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Cyber Security Specialist

Gurgaon, India

We’re looking for an experienced security consultant working out of any of the Thoughtworks offices. This is indeed a hands-on tech oriented position. You need to know about the standard security practices, have some demonstrable experience with implementing security automation, but it is critical you are able to work with delivery teams as well as networks and infrastructure support teams. We want someone who can talk the language of software product delivery teams and work collaboratively with them to reduce risks related to code development, system architecture and infrastructure.  It will help if you have experience working in delivery teams using agile development methodologies and practices. 

Required Skills:

  • 4-8 years experience working as a security engineer which includes responsibilities working directly with delivery teams to review code and systems architecture for vulnerabilities.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with OWASP and SANS standards
  • Experience in manual and automation penetration testing tools and techniques. 
  • Experience with at least 1 popular tool in each category of SAST, DAST, Dependency checking, and container vulnerability assessment, such as Checkmarx, Burp, ZAP, Fortify, Aqua etc.
  • Experience in password/secret management tools and techniques
  • Has Knowledge & working experience of DevSecOps and security automation is a plus.
  • In-depth understanding of web technologies, common web frameworks, their vulnerabilities and mitigations
  • Basic understanding of firewall, virtualisation, container, networking and OS security.  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


As an Application Security Specialist, you will have an opportunity to

  • Embed security throughout the lifecycle of software delivery
  • Building and defining security practices
  • Be able to automate and optimize security as per application lifecycle.
  • Play a consultant and advisory role to delivery team and clients


Regardless of what you do at Thoughtworks, you’ll always have the opportunity to

  • Think through hard problems, and work with a team to make them reality.
  • Learn something new every day.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, transparent, non-hierarchical, and ego-free culture where your talent is valued over a role title.
  • Speak at conferences.
  • Write blogs and books.
  • Develop your career outside of the confinements of a traditional career path by focusing on what you’re passionate about rather than a predetermined one-size-fits-all plan.
  • Be part of a company with Social and Economic Justice at the heart of its mission.

Thanks for your interest in joining Thoughtworks. A member of our Recruiting team will review your application as soon as possible. 


In the meantime, check out our Consultant Life page to learn more about the extraordinary impact Thoughtworkers make on clients, the tech industry and each other. 


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