Global Head of Application Security Global Head of Application Security …

S&P Global
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Global Head of Application Security
JobDescription :

Seeking a motivated and collaborative security leader to run our rapidly growing application security team and our secure development lifecycle program. The person in this role will also lead in building the application secure strategy, design, deployment, and operations of all of our systems. This role requires impeccable interpersonal skills as well as a deep and broad understanding of S&P's overall business strategy, strategy for each division, overall architecture and products. The leader must be technical and collaborative with an ability to influence technology leaders to build security into the Software Development Lifecycle.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Create a relevant strategy and vision for application security to ensure the reduction of risk on the applications at S&P
  • Refine and drive widespread adoption of our secure development lifecycle process
  • Build partnerships with other development teams, be a source of expertise in security best practices
  • Recruit, mentor and grow your team of application security analysts
  • Develop and deliver engaging and memorable security trainings
  • Project manage all application security team initiatives and
  • Manage enterprise wide penetration tests
  • Provide detailed guidance and support to teams in application vulnerability remediation
  • Guide your team in selecting and implementing automated application scanning, static analysis and related tools
  • Perform threat modeling, architecture and source code reviews of S&P products
  • Provide application security guidance on cloud environments as well as non-cloud environments
  • Communicate relevant metrics and trends to the technology leadership team.
  • Ensure stakeholder satisfaction

  • Security leaders with deep empathy and a passion for helping others grow
  • Generalists who love learning new things and concocting creative security solutions for novel and risky functionality
  • 5+ year of prior team lead or people management experience
  • 7+ years experience in some combination of the following disciplines: web application security, cloud security, infrastructure security, penetration testing, secure software development, security tools development, architecture review and threat modeling
  • Experience with AWS, Java, Python, Ruby, and other modern open source languages and tools
  • Experience with static code analysis tools (Fortify)
  • Experience with dynamic code analysis tools (WebInspect)
  • Deep understanding of common web application attacks

About S&P Global

At S&P Global, we don't give you intelligence-we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We're the world's foremost provider of ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include:

•S&P Global Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and insights essential to driving growth and transparency.
•S&P Global Market Intelligence, which provides insights into companies, markets and data so that business and financial decisions can be made with conviction.
•S&P Dow Jones Indices, the world's largest resource for iconic and innovative indices, which helps investors pinpoint global opportunities.
•S&P Global Platts, which equips customers to identify and seize opportunities in energy and commodities, stimulating business growth and market transparency. For more information, visit

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