Cyber Application Security Analyst

Full Time
Dearborn, MI
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This role will be focused on operating and improving Ford's Enterprise Application Security Management efforts. 
  • Drive IT software security maturity though application security testing and threat modeling practices to collaborate with developers in adopting secure software development life cycle.
  • Execute Application vulnerability identification and assessment and provide remediation prioritization.
  • Support Threat Modeling (TM) service, working with security architects and Security & Controls Champions with TM tools to review designs for security requirements.
  • Lead decision-making for threats to software used in the Ford environment
  • Provide cyber security consultation and direction to IT and business organizations.
  • Conduct research on application security trends in *AST tooling and techniques to improve adoption and effectiveness of Secure Development Life Cycle.
  • Stay current with cyber security topics, promote security, and control awareness throughout the enterprise.
  • Provide summary remediation metrics and vulnerability trends for management of SDLC progress and residual risk management from software.
  • Interface with Vulnerability Management team to collaborate on developing and managing remediation of vulnerabilities threat intelligence.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3 years’ experience in IT security field

Preferred Qualifications
  • Basic understanding of information systems and the information life cycle and associated key application and data security challenges.
  • Thorough understanding of the unique challenges of application security advancement and adoption across a complex enterprise.
  • Robust understanding of OWASP top 10 and its mission/resources
  • Strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, follow a disciplined approach, have an analytical mindset with desire to learn
  • Understanding of modern development driving forces like CI/CD, containers, microservices and frameworks.
  • Familiarity with key development methodologies: such as Agile Dev/Ops and SDM
  • Working knowledge of IT trends and impact on applications and risk including cloud, virtualization and orchestration.
  • General understanding and awareness of IT industry challenges, incidents, common exploit types, threat actors and methodologies.
  • 2+ Years of Developer Experience
  • Professional security or auditing certifications a plus: CISSP, CISA, CRISC, GIAC, SSCP, CIPP, CIA.
  • General awareness and understanding of global regulatory compliance requirements (S-Ox, HIPAA, PCI, GDPR etc.)
  • Familiarity with ISO 27034 in addition to working understanding of 2700x

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team; discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.


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Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company based in Dearborn, Mich. With about 201,000 employees and 67 plants worldwide, the company’s core business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, financing and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. At the same time, Ford is aggressively pursuing emerging opportunities through Ford Smart Mobility, the company’s plan to be a leader in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and data and analytics.

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