Technical Specialist – AppSec Community manager

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline June 18, 2021
Experience Required3 years
Job Duration1 year
Education RequiredN/A

Our client is looking for a Technical Specialist – AppSec Community manager to work in Montreal.

The Technical Specialist – AppSec Community Manager will be part of the Secure-SDLC team and presented with a blank canvas to develop a Community of software developers acting as AppSec Champions in their respective teams. This person will have a strong understanding of Software Development with a focus on Application Security while talented in bringing people together with a strong sense of community. You will be familiar with the setup, administration and management of an interactive AppSec training platform.

• Develop and manage a community of Application Security Champions using a game-like interactive training platform
• Administer and manage the AppSec training platform (Codebashing by Checkmarx)
• Cultivate engagement by being a creative facilitator ensuring the community is vibrant via value added experiences
• Engage the software developer community promoting Application Security channelling cross-pollinating ideas
• Plan, organize and facilitate events and activities creating positive and valuable interactions for community members

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related field or equivalent
• 2+ years of relevant, engineering experience in a large enterprise environment
• 2+ years experience as a Security Champion/AppSec Leader in a Secure-SDLC/DevSecOps context
• 2+ years experience using an interactive AppSec training platform
• Familiar with DevOps Pipeline CI/CD implementation tools (Gitlab, Github, Jenkins, Artifactory, Nexus, etc.)
• Familiar with Application Security tools implementation and integration in a CI/CD Pipeline (SAST/DAST/IAST/SCA: Jfrog X-ray, Checkmarkx, SonarQube, etc.).
• Knowledge of Application Security standards and remediation techniques (OWASP, CWE, STRIDE, etc.)
• Ability to explain vulnerabilities and weaknesses and discuss effective defensive techniques
• Knowledge of and experience working with Checkmarx Codebashing (a definite plus!)
• Self starter who is comfortable getting going from scratch and being resourceful
• Strategic thinker who is also willing to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty
• Natural connector who can draw people in and get involved even if you aren’t an expert in the domain
• Experience having grown or led a developer community
• Knowledge of Agile, Kanban and Scrum methodologies
• Knowledge of project management, collaboration and issue tracking tools (Confluence, Jira, Slack, etc.)
• Intermediate user of Microsoft Office Suite
Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated technical leadership

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