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: Full time Job

: NewYork City, NY

Application Security Specialist


Opening for an Application Security Professional in NYC
The successful candidate should have a strong track record of delivering
security for the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) from inception to
deployment in the Production environment and/or Security Assessments.

The role is for a highly
skilled Security Assessment specialist to review the proposed project with our
client for security and compliance. The successful candidate will be a
strategic thinker who can execute tactically, be a self-starter, with the
ability to influence stakeholders and SMEs, thrive in a fast-paced team environment,
and be able to proactively anticipate, identify, and resolve problems.

& Responsibilities:

Planning duties will

  • Security Assessment for compliance with SoX, HIPAA, ISO
    27001, NIST, or other standards
  • Security Architecture definition and review
  • Communication with the project teams
  • Educate the project participants in their roles and
    responsibilities for security

Security Duties will

  • Understanding and research of proposed products and
    services within a project
  • Coordinate with offshore team to review and approve
    proposed architectures
  • Preparation of the findings and recommendation.
  • Security advisory on projects
  • Collaborate with other team members to facilitate the
    best recommendation

Offshore coordination
Duties will include:

  • Work with the offshore team to conduct the process
  • Work with the offshore team to prepare the reports

Customer Security
Liaison will include:

  • Advise customer about security aspects of the project.
  • Deliver and discuss deliverables with project owners
  • Solicit feedback and coordinate delivery of feedback on
    quality and timeliness of review.

Specific Tasks:

  • Defining
    the target state project security and data protection.
  • Creating
    documentation, using standard design tools and methodologies, that conveys
    the security findings and recommendation  through concise diagrams
    and descriptions of the entities, relationships and constraints with
  • Applying
    the standards and target state requirements to assess the current state of
    the systems and identify gaps.
  • Defining
    system specific target state documentation that addresses the gaps with
    specific recommendations.
  • Providing
    clarifications and accountability for all design decisions of the program.
  • Assessing,
    contributing to and validating solution design and platform selections.
  • Reviewing
    all architecture decisions with cross-functional, cross-work-stream impact
    to application, data, infrastructure, and vendor solutions.
  • Confirming
    compliance of design decisions with established enterprise standards,
    design policies, and frameworks.
  • Researching
    new technologies and/or facilitating adoption as an enterprise standard

Skill, Experience &
General information Required:

Required Skills and

  • Overall IT Security Experience of 4 years or more
  • Security Assessment Experience of 1 years or more
  • IT Architecture and understanding of common vendor
    products used within a Web Architecture
  • Security and Compliance principles and their
    applications to projects (i.e. Least Privilege,
    Confidentiality/Integrity/Availability, …)
  • Familiarity with Security Assessments and Risk
  • Familiarity with Security infrastructure (i.e.
    encryption, firewalls, VLAN Separation, DLP, …).

Desirable Skills and

  • 3+ Years of technology design and implantation
    experience in an IT organization preferably in the financial industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Worked in onshore/offshore model
  • QSA (Qualified Security Assessor)
  • CISSP Certification

Disclaimer:  Capgemini  Financial Services  and its
U.S. affiliates are EEO/AA employers.  Capgemini conducts all
employment-related activities without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
disability, citizenship status, genetics, or status as a Vietnam-era, special
disabled and other covered veteran status.

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