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Application Security Architect



Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, December 9, 2023

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Pay Grade Range:

$86,585.00 - $202,025.00

Disclaimer: The base salary range represents the low and high end of Altus Group’s “Pay Grade Range” for this position in the primary work location. Actual hiring salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to work experience, and geographic market data for the role. The Pay Grade Range listed above does not reflect Altus Group’s total compensation for employees. Other rewards may include an annual bonus, flexible work arrangements, and region-specific benefits.

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If you’re looking to advance your career in data analytics, expertise, and technology for the rapidly growing global CRE market, there’s no better place than Altus Group. At Altus, our work is purposeful. Every day, our employees drive impact, innovate, and shape the global commercial real estate (CRE) and PropTech industry.

Our people-centric culture empowers you to deliver in a high trust, high performance culture, surrounded by an inclusive team that’s collaborating to modernize our industry. We invest in our people with training and growth opportunities designed to propel you further in your career while providing a flexible and progressive workplace that reflects our values and teams.

We are looking for a technically sound application security architect to join the Security Architecture team. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Security Architecture, working across the entire organization with software and solution architects, operations and development. Key responsibilities include reviewing our application architecture documentation and identifying and assessing areas of risk which require addressing. Expertise in information security architecture and risk assessment with a strong understanding of application security, OWASP and application security testing tools.

Key Responsibilities:

  • A thorough understanding of the organization's Applications and R&D secure development practices.

  • Reviewing and approving the application of secure-by-design principles in architectural designs, dataflow diagrams, infrastructure diagrams in accordance with Altus’ NIST aligned Policy and Standards.

  • Creating and reviewing standards aligned to new Altus Policies.

  • Provide technical security leadership to Application Development Squads to ensure secure application development throughout software development lifecycle.

  • Assist application development chapters with the introduction and on-going implementation of Threat Modelling.

  • Collaborate with internal communities of practice to ensure security architecture is represented and a key consideration.

  • Monitoring and guiding the R&D application development teams, cultivating a sense of security awareness, and collaborating on identifying continuous security education needs.

  • Understand output of SCA & DAST tools and aid developers in understanding risk and remediation.

  • Create, update and maintain security architecture related documentation.

  • Co-operate with Security GRC to ensure application development team are compliant with security policies and standards.

Key Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's or associate's degree in IT, computer science, or related field.

  • Advanced IT security certifications may be advantageous.

  • 10+ years experience in software development security related role.

  • A strong working knowledge of security risks in software architecture and software development.

  • Should be able to explain principles of secure coding to developers.

  • Should have though understanding of OWASP

  • Experience of threat modelling with solution architects and developers advantageous.

  • Should be familiar with development security tools like Sonatype SCA, Qualys DAST etc.

What Altus Group offers:

  • Rewarding performance: We are pleased to be able to provide employees competitive compensation, incentive and bonus plans, and a total rewards package that prioritizes their mental, physical and overall financial health.
  • Growth and development: As a destination for top industry talent, we’re investing in you to meet the evolving needs of our clients and deliver on your professional goals. Our Altus Intelligence Academy offers over 150,000 hours of learning materials catering to diverse stages of an employee’s career journey.
  • Flexible work model: We’re modernizing our employee programs to reflect the new world of work. Our Activity-Based Work model provides you with flexibility to align your work location to the work being performed - office for connecting and collaborating, and remote for focused work.

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where all clients and employees feel welcomed, accepted and valued. We provide an atmosphere free from barriers to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage equal opportunities for all employees. We’re seeking candidates with diverse experiences and provide accessible candidate experiences throughout the selection process. If you need accommodation, +1 888 692 7487.

We appreciate all applicants who take the time to apply to Altus Group. Please note that only those who are selected to move forward in the process will be contacted. Thank you.