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Willis Towers Watson

Info-Sec DevOps Specialist

Summary of Role
  • Willis Towers Watson (WTW) Information Security team requires a Secure Software Development Specialist /Consultant to deliver high quality software advisory services.
  • This role plays an integral part in the information security team reporting directly to the Secure Software Development Lead.
The Role
  • Working in collaboration with the development teams to ensure adherence to secure coding practices and standards.
  • Input into the vulnerability assessment and support remediation planning.
  • Conduct security assurance reviews of the development practices and ensure development teams are using secure software development tools consistently and configured in accordance with WTW standards.
  • Conduct annual attestation exercises, ensuring developers agree to adhere to the organizations secure development standards.
  • Support development teams to conduct security tests using static code analysis and web application scanning tools. 
  • Schedule and co-ordinate the delivery of secure development training for development teams.
  • Deploy web application scanning capabilities to the organization"EURTMs internet facing web applications.
  • Provide training to development teams on the use of static code analysis and web application scanning tools.
  • Provide administrative and 1st line support for static code analysis and web application scanning tools. This includes systems maintenance, user access and segregation and appliance deployments;
  • Provide technical security expertise for the secure configuration of the code analysis tools.
  • Ensure vulnerabilities identified as a result of static code analysis and web application scanning are either remediated or managed via the WTW risk management framework.
  • Produce data to support MI reports pertaining to the vulnerabilities identified using application security tools.
  • Sound experience in a Secure Software development or Application Security Consultancy role. 
  • Information security qualifications (e.g. SANS GCIA & GCIH
  • *Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) CISSP) preferable.
  • Practical experience in leading secure development practices.
  • Experience of assessing security risk and identifying vulnerabilities
  • Practical knowledge of administering enterprise static code analysis tools
  • Practical knowledge of administering and configuring web application scanning tools.
  • Experience of deploying and supporting application security toolsets in complex estates.
  • The ability to foster and grow relationships
  • Knowledge of current application security vulnerabilities and attacks including those listed in the OWASP Top 10.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to the business 
  • Experience of working within a global organisation 
  • Knowledge of application security standards and compliance requirements (e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley act, HIPAA)
  • Practical use of Checkmarx and Qualys 
  • Development background in common languages (e.g. .Net & Java)
The Company 
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas "EUR" the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.
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