Director Application Security
Fishnet Security 5 reviews - United States

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Application Security continues to be at the core of our customers’ information security programs. Fishnet’s Application Security practice continues to be the services provider of choice for many companies due to our:
  • holistic, risk-based approach to application security assessments
  • top-notch talent who are thought leaders in the application security space
  • focus on quality and client service
  • breadth and depth of expertise in relevant application security assessment services

The Practice Director of Application Security will be managing this professional services practice in delivering web and mobile application security assessments, source code reviews, SDLC reviews, threat modeling engagements, database security reviews, and security awareness training.


Practice Leadership
  • Provide leadership, guidance and oversight for all team operations
  • Develop practice vision and goals and drive the attainment of group goals and targets
  • Lead efforts to develop new service offerings and mature and grow current service offerings
  • Establish new processes, procedures, methods, and tools to improve project delivery and quality
  • Manage talent recruiting, development and training, and retention
  • Help consultants set and achieve personal goals through mentoring and coaching
  • Track and measure practice and consultant performance, including staff utilization, hours delivered, goals, and other metrics to gauge practice and individual success
  • Manage business relationship with third-party service delivery partners
  • Track and monitor current market developments and trends within Application Security
  • Contribute content towards Fishnet’s Thought Leadership program and present on Application Security related topics, via conferences, webinars, and other eminence-building events
  • Provide support to the Sales function on pre-sales activities, including client presentations and discussions on Application Security topics
  • Validate proposed project scope and level of effort estimates and review project proposals, statements of work, and service change orders
  • Through client interactions, identify further opportunities for Application Security, as well as the other Consulting practices
Project Management
  • Ensure client satisfaction and manage overall project risk throughout the engagement
  • Act as escalation point and assist in resolving client concerns, questions, and conflicts surrounding Application Security projects and operations
  • Collaborate with the PMO in assigning consultants to new projects based on project requirements and consultant skill sets
  • Provide project oversight to ensure quality and customer satisfaction on significant Application Security projects and huge, cross-practice engagements

  • Strategic thinking, business-centric decision making, and collaborative attitude required
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategic and tactical plans and execute on them
  • Technical aptitude and strong people management skills required for practice management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in business development and in handling client discussions at the C-level desired
  • 5 years of team management and leadership experience
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience with at least 6 years focused on Information Security
  • Industry certifications desired (CISSP, CISM, OSCP, OSCE, GPEN)
  • Ability to travel 30-50%
  • BA/BS Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting or Information Systems preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the job responsibilities listed above

Although FishNet Security has attempted to accurately and thoroughly describe this position, we reserve the right to change, add to or subtract from the duties outlined, within the sole discretion of FishNet Security, at any time, with or without advance notice.

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