(Senior) Application Security Architect

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(Senior) Application Security Architect

Location: Essen, Germany (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive


(Senior) Application Security Architect – Essen, Germany – Competitive Salary + Opportunity to work with a leading global renewable energy company

A leading renewable energy company worldwide is currently seeking a (Senior) Application Security Architect to join their team and assist the company’s journey in adopting DevSecOps for the delivery of applications and ensuring secure operations all around.

This is an excellent opportunity for a (Senior) Application Security Architect to gain valuable experience and take a huge step forward in their career.

This company is a world-renowned and highly respected global business turning over billions of dollars annually. They take pride in their investment in people, and a (Senior) Application Security Architect would be valued and rewarded by a company that is committed to looking after its staff.

About the Company:

Founded over 125 years ago, this company has grown to be one of the most successful companies in their space with a strong customer base which has resulted in an even stronger economic position.

Their aim is to invest more than €50 billion gross in renewables by 2030.

They have over 20,000 employees across the globe, all highly skilled and highly capable of driving towards a more renewable future.

About the (Senior) Cloud Application Security Architect Role:

As a trusted partner of the application teams and in collaboration with central Infrastructure and Cyber Security teams, you will design and execute secure infrastructure for the AWS-centric application portfolio and digital/data platforms.

You will also support these teams in the areas of application security architecture, identity and access management, and the design and implementation of IT security controls, as well as assist in the selection of the right security tools and services for the application portfolio’s S-SDLC processes, taking suggested practises and prices into account.

Other responsibilities include securing infrastructure components and assisting with the migration of the application portfolio from a shared AWS account to one that has multiple accounts and assuming leadership in the IT Security forums and workgroups, contributing to the improvement of organisational cohesiveness and skill level.

Creating actionable requirements for the teams by assisting in the design and alignment of the applications, and owning requirement frameworks and implementation guidelines. Doing all of this whilst abiding by recommended practises for secure cloud infrastructure and adhering to design principles, security standards, and group-wide company policies.

Strengthening the internal resources for cloud and application security, and leading the company through upskilling initiatives is key.

Key Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a relevant field
  • Relevant AWS certifications, specifically in the security and architecture fields, such as e.g. SAA-C03, SAP-C01, SCS-C01
  • Experienced in designing and implementing security mechanisms for AWS cloud environments, including expertise with cloud-native solutions, AWS KMS, and AWS Security Hub
  • A history of managing or advising expert software development teams on best practices throughout the whole S-SDLC, from secure design and threat modelling to secure release and operations
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps and Secure CI/CD for technological stacks using Docker Containers, Terraform IaC, SAST/DAST/IAST, Vulnerability Management
  • Comprehensive understanding of Privileged Access Management, Privileged Identity Management, and Single Sign-On (SSO) for cloud platforms

Apply to the Role:

Roles like these are snapped up very quickly, so act now if you do not want to miss out! Reply to this advert or email your CV to olivia.c@weareorbis.com

Recruiter: Olivia Clark


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