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Huxley Associates Belgium - Security Analyst (Programmer)

One of our top clients, an organisation in the financial sector, is looking for an experienced programmer/security analyst in Brussels


Security analyst



Project Scope


The team's mission is to implement and operate a set of applications security controls through an automated process integrated through the software development life cycle. We ensure that corporate policies and OWASP guidelines are uniformly applied by development teams across all business unit.



Your tasks

  • Analyse source code using automated static analysis scanning to establish a baseline
  • Correlate findings against the existing databases of know software vulnerabilities, to help identity security flaws during the development phase
  • Increase the software development teams knowledge of secure coding procedures, so the organisation can build security with every release
  • Provide developers with guidance to understand, prioritize and remediate vulnerabilities
  • Enforce production scans with a Go-Live criteria: No OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities
  • Report on key metrics on all scanned applications


Required skills for this position

  • 5 years' work experience in IT industry
  • Experience with web application development in .NET or Java
  • Strong code review experience
  • Good English communication skills
  • Must be able to read source codes and detect bad coding practices
  • Must be able to guide developers on how to resolve/fix security issues
  • Strong security knowledge using IBM AppScan Source or similar tools (fortify, veracode, etc)
  • Familiar with OWASP, SANs, CWE initiatives
  • Knowledgeable on how security vulnerabilities can be exploited in application code by attackers and what are the coding best practices to prevent these attacks


Details of the security analyst opportunity

  • Start date: 15/07/19 or 01/08/2019
  • Project length: 1 year
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Location: Brussels


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Company description

Huxley delivers a world-class recruitment service that adapts to your changing needs. Our teams specialise in Banking & Finance, Engineering and IT jobs across a wide range of industries. In Belgium we cover consultancy, freelancers and permanent positions (headhunting). We specialize in placing roles from mid-level management through to C-Suite across a range of disciplines. We also operate as a full service recruitment partner, with capabilities to support sourcing back office and administrative staff. With unrivalled access to a global network of talent and leading industry experts with the latest market knowledge, we give you the strength and agility of a global staffing company with specialists that are dedicated to your local market. This gives you a tailored approach that achieves success for you.

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