Ready to make an impact? Arctic Wolf is looking for an Application Security Architect to join our pack.

Arctic Wolf, with its unicorn valuation, is the leader in security operations in an exciting and fast-growing industry—cybersecurity.

How fast are we growing? Well, Arctic Wolf was highly ranked in the Deloitte Fast Technology 500 for NorthAmerica in both 2019 (#25) and 2020 (#104)! We have doubled headcount, customers, and revenue for five years running. We are also cultivating a collaborative and productive work environment that welcomes a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and ideas to make our teams even stronger as we grow our teams globally.

In fact, we were named a 2021 Top Workplace USA (Energage) as the top technology firm to work in our size category, were recognized as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work (bizjournals.com), and most recently were certified as a 2021 Great Place to Work (Great Places to Work Institute, Canada). Arctic Wolf believes in corporate responsibility, and our worldwide offices proudly participate in volunteer programs throughout their communities. We’ve also earned distinction from TravelWise for our efforts in promoting sustainable transportation.

Overview:

The Application Security Architect role is responsible for creating and evolving an internal application security practice dedicated to reducing application security risks for our developed solutions.

You will work closely with our Research & Development organization to collaborate in implementing practices designed to improve the resilience of software against threats. This will include the definition of a formal application security program, and a roadmap for measured improvements over time.

The role will act as a subject matter expert in software security and ensure that activities such as threat modelling, design review and coding are inclusive of relevant security considerations.

This role reports to the Security Architecture Lead and is part of our team dedicated to the security of Arctic Wolf itself. You will work closely with other pack members in Information Security, Research & Development, and Information Technology.

Responsibilities: 

  • Build and maintain an application security program consisting of a maturity-based roadmap, application security specific activities, metrics and reporting.
  • Work with application architecture and development teams to design and integrate application security practices into existing processes.
  • Ensure that threat modelling and adversarial thinking are incorporated into development lifecycles.
  • Mentor and guide developers and architects, with an aim for the growth and maintenance of application security skills across Arctic Wolf.
  • Contribute to a world-class security program that supports Arctic Wolf’s tremendous growth.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience designing and implementing application security programs.
  • Strong background in software development and software development methodologies such as Agile.
  • Strong ability to understand and explain common application security issues at a code level to developers.
  • Good experience in two or more of the following: Python, Go, JavaScript, Java/C#, C/C++.
  • Good experience in dealing with software assurance frameworks like OWASP SAMM, BSIMM, etc.
  • Good experience with SAST and DAST especially in API-first architectures.
  • Exposure to IAST and RASP considered beneficial.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related technical field; or equivalent experience.

Security Requirements:

  • Conducts duties and responsibilities in accordance with AWN’s Information Security policies, standards, processes and controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of AWN business information.
  • Background checks are required for this position

About us:

At Arctic Wolf, we recognize that success comes from delighting our customers. We believe in being lean – in constantly building, measuring, and learning in all aspects of our business. We truly value people. All wolves are welcome to join the Arctic Wolf pack, with compelling compensation packages, benefits, and equity for employees.

Arctic Wolf is focused on building a workforce that is diverse and inclusive. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply. We review all applications.  

Arctic Wolf is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.

Arctic Wolf is committed to fostering a welcoming, accessible, respectful and inclusive environment ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. Please let us know if you require any accommodations by emailing recruiting@arcticwolf.com

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