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Application Security Lead

Req ID:  5763



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

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.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you. 


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.


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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