Application Security Engineer
Street, Somerset
1d ago

Job Advert :

Would you like the opportunity to work in the lovely location of Street, Somerset in a challenging and interesting Cyber security role?

Clarks have an opening for an Application Security Engineer at the Company HQ in Street, BA16 0EQ. The main purpose of the role is to design, develop, implement and maintain Clarks’ application security controls and services to ensure that appropriate Security controls and processes are baked into the design and development of Digital platforms and in digital business operations.

Utilising a policy of secure by design’, the role will drive security into the development practices delivering Clarks’ Digital services and into the ways of working operated by the business functions (outside IT).

About you

We really want you to come and join us, providing we’re right for you. Ideally, you will have proven experience in the design, implementation and operation of Secure Software Development Lifecycles.

The team is relatively new and undergoing a period of transformation, so you must be able to embrace change and be able to work in a dynamic, fast-

paced environment where significant improvements to application security is required. Proven evidence of success in a similar environment would be an advantage.

You must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a broad base of internal and external connections.

Strong leadership skills driven both from business and security perspectives to deliver security solutions which are aligned to Clarks’ business needs.

Production of application security design standards for IT solutions to meet business needs

Awareness of the economic aspects of architecture and solutions

Deep understanding of relevant privacy regulations, security standards and accreditations, e.g. BSIMM, OWASP, OPENSAMM, PCI-DSS

Ability to support communications teams where required to ensure correct security messages are presented in non-technical language.

Required Technical Expertise

In-depth knowledge of application security vulnerabilities, testing techniques, and the OWASP framework.

In depth understanding of secure web application development, Java, Java development frameworks, PHP, web services and SOAP.

Experience of web application and Agile development methodologies.

Understanding of SAP Hybris and unix server operating systems.

Comprehensive knowledge of IT and information security subject matter.

Knowledge of technical security architectural principles.

Able to prioritise workload and drive work to set deadlines.

Exposure to methods of promoting security awareness.

Strong communication (verbal / written) and influencing skills, with an ability to manage internal and external relationships up to senior levels of management.

Anticipates problems and identifies long-term implications of decisions and actions.

Life with us

Every 60 seconds, 105 pairs of Clarks shoes are sold globally. That makes us a £1.6 billion business and a truly worldwide brand.

We now have some 15,000 employees across 75 different countries everywhere from Europe to the Americas. Despite being the world’s biggest everyday footwear brand (by sale volume), we’re still owned by the Clarks family and based in Street, Somerset where the Clarks business began.

Street is the nerve centre of our business, driving growth and the whole Clarks success story.

The Benefits

As well as development opportunities, pension and a competitive salary and eligibility to join the bonus scheme, you’ll also enjoy a variety of other benefits.

These range from 25 days’ holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) to discounted healthcare. And, as everyone love new shoes, you’ll receive a very healthy discount on our products.

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Clarks International believes that the principle of equality of opportunity is fundamental to the company's operations. Our long-

held aim is to provide just and fair treatment for all employees. We will not discriminate on the grounds of sex, age, disability, marital status, colour, race, religion, etc

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