Are you a determined individual who likes a challenge? Do you have the drive to meet your goals and those of the company? Are you and avid learner and are keen to learn new skills. Then we have the job for you. The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Consulting, Application Services and Managed Services. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. It has three major offices located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France. For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for an Application Security Analyst. Our client is one of the key financial infrastructure providers serving all the big players in the industry with a reputation of being a secure, reliable player on the financial market. It is a strategic goal of the company to maintain a very high standard in IT security to protect the business activities and our customers. You will be using IBM Appscan Source for scanning the company’s applications and become the 1st line of defense through monitoring security policy compliance.

Your role: 

·         Supporting:

o   developers with the security assessment of the company’s applications

o   the organization in the definition of security remediation plans

o   developers with the usage of IBM Appscan

·         Defining and maintaining the Application Security Guidelines and Coding Guidelines

·         Performing market watch on new coding techniques and threats to ensure Application Security Guidelines and IBM Appscan rules are kept up-to-date.

·         Auditing security assessment made by application developers and auditing IBM Appscan scan configurations as necessary

·         Executing independent security scans on request

Your profile: 

·         Skills of security experts familiar with source code analysis (SAST/white box analysis).

·         Familiarity with the most common vulnerability types and you have a good understanding of how malicious attackers can exploit software vulnerabilities and what are the industry’s best practices to prevent such attacks.

·         Experience in using IBM Appscan Source or a similar security source code scanning tool.

·         Familiarity with the challenges of integrating such a tool in the Software Development Life Cycle.

·         Experience in performing code reviews.

·         The ability to:

o   Evaluate the outcome of such a tool and decide what is a false positive and what is a relevant finding.

o   Read the source code to the degree to investigate and validate suspected findings and warnings.

o   Guide developers on why a certain coding practice is an issue and how to solve it.

o   Escalate security issues to the attention of management in order to prevent high risk vulnerabilities to be deployed in production.

We offer: 

·         A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.

·         A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).

·         A dynamic culture focused on personal development.

·         A wide range of training and career development opportunities.


If you think you have what it takes, then send us your CV as soon as possible to join-us@contraste.com  Or search for us online at www.contraste.com to find out more information.


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