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Lead Cybersecurity Applications Security/Penetration Testing

Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Posted on Dec 29, 2021 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Houston, TX 77001
Immediate Start
$110k - $150k Annual


Lead Cybersecurity Applications Security/Penetration Testing

Salary: $110k - $150k

Looking for a candidate that can be a leader in Applications Security and penetration testing. You will have worked with Cloud, DevOps, Python, JAVA, C#,. Traditional applications vulnerability management working with applications


  • Serve as the Subject Matter Expert for a collection of critical cybersecurity technologies, possessing the highest level of expertise in the design, deployment, maintenance and remediation of those technologies
  • Expert level of proficiency with application security scanning tools and foundational concepts of secure development principles
  • Expert level of penetration testing skill against cloud applications, traditional applications and infrastructure
  • Provides a clear technical capability roadmap for cybersecurity tools for which you are responsible, in coordination with Security Architecture
  • Coordinate with Cybersecurity leadership and business owners to determine business needs and requirements
  • Track developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure that they're adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts
  • Validate IT infrastructure, applications and other reference architectures for security best practices and recommend changes to enhance security and reduce risks, where applicable
  • Review security technologies, tools and services, and make recommendations to the broader security team for their use, based on security, financial and operational metrics
  • Liaise with other practitioners across the Digital organization to share best practices and insights
  • Mentor and grow junior level associates


  • Bachelor's Degree (accredited) in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a similar area of study, or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience: A minimum of 7 years related work experience. An additional four years of relevant work experience may substitute for the Bachelor's degree. A Master's degree can substitute for 2 years of work experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM) preferred


  • The Principal Cybersecurity Application Security Specialist should have a minimum of 5-7 years of direct, documented, and verifiable experience with the following:
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with deploying enterprise-wide, complex technology projects
  • Experience and strong working knowledge of managing security infrastructure (eg, Firewalls, intrusion prevention systems (IPSs), web application Firewalls (WAFs), endpoint protection, SIEM, and log management technology)
  • Experience and strong working knowledge of vulnerability management tools
  • Experience and a strong working knowledge of the methodologies to conduct risk assessment exercises on new applications and services
  • Full-stack knowledge of IT infrastructure:
  • Applications
  • Databases
  • Operating systems - Windows and Linux
  • Hypervisors
  • Networks - WAN, LAN, SCADA, Storage and Backup
  • Direct experience designing IAM technologies and services:
  • Active Directory
  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Amazon Web Service (AWS) IAM
  • Experience leading the deployment of applications and infrastructure into public cloud services

Reference: 1444694151

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