Application Security Architect


About the role:

Support Gartner’s efforts to safeguard our reputation by architecting safe, secure applications leveraged by Gartner Research, Consulting, and Sales teams.

What you’ll do:

  • Act as a subject matter expert for secure development and deployment, partnering with product and business experts in Gartner Research, Consulting, Sales and IT.
  • Model threats to Gartner developed or acquired applications
  • Embed security into an agile, cloud-first application development and deployment model
  • Perform technical risk assessments, including code analysis, of critical Gartner applications, recommend mitigating controls and work with Gartner’s Information Security Governance/Risk/Compliance team to effect change
  • Assist with technical security testing and red/purple team activity
  • Assist with application specific security incident handling, and support Gartner’s Incident Response team
  • Measure effectiveness of the Application Security program via ongoing analysis and reporting of data and metrics
  • Protect the company from a wide-variety of business risks ranging from financial loss, regulatory fines and penalties, loss of intellectual property, and/or brand/reputation risk.


Job Requirements:

What you’ll need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience in application security, including code assessment
  • 3 years of experience developing software
  • 2 years of application security testing and results management
  • Experience training software developers on key threats and application security best practices
  • Experience with application security testing automation in a continuous integration & deployment environment (cloud based)
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills; able to collaborate within a global team
  • In depth knowledge of attacker methodologies, threat modelling and containment strategies
  • Strong understanding of software frameworks (.NET, Java, JavaScript) languages (Java, C#, Python), database, data analytics, cloud and application container security
  • Familiarity with security vulnerability and code analysis testing tools and integration with rapid, continuous development/deployment methodologies in cloud (Iaas, SaaS) environments
  • Familiarity with testing web applications, browser add ins, and mobile code, using common tools (Burp Suite, Metasploit, other commercial tools, SIEM) and exploits
  • Developing security champions within software engineering teams


Job ID 00020917


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