Application Security Architect

  • Location:

    Chicago, Illinois

  • Sector:

    IT Security

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  • Salary:

    Health Insurance

  • Contact:

    Rick Duffield

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Application Security Architect

Client is based in Chicago, but remote work can be offered with restrictions

The Client

One of our Key Clients, this Financial Institution have several exciting projects going on at present and some specifically focused on Security. This specific role will work to help integrate a more secure way of thinking in to the SDLC for applications in the business

You will lead efforts to establish and improve secure SDLC activities and identify tools to integrate into the Agile development process to aid in evaluating the security of the applications

Overall requirements:

  • Help lead the Application Security Program by building, executing, and documenting a Secure SDLC
  • Utilization and maintenance of tools including upgrades, reconfigurations, knowledge of vulnerabilities and experience integrating with build servers, bug tracking and ticketing solutions
  • Demonstrate Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in securing both web and mobile applications against common issues
  • Research and maintain knowledge of current and emerging etc. related to security architectural solutions


· 5-7+ years in Application Security

  • Ability to give a program overview to senior level leadership and clients
  • Foundational knowledge of NIST 800-53 and the NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF)
  • Experience building out and operating a Secure DevOps program
  • Proven understanding of enterprise architectures and best practices for high-volume, high-availability applications


  • 1-2 Years previous experience in Application Development

The Reward

This is a 6-month contract initially with high potential of extensions or even Contract to hire if that is of interest

No sponsorship can be offered with this role

Oscar Associates Limited (US) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.