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Application Security Specialist - SecurePay

Apply now Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: Corporate Services

The Application Security Specialist provides expertise to inform and validate the secure design and development of IT applications including changes to existing applications. The position will be a part of the Cyber Security team responsible for security across the organisation with specific responsibilities within the software development lifecycle, education and awareness of staff and secure development practices,  engaging with business stakeholders and security (penetration) testing and otherwise validating security controls of applications and services.

This person will predominately work with: 

  • Developers
  • Testers (QA)
  • IT Architects 
  • Platform Services 
  • Project teams 

What you'll be doing: 

  • Ensure that application security is an embedded and critical part of the software delivery lifecycle (including during the early stages of projects) regardless of delivery methodology and tool sets used (e.g. static code analysis)
  • Train and educate developers and teams in secure coding techniques including use of supporting toolsets and enable them to self service
  • Perform application vulnerability assessments including regular scanning and penetration testing activities. This includes but is not limited to managing PCI-DSS quarterly ASV scanning and wireless network security scanning
  • Perform secure code review across a variety of programming languages
  • Help tune Web Application Firewalls (WAF) and modify WAF policy to virtually patch applications where required

What we're looking for: 

  • Comprehensive understanding and experience of web application development and Secure Software Development Life Cycle (Secure SDLC) methodologies and processes
  • Comprehensive understanding of OWASP top 10 and similar application security methodologies
  • Strong understanding of cryptography and SSL certificate lifecycle management
  • Experience implementing, mantaining and using security tooling including dependency and static code analysis and vulnerability scanning
  • Strong understanding of Application Security, Software development practises, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, “Infrastructure as code”, automation, Secure Development and related practices and ideas

About Australia Post:

Australia Post is Australia’s trusted brand and is transforming to become a global leader in eCommerce. To keep us there we continue to invest in the latest technologies and best practices. This role is your chance to make your mark, with some of the best talent around, playing a critical role in driving the ongoing success of Australia Post.

We really value a diverse and inclusive culture, and encourage applications from people of all ages, genders, indigenous Australians and those with a disability.

To register your interest with our careers team, click 'Apply Now' and please remember to upload your details and your most recent resume.



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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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