Job Description:

  • The Applications Security Specialist/Expert will work with project teams to ensure applications meet strict security policies

  • Understanding project deliverables and application details

  • Running automated and manual security checks (not limited to tools) to uncover security holes in the system

  • Propose mitigation steps for identified risks and threats

  • Providing recommendations from a security perspective based on understanding of application and results of checks

  • Working with the Regional CISO, Digital Risk Leaders and keep up to date with Schneider Digital standards, policies and tools

Requirements for Applications Security Specialist/Expert Behaviors and Competencies
The Applications Security Specialist must demonstrate mature behaviors including

  • Strong written and verbal International communication skills, with a proven ability to communicate with technical staff, as well as project teams

  • Keeping pace with standards and technologies related to security

Education and Training Essential

  • BE or MS or MCA Computers Science or Information Technology or related fields


  • M Tech Computers Science or Information Technology or related fields

  • Certifications - OSCP, OSCE, GPEN, GXPN, GICSP, GWAPT, OSWP, etc


  • Security Web, Mobile, Thick Client, Network etc

  • Applications Development & Delivery

  • Collaboration/Teamwork

  • Communications (Written and Oral)

  • Interpersonal Skills

The Applications Security Specialist should have in-depth knowledge and experience of the following

  • Pentest standards and methodologies, OWASP, SANS etc

  • Subject matter expert in web/mobile/thick client/API/IoT/IIoT assessments

  • Good understanding of server vulnerabilities (Linux, Windows) and hardening

  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (preferably AWS)

  • Efficient and effective usage of pentest tools as well as demonstrate less dependency on tools

  • Experience with automation, scripting (Python, Perl, Ruby, etc)

  • Proactive interest in emerging technologies and techniques related to penetration testing

  • Ability to translate technical security topics in a business-friendly manner

  • Demonstrable teamwork skills and resourcefulness

Experience Essential

  • 7+ years of experience in IT security

  • Min 5+ years of experience in penetration testing of web, mobile (iOS & Android), API, thick client


  • Experience with red teams or CTF (Capture the Flag)

  • Experience with reverse engineering

  • Presented exploit POC/ research concepts at forums like exploit-db

Participated in national/ international cybersec conferences,

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Industry : Manufacturing
Salary : Not Disclosed
Deadline : 11th May 2020

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