Application Security Specialist

Job Description

As an Application Security Specialist in CyberArk, you will be a member of the security team, leading the product security tasks for one of the development divisions in CyberArk. You will perform security-oriented activities at the highest standards and on time, as well as build, lead and develop new security personnel , and mentor them until they reach a high level and can work independently.

(Full time position)


  • Product Security responsibilities: For the products under your responsibility, you will lead the secure development life cycle process to successful implementation across; identify weak spots and suggest enhancements; build the security roadmap and constantly examine, challenge and adapt it; track and reduce security issues.
  • Security Team responsibilities: Work closely with the R&D Security Leader; guide, escort and coach security team members; Promote and become a leader in specific security domains.
  • Development Division responsibilities: To maintain visibility to division members, you will work closely with the division’s Product Managers, Development Manager, Team Leaders, QA Manager, System Architect and Functional Analysts; train in-teams developers for secure development.


  • 5 years or more of working in software development related position (software engineer, software architect, etc.)
    • Of which, 3 years of relevant experience to application security positions (researcher, security engineer, security architect, etc.)
  • Higher education of computer engineering in one of the next forms:
    • Sc. Computer Science / Engineering / related field
    • Military programming course graduate
  • Advantage:
    • Managing experience
    • Security management certificates: (CISSP / CSSLP / CISM etc.)
    • Have lectured at security conferences (BlackHat, OWASP, etc.)


  • Expertise in two or more of the next domains:
    • Web security
    • Mobile security
    • Penetration testing
    • Low level security (c / c++)
    • Design and architecture security review
  • Proficiency with one or more programming language (C++, C#, Java, ASP .Net)
  • Familiarity with enterprise level security tools (SAST / DAST)
  • Familiarity with Agile development
  • Advantage: knowledge in the next domains
    • Network security (specifically Windows networks)
    • Risk management and reduction
    • OS hardening
    • Security tools development
    • Privileged account security industry


Must have

  • Understanding product security’s ‘big picture’ and diving into small details
  • Strong analysis skills
  • Leader, proactive, motivator, coacher
  • Communicating clearly, precisely in order to solve problem and innovate
  • Fluent in English and Hebrew (speaking and writing), presentation and crowd-facing skills
  • Experience with Agile development and security processes


  • Project management experience, multi-tasking (working on multiple projects on the same time)
  • Architecture / QA methodologies and principles

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