Company Name
DTCC

Locations
Chennai

Experience
6 - 10 years

Key Skills
Application Security Associate

Function
IT

Role
System Security - Engineer

Industry
Banking/ Financial Services

Posted On
1st Nov 2018

Job Ref code
79670686 
About DTCC

Through multiple operating facilities and data centers around the world, DTCC and its subsidiary companies automate, centralize, and standardize the processing of financial transactions for thousands of institutions worldwide. With 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, simplifying the complexities of clearance, settlement, asset servicing, global data management and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, derivatives, money market instruments, syndicated loans, mutual funds, alternative investment products, and insurance transactions. In 2011, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at approximately US$1.7 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from 122 countries and territories valued at US$39.5 trillion. DTCC’s global OTC derivatives trade repositories record more than US$500 trillion in gross notional value of transactions made worldwide across multiple asset classes.

For more information, visit dtcc.com, and follow us on Twitter: @The_DTCC


Job Title

Application Security Associate 

Business Unit: Global Chief Risk Office
Department:  Technology Risk Management
Job Family: Risk Management
Job Title: Application Security Associate
Corporate Title: Senior Associate
FLSA Code (US Only): Exempt

Business Unit Description
Our Risk Management teams work to protect the safety and soundness of our systems and are responsible for identifying, managing, measuring and mitigating a spectrum of key risk types including credit, market, liquidity, systemic, operational and technology in all existing and new products, activities, processes and systems.

The Technology Risk Management department is responsible for setting strategic direction in the areas of IT Risk and Information Security. They are accountable for maintaining DTCC's corporate security policies and control standards and acting as an operational arm for monitoring threat intelligence.

Position Summary
The Application Security Associate is responsible for the security testing and risk analysis of DTCC?s applications using various application security tools. Interaction with DTCC developers (Application Development (AD)) to provide guidance, best practices and technical assistance in remediating application security issues will be part of the responsibilities.  The individual should possess strong application software expertise, along with excellent communication, and organizational skills. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Conduct application security audits, risk analysis, vulnerability testing and security reviews across DTCC?s businesses
  • Perform code review across a variety of programming languages.  Use automated and manual code review techniques to identify application security vulnerabilities
  • Perform expert advice and guidance to internal customers on risk assessment, testing and in fixing vulnerabilities
  • Manage tools, servers and infrastructure supporting the application vulnerabilities testing and analysis program. Work with infrastructure, database and AD to ensure optimal use of tools
  • Conduct periodic application penetration tests, using either in-house or outside resources
  • Document vulnerabilities and work with developers on vulnerability mitigation
  • Provide excellent coordination with local teams (which includes vendor consultants) and various DTCC organizations
  • Provides regular status updates on all assigned tasks and deliverables
  • Aligns risk and control processes into day to day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately

Leadership Competencies for this level include
  • Accountability: Demonstrates reliability by taking necessary actions to continuously meet required deadlines and goals
  • Global Collaboration: Applies global perspective when working within a team by being aware of own style and ensuring all relevant parties are involved in key team tasks and decisions
  • Communication: Articulates information clearly and presents information effectively and confidently when working with others
  • Influencing: Convinces others by making a strong case, bringing others along to their viewpoint; maintains strong, trusting relationships while at the same time is comfortable challenging ideas
  • Innovation and Creativity: Thinks boldly and out of the box, generates new ideas and processes, and confidently pursues challenges as new avenues of opportunity

Qualifications
  • Minimum of 6 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree preferred with Masters or equivalent experience
  • Good in Security analysis audits, risk analysis and management, vulnerability testing and security reviews across businesses
  • Perform code review across a variety of programming languages.  Use automated and manual code review techniques to identify application security vulnerabilities
  • Perform expert Vulnerability testing , Penetration testing
  •  Infrastructure supporting the application vulnerabilities testing and analysis program. database and AD to ensure optimal use of tools

About DTCC
With over 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities and data centers around the world, DTCC automates, centralizes, and standardizes the processing of financial transactions across the trade lifecycle and mitigates risk for thousands of institutions worldwide.
At DTCC we value on our clients' interests and partner to deliver superior results with excellence and innovation and lead with integrity. We proactively develop your potential and invest in your career.

 

 

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