Information Security – Application Security

Job Description

Company: FedEx Express EU
Job Requisition Number: RC219170
Sutherland House, Matlock Road
Coventry, United Kingdom

Time Type: Full Time
Scheduled weekly Hours: 37.5
Worker Type: Regular
Posting Date: 11-December-2019
Closing Date: 02-March-2020
Job Family: FXE-EU: Information Security Analyst (ID)

Position Summary:

Information Security – Application Security
FedEx has a challenging opening for an Application Security position in the FedEx International Information Security Team.
Location and Working Pattern
Coventry, UK. Some UK and International travel is to be expected.
The Company:
FedEx Express is the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable services for more than 3.6 million shipments each business day. We recognize that by recruiting the right people, we can consistently live up to our promise – delivering an outstanding FedEx experience to all our customers.
This position will augment the FedEx Express International Information Security team in working with our development teams to ensure that security is embedded in development lifecycle, participating in manual and dynamic testing of our applications, provide insight on threats, integrate tools in CI/CD, and work on automation. This position will help grow the footprint of FedEx Express International Information Security in the International region and support business expansion.
As a member of the Information Security, Application Security team you will provide support to complex IT Strategic Projects. Identify and implement innovative ways to improve Application Security capabilities. In addition, you will recommend actions to deliver enhancements in service, quality and efficiency.
The Information Security, Application Security position has the following key responsibilities:
Ensuring ongoing security of multichannel operations covering ecommerce, mobile, and customer relations. Helping to embed security in the development and operational lifecycle, and showing continued security value by presenting risk from the customer and business perspective. Ensuring teams have what they need to deliver secure code and applications including the skills, tools and training. Static and dynamic security testing including code scanning, hands on targeted assessments and ethical hacking. Ownership of security toolsets for the discovery and investigation of potential vulnerabilities and activity monitoring. Reviewing and advising on application architecture and designs. Networking with industry peers on general and targeted threat intelligence. Acting as security evangelist and ‘mentor’ to the business and development teams. Identifying and pursuing opportunities for continuous improvement. Helping to maintain PCI DSS and other regulatory compliance.
Skills and Qualification
The ideal candidate for this job will have courses and/or relevant work experience in some or all of the following skills
  • Strong understanding of application security awareness, including the security of web application
  • Demonstrable Java, Python or C# programming ability with an in-depth understanding of underpinning techniques
  • Experience in the full Software Development life-cycle from design to deployment
  • Understanding of databases
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Proven ability to tackle challenging projects
  • Masters or other postgraduate qualification in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Excellent skills in penetration testing of web applications as well
  • Experience working with external pen testers and/or acting as a primary contact for their testing
  • Solid and demonstrable comprehension of cyber and information security including secure coding, security in the SDLC, hacking techniques and the evolving threat landscape
  • Experience or working knowledge of a variety of SAST and DAST security tools
  • Experience with web application firewalls
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure security scanning software
  • Working knowledge of secure development practices such as OWASP and BSIMM
  • Technical mind-set with an aptitude for analysis and investigation
  • Keeps up to date with industry trends, new threats and changes in the security landscape
  • Able to analyse technical data to decipher, prioritise and act upon findings
  • Knowledge of software security standards such as the BSIMM
  • Knowledge of current information security standards and regulations such as PCI DSS, ISO27000 series, and GDPR

Accuracy & Attention to Detail;Analytical Skills;Problem Solving Skills;Judgement & Decision Making Skills;Presentation Skills;

FedEx was built on a philosophy that puts people first, one we take seriously. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce in which we provide growth opportunities for all

Our Company

FedEx Express is one of the world's largest express transportation companies and has consistently been selected as one of the top 10 World’s Most Admired Companies by "Fortune" magazine. Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions, serving more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx team members, who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding.

Our Philosophy

The People-Service-Profit philosophy (P-S-P) describes the principles that govern every FedEx decision, policy or activity. FedEx takes care of our people; they, in turn, deliver the impeccable service demanded by our customers, who reward us with the profitability necessary to secure our future. The essential element in making the People-Service-Profit philosophy such a positive force for the company is where we close the circle, and return these profits back into the business, and invest back in our people. Our success in the industry is attributed to our people. Through our P-S-P philosophy, we have a work environment that encourages team members to be innovative in delivering the highest possible quality of service to our customers. We care for their well-being, and value their contributions to the company.

Our Culture

Our culture is important for many reasons, and we intentionally bring it to life through our behaviors, actions and activities in every part of the world. The FedEx culture and values have been a cornerstone of our success and growth since we began in the early 1970’s. While other companies can copy our systems, infrastructure and processes, our culture makes us unique and is often a differentiating factor as we compete and grow in today’s global marketplace.