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Application Security Lead

Req ID:  5763


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Requirements



* Minimum of Bachelor’s degree IT/IS/Business/Technology (or equivalent and related experience preferred).


* At least one of the major security certifications (ex: CCSLP, CISM, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CCSK, Certified CISO, PMP, etc.) is HIGHLY preferred or commensurate work experience.


* Minimum of 3 years of Leadership experience leading application security teams and organizations.


* Minimum of 10 years of relevant industry experience as an application security engineer.


* Experience interacting with senior management involving negotiating or influencing on significant matters.


* Several years of experience with managing projects through the full system development lifecycle, leveraging Agile methodologies.


* Several years of experience with technical architecture experience integrating automation into processes and capabilities and early/continuous integration of security through the SDLC.




* Demonstrate consulting skills, with IT Security concepts and strategies, including communication, culture change and performance measurement system design


* Embrace and lead change effectively and cultivate an environment of security driven thinking, innovation, experimentation, rigor, and continuous improvement


* Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills with ability to effectively communicate with leadership team

Job Description

The Application Security Lead/Director is responsible for all company infrastructure technology including hardware software telecommunications and phones along with the application of those items to support and enhance business operations and processes. This role ensures that the appropriate technology and infrastructure is available to support the achievement of company short and long-term business goals and objectives. The role develops strategic plans and risk management strategies to support the installation of technology products that reduce costs and/or enhance business performance. This position allocates sufficient resources and manages Information Technology Department staff both in-house and external so that information systems are designed built and operated in a manner that is secure reliable manageable and consistent with the company's business objectives. This person will be responsible for building a global Application Security team and program from the ground up and should have commensurate experience in this area. 

Job Duties

* Define and improve global application security strategy and roadmap, including people, process, and technology.


* Provide application security guidance to IT and Business Owners for various products and technologies.


* Take a leadership role in driving internal security initiatives, including Vulnerability Management, Threat Intelligence, Attack Surface Reduction, and OT/IoT capabilities.


* Identify common security root causes and offer assistance in remediation of application security risk issues.


* Consult and advise with developers and Product Managers to analyze and implement security standards, methods, vulnerability remediation, and security architecture.


* Define and improve Threat vector analysis.


* Facilitation of threat modeling for integrated and complex solutions, and ensuring threat modeling is repeatable across the organization.


* Perform security-focused code reviews.


* Current and hands-on experience deploying and operationalizing Static Application Security Testing (SAST), Software Composition Analysis (SCA), and Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) technologies.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at


About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

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