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) desired

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree; minimum 5 years of experience in software development, security architecture, and/or application security.


  • Up to 30% travel required

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