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Job Description

Europe's biggest fintech company is seeking a talented Application Security Engineer to join its workforce with an immediate start in Tokyo.


  • Design hard-to-crack applications and services with the latest security.
  • Training colleagues in secure development
  • Lead discussions on security architecture decisions with product managers and other stakeholders.
  • Conduct threat model assessments and training using a standard threat modeling framework.
  • Supporting design teams in identifying, quantifying, and remediating potential security vulnerabilities based on actual threats.
  • Quickly create proof of concepts and/or environments that demonstrate why controls are needed to mitigate risk.
  • Ensure compliance with PCI-DSS and other common security frameworks.

Required skills

  • Experience with complex vulnerability management (e.g. SAST and DAST).
  • Experience with one or more security assessments (e.g. Fortify, Veracode, CheckMarx, AppScan, etc.).
  • Technical knowledge to understand vulnerability risks and remediation steps.
  • Experience with DevSecOps, building security controls into a CI/CD pipeline (GitHub, CircleCI, Jenkins, etc.).
  • Extensive experience developing software in one or more modern general-purpose programming languages, including Java, Python, Scala, etc.
  • Experience with AWS cloud security
  • Confidence in Docker and Terraform development tools and CI/CD.

Preferred skills

  • Has the right to work in Japan
  • Bilingual - Japanese and English

Personal Attributes

  • Good communication skills
  • Being able to work in team-working environment

About our client

One of the top fintech companies in the industry as well as it being the fastest-growing company in the APAC region.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Taichi Sakai
Taichi Sakai
  • Associate Consultant | IT Recruitment - Contract