Mobile Application Security Engineer - London

Mobile Application Security Engineer - London
  • £65,000 - £70,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • City of London, London, England, UK WC2R 0NS City of London London GBR WC2R 0NS
Job Ref: 50208502
Sector: Software Development
Date Added: 01 July 2020

Application (mobile) Security Engineer London 70k + bonus & excellent benefits

Our high profile client is a household name in banking and have created a new FinTech part to their business based in London City Centre. We are looking for an Application Security Engineer on a permanent basis with excellent knowledge in delivering mobile application security solutions. This exciting role is key to the business as you will be an important conduit between our clients IT estate on Financial Crime and Risk applications.

The role:

Essentially, you will be knowledgeable in the hardening, securing of mobile applications to ensure the appropriate governance layer is in place to protect applications working across a variety of applications from our clients' money management and digital programme.

You will be involved in all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle, thinking end to end. You will be the security engineering subject matter expert and will work alongside other engineers to deliver both technical and design outcomes as well as collaborating across other technical delivery and support areas, providing advice and consultancy. It is worth mentioning that security engineers are mainly accountable for the Protect function of our enterprise cybersecurity framework

About you / essential requirements:

  • Full appreciation of Software Development Lifecycles and knowledge of Agile and DevSecOps
  • Programming languages (.Net, Java, Swift, JavaScript (preferably familiar with React JS)), and their strengths and weaknesses in regard to security and their application (Software development background is beneficial)
  • General mobile security concepts (i.e. Secure enclaves, mobile IPC, Sandboxing, Code signing ...)
  • Web application vulnerabilities and security concepts (session management, XSS, CSRF, ...)
  • Application perimeter defence (i.e. Web Application Firewalls)
  • API gateway and Service Mesh and their security implications (i.e. APIGEE, ISTIO...)
  • Design for security, threat modelling and application security methodologies and frameworks (i.e. Microsoft SDL,OWASP ASVS...)

Desirable requirements:

  • Distributed systems security architectures (Microservices, containerisation, container orchestration systems [i.e. K8s], cloud application security concepts...)
  • Security tokens, their design (i.e. SAML, JWT, Kerberos tickets) and application and limitations
  • AWS cloud and AWS security models
  • Cryptographic primitives and protocols and their applications and limitations


Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career

  • Pension scheme where if you pay in 7%, they will top it up to 23%
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • 25 days' holiday excluding bank holidays
  • The ability to 'buy' up to 10 days more holiday
  • Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme

Should this seem of interest we can provide our clients full requirements upon request. Alternatively, please send your CV or call Steve Metcalfe for an informal conversation. 0203 909 5167.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

31/07/2020 09:48:49
GBP 65000 65000
Contact Consultant:
Steve Metcalfe

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