Post Thu Sep 09, 2010 6:13 pm

Software Security Specialist - UK

Job Description - SW Security Specialist


Title: Software Test Engineers (Specialising in Security & QA)
Designation: Software Security Specialist
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree (Computer Science or similar)
Essential Skills: Software development skills with an understanding of Secure SW development life cycle, Capable of achieving UK Government Security clearance
Minimum Experience: 2 yrs.
Job Tenure: Successful applicants will be expected to become certified as security specialists over a 3 year period and maintain certification every 3 years
Salary Offered: Negotiable
Job Location: Banbury - United Kingdom

Key Accountabilities• Design and develop Strategy for defined functional and non-functional test types to Analyze the Software Under Test and other project artifacts against authored Test Plans, familiar with ccommercial development methodologies
• Provide static analysis on project artifacts to help validate functional specifications and design documentation against product and project requirements
• Provide estimates for all phases of the Secure STLC for the Software Under Test
• Execute the Test Plan against the Software/Hardware Under Test to agreed timescales
• Implement automated tests in accordance with the Test Strategy, recommending improvements for both efficiency and security of the platforms under test
• Report test progress for all test activities for the Software/Hardware Under Test to the Software Test Manager and to the development community
• Provide technical support for R&D/Manufacturing products, processes, systems or tooling
• To include design verification, code development analysis, documentation development, threat and vulnerability testing, security calibration, software/hardware troubleshooting and/or preventative maintenance
• Configuration management developing the processes used to control, coordinate, and track: code, requirements, documentation, problems, change requests, designs, tools/compilers/libraries/patches, changes made to them, and who makes the changes


• Professional with excellent written and verbal presentation skills
• Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills in project planning, process development and risk assessment
• At least 3 years software development and testing experience in information and process security testing with skills in Internet, Communications, Wireless and physical security
• Experienced at working with automated test tools i.e. Fortify, Purify etc.
• Ability to work effectively under strict time constraints and customer deadlines
• Must have a 'test to break' attitude, with the ability to take the point of view of the customer, a strong desire for quality, and attention to detail specializing in Vulnerability Assessments & Penetration Tests
• Excellent understanding of modelling concepts such as UML and object oriented design and development
• Typically a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 2 years related experience

please email me at: RCarter At T1recruitment - DOT com or you can find my contact details on LinkedIn.
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