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Application Security Consultant (Solution Delivery Advisor) at Deloitte

Application Security Consultant (Solution Delivery Advisor)

Deloitte Houston, TX Full-Time
Application Security - Consultant (Solution Delivery Advisor)

Unanticipated risks have great consequences for clients. That's especially true today as new risks and complexities brought on by regulatory mandates, rapidly evolving technologies, and the digitalization of business operations are disrupting traditional business models. Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory's Hybrid-Operate teams deliver next-generation managed services and advanced technology products to help organizations solve complex problems on a long-term basis. Teams do this by bringing together advanced analytics, robust domain knowledge and experience, and strong technology products to help clients monitor, manage, and measure their operational environment for risk.

Deloitte's Cyber Risk Services help our clients to be secure, vigilant, and resilient in the face of an ever-increasing array of cyber threats and vulnerabilities. Our Cyber Risk practice helps organizations with the management of information and technology risks by delivering end-to-end solutions using proven methodologies and tools in a consistent manner. Our services help organizations to address, in a timely manner, pervasive issues, such as identity theft, data security breaches, data leakage, cyber security, and system outages across organizations of various sizes and industries with the goal of enabling ongoing, secure, and reliable operations across the enterprise.

Work you will do

As a Solution Delivery Lead in the hybrid operate business, you are responsible for adhering to the defined operating procedures and guidelines in operating the application security services in the Managed Services model, which includes the following:

+ Understand and be compliant with the Service Level Agreements defined for the DevSecOps services

+ Understand and deep knowledge of application security engineering principles, and helping client's development team and function to follow secure development practices which includes primarily monitoring and performing the security design review, architecture review, threat modeling, security testing, secure code review, secure build processes

+ Understand application architecture controls & design based on security standards and regulations such as NIST, PCI-DSS, ISO etc.

+ Well versed with the application deployment and configuration baselines, and understanding of how the application environment operates in a secure environment and how exceptions are handled during operations

+ Understand security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles to perform threat modeling

+ Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to continuously improve the monitoring, management and reliability of the service

+ Perform manual and automated security assessment of the applications

+ Involved in triaging and defect tracking process with the development team and helping the team to fix issues at the code level based on the priority of the tickets

+ Be a liaison between the Application development and infrastructure team, and integrate the processes between infrastructure monitoring and operations processes with the secure development/testing and management processes

+ Identifying, researching and analyzing application security events which may include emerging and existing persistent threats to the client's environment

+ Performing active monitoring and tracking of application related threat actors and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs), that could likely cause an impact to client organization

The successful candidate will possess:

+ Deep interest in application specific vulnerabilities, code development and infrastructure knowledge;

+ Investigative and analytical problem-solving skills;

+ Experience in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data from defined application security services related sources (tools, monitoring techniques etc.)

+ Ability to research and characterize security threats to include identification and classification of application related threat indicators

+ Possession of excellent oral and written communication skill

The team

Deloitte's DevSecOps is a standardized process, to help clients with large development functions, and application dependencies for their day-to-day operations. The process enables the client to address key vulnerabilities and risks associated with their various application environment at different stages of their development lifecycle.

At the core of our Application Security Managed Services Team professionals' monitors, collects and analyses security related issues on application environment (both at code level and infrastructure level), that may potentially become a threat to an organization. This detection of application threats/vulnerabilities is carried out using a unique blend of our application security testing and monitoring tools and intelligence data collected through our vast experience within the Advice and Implement business.


+ 3+ experience in application security development, security testing, deployment and security management phases

+ Knowledge and experience of OWASP Top 10, SANS Secure Programming, Security Engineering Principles

+ Hands-on experience in performing code review of dot Net, Java and Swift and objective C code

+ Hands-on experience in running, installing and managing SAST, DAST and IAST solutions, such as Checkmarx, Fortify and Contrast in large enterprise

+ Experience with performing application threat modeling using tools and manual techniques

+ Understanding of leading vulnerability scoring standards, such as CVSS, and ability to translate vulnerability severity as security risk

+ Hands-on experience on at least one CI/CD tool set and building pipelines using Team city, Bamboo, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, selenium, AWS and AZURE DevOps

+ Hands on experience on container technology such as Kubernetes, Dockers, AKS, EKS.

+ Knowledge of cloud environments and deployment solutions such as server less computing

+ Hands on experience in penetration testing of mobile, desktop and web applications

+ Must have experience in writing custom exploitation scripts and utilities

+ Knowledge of one or more scripting languages for automation and complex searches

+ Must have cloud security specialization in Security

+ Ability to travel 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve

+ Limited immigration sponsorship may be available


+ Bachelor's in computer science or other technical fields

+ Certification such as SANS GIAC, ISC2 CSSLP, OSCP etc.

+ Experience on Web application firewalls such as Kona

+ Experience with application monitoring, Managed Services business primarily on DevOps, Threat and Vulnerability Management for Application infrastructure, source code verification, link analysis, and threat modeling;

+ Solid and demonstrable comprehension of Information Security including OWASP/SANS, Security Test Case development (or mis-use case), OOAD notations, emerging threats, attacks, and vulnerability management

+ Understanding of security essentials including; networking concepts, defense strategies, and current security technologies

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in New York City and Jersey City, Deloitte is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to New York City and Jersey City and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $104,063 to $173,438.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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