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Application Security Manager

Application Security Manager

For a global firm in Northern NJ, we seek an experienced Application Security manager, to focus on implementing and supporting privacy and cyber-security compliance program focused on business-facing applications.  This is a contract-to-hire position, immediate interview and hire, conversion to f/t in approx 6 months.   Very competitive salary and benefits package – this firm is consistently rated as one of the "Top Places to Work."

In this role, you will 


  • Lead the effort to enhance IT controls across the company's Global Application portfolio. Assist with selection and implementation of privacy technology tools and software to improve privacy maturity and build scalable processes
  • Provide subject matter expertise in IT Operations matters to functional and business groups as required
  • Collaborate with Information Protection Group, IT Security, on privacy matters related to vendor risk due diligence
  • Develop and maintain operating procedure documentation including Privileged Access and defining data handling requirements, controls and processes process diagrams for applications
  • Support the Information Protection Group in preparing for 3rd party assessments such as internal and external audits (SOC2, ISO certification etc.)
  • Administer operational activities related to regulatory requirements

Desired Experience:

  • 5+ years experience around:
    • Application Support in a global firm with complex, custom-built applications
    • Experience in IT Operations with related experience in application/systems audit, regulatory and risk reviews
  • 3+ years of experience in a management position
  • Audit/Consulting/Client services experience a plus, especially regarding Privacy, Security or Control frameworks
  • Professional experience in global technology privacy and data protection, such as SOC, GDPR, and ISO 27001
  • Experience communicating compliance asks and the corresponding risk of non-compliance to engineers, product managers, and other internal customers
  • Familiarity with privacy compliance frameworks and enough technical knowledge to answer detailed requests/queries
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to all levels of the organization. Confidence in dealing with staff, managers executives.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage multiple concurrent projects through to completion
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure business-critical operational environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent professional experience
  • CISM, CISA, or CISSP is a plus


Job ID: 4277