Security Engineer (Testing) - Hounslow | Zoek UK
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Security Engineer (Testing)-London
Hounslow, Greater London, England
Permanent (Full time)
Role Summary : Security Lead for a Government and Public Sector Client, requiring strong Technical knowledge in Static and Dynamic Application Security Testing. Role will be part of our Quality Engineering & Assurance (QE&A) Practice. With more than 650 clients across industry verticals and a global footprint, Cognizant QE&A practice is a recognized thought leader in quality engineer and Assurance .As enterprises simplify, modernize and secure their legacy environments for the digital era, robust quality Engineering and assurance (QE&A) is essential. Quality takes an end-to-end connotation and must straddle both legacy and digital systems. Cognizant QE&A is reimagining QA, employing an end-to-end ecosystem approach with intelligent and automated QA processes. In so doing, increasing quality and speed to promote faster business and technology change, as well as a better customer experience. Candidate should be eligible for Security Clearance (SC Clearance- spent 5+ years in UK) Key Responsibilities * Security Test Requirements Gathering, Scoping, Conducting Workshops and Planning * Static Application Security Testing using tools like Checkmarx, Veracode * Dynamic Application Security Testing using tools like AppScan, WebInspect etc * False Positive Analysis and working with Developers for fixing security vulnerabilities Key Skills and Experience : * Extensive experience in Security and Testing with expertise in SAST ( using tools like Fortify, App Scan Source, Checkmarx, VeraCode) and DAST ( using AppScan, Burpesuite, Fortify WebInspect etc) * Nice to have End-to-End security testing experience which includes gathering NFRs, planning for security testing, execution and analysis. * Experience in writing security test plan * Experience in Automated Security Scanning, False positive analysis and Manual assessment * Excellent communication skills and individual player * Experience in providing recommendations to developers for fixing security vulnerabilities identified * Experience of working in Agile (JIRA) * Hands-on Experience in security tools like Veracode, Checkmarx, AppScan, Burpesuite Nice to have : * Experience of working with Government and Public Sector * Familiar with CI/CD mechanisms * Familiar with Cloud computing - AWS * Good to have - experience on Security testing on Big Data/ Enterprise Data Platform / DW /ETL