IT Security Specialist

10 December 2019


Application Security Specialist

Portland, Oregon

Direct Hire - Full Time

Our client

A large, growing and values driven organization.

The department

This individual will be joining a collaborative security operations team to help build out the application security program.

This is a key time to join a successful program which is looking to mature and modernize.

In this role you will get the opportunity to work with people, processes and technology.

The role

Responsibilities include; Threat Modeling, application security testing, acting as a communication bridge between the developers and security team members.

Vulnerability assessment

Deploy and manage application vulnerability scanning tools

Consult on projects

Research, evaluate, design and test any new or existing security technologies for updating

Security Monitoring

Incident Response

What we are looking for:

At least 6 years software development and/or information security experience

Bachelors degree in a relevant field

Strong understanding of business applications including ERP and financial systems

Understanding of SDLC

Working knowledge of secure coding and application security testings practices and tools

Ability to perform code analysis

PKI and SSL certificates - an understanding of how these work


Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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