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Application Security Consultant

Sydney

You will be part of a highly skilled specialist team of cyber security experts who work closely with both the business and technology teams, with the aim of aligning security with the Agile life cycle.

This is a dynamic, multi-faceted role where you will apply your security knowledge to provide practical security advice to development teams and enable them to embed security through their delivery lifecycle. You will also act in advisory capacity across operational security activities such as cyber incident management/investigations and, reviewing threat intelligence.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • working closely with development teams to provide pragmatic security advice through the development lifecycle, making security an integral part of the DevOps lifecycle
  • collaborating with development teams to analyse reported vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate mitigating strategies
  • threat modelling, identifying current and emerging technology issues including security trends, vulnerabilities, and threats
  • seeking innovation and automation opportunities to support the Cyber Security Services and Automation strategy and roadmap
  • actively contributing to cyber security incidents with threat hunting, threat research, threat advise, incident management and response

To be successful, you’ll need to bring the following skills and experience:

  • strong experience with web and/or mobile application security
  • Experience working with SAST, DAST, SCA or other application security tooling experience in security consulting and advice
  • passionate about security and helping application teams achieve the right security outcomes
  • strong sense of ownership, self-motivated and able to self-manage work.

It’s a bonus if you can bring: 

  • experience in Security architecture
  • prior experience in DevSecOps processes and security automation
  • prior experience in threat hunting and cyber incident response
  • Cloud Certification - CCSK, AWS, GCP
  • Security Certifications - CISSP, CEH

To join a high performing Cyber team, apply online now or for more information visit www.macquarie.com/careers 

About the Banking and Financial Services Group

Banking and Financial Services Group comprises Macquarie's retail banking and financial services businesses, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management and business banking products and services to retail customers, advisers, brokers and business clients. 

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,000+ employees and offices in 32 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: COG-958135
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Technology
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Technology
Recruiter: Nathan King
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