Principal Application Security Consultant (Red Team)


  • Job ID: 651
  • Job Type(s): Permanent
  • Categories: Cyber Security
  • Posted June 15, 2022
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Our client is a high-end cybersecurity consulting firm specialising in application security. They provide services to a significant fraction of the fortune 100 and many household names. From the mobile device in your pocket to the desktop software and cloud services you use every day, to the mission-critical systems that power our lives, this company has been there to design and test security.

They’re US based and have decided to establish an operation in Northern Ireland to grow a remote team across the UK. All their roles are completely remote because they understand the right people can do good work from anywhere and they’re happy to be super flexible on salary because their core investment is in their people.

They are growing at all levels however a key hire for the UK team will be a Principal Application Security Engineer with significant Red Team experience and deep understanding of application security.

The work:

This is a team of security advisors, engineers, and testers. They cover a wide gambit including threat modelling, penetration testing, reverse engineering and writing highly secure code.

Specifically, you will work on a variety of global scale long term projects with some of the tech sectors best known brands as well as bespoke work on short-term jobs that may span a few days or a few weeks of investigating a new cloud service, video game, mobile platform, or retail outlet. There is plenty of variety to this work, and while the field of cybersecurity itself has many niches, there is a certain amount of generalized technology knowledge that is required.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Web application development and deployment
  • Penetration testing
  • Cryptography
  • Application development
  • Mobile development (Android, iOS, etc.)
  • Debugging and disassembly
  • Operating system internals (Linux, Windows, etc.)
  • Cloud services (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Networking (protocols, routing, addressing, ACLs, etc.)
  • Programming experience. We a range of languages including .NET, Java, Kotlin, JavaScript, C, C++, Go, Rust, Objective-C, Swift, Kotlin


You will get to work on:

  • Web application security
  • Source code analysis
  • Malware and reverse engineering
  • Cryptography
  • Networking protocols
  • Cloud security
  • Database security
  • Security Development Lifecycle (SDL)
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Network penetration testing


  • US-level salary
  • Full remote working
  • Profit Sharing
  • Unlimited paid vacation days
  • Regular bonuses


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