Job Summary

Job Type


Years of Experience
At least 2 years

Tech Stacks

Job Description

Cognizant will be prioritizing applicants who have a current right to work in Singapore, and do not require Cognizant sponsorship of a visa.

  • Study and propose AppSec roadmap to uplift the way apps security is practised today.  
  • Develop secure application development practices, standards, guidelines and solutions with the aim to standardise and raise the AppSec practices of our application teams.
  • Write / Train up the Business Analysts to write security acceptance criteria in user stories
  • Train up the Software Engineers to write security unit tests and Perform secure coding assessments
  • Conduct App Penetration testing and Vulnerability assessment
  • Work with DevOps team to improve security in the CI\CD pipeline
  • Define the communication and education framework to raise the AppSec awareness, capabilities and competencies of security champions.
  • Provide security guidance to Engineering and Product teams
  • Perform AppSec assessments for selected applications using a combination of threat modelling, vulnerability research, code scanning, application security testing and recommendation of proper remediation actions.

What you’ll bring to the team:
  • Degree in Computer/Computer Science or Electronics Engineering or Information Technology or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in (web or mobile-based application security).
  • Certification in CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and/or CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) is a plus.
  • Strong interest and passion for the field of infocomm security, specifically in the area of application security.
  • Familiar with application security review and testing approaches/methodologies in both waterfall and agile application development.
  • Familiar with the concept of CI/CD and DevOps, and how security testings can be integrated and automated as part of software delivery pipelines. 
  • Able to recommend use of appropriate AppSec tools (e.g. static code scanners, dynamic scanners, etc) and assist apps teams in adopting these tools.   
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Proactive self-starter with an analytical and creative mind.
  • Result and customer oriented with multi-tasking capabilities.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
Bonus points for:
  • Experience as penetration tester and source code reviewer is an added advantage.


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