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Aspen Technology, Inc. Director, Software Product Security in Bedford, Massachusetts

The driving force behind our success has always been the people of AspenTech. What drives us, is our aspiration, our desire and ambition to keep pushing the envelope, overcoming any hurdle, challenging the status quo to continually find a better way. You will experience these qualities of passion, pride and aspiration in many ways — from a rich set of career development programs to support of community service projects to social events that foster fun and relationship building across our global community.

The Role

As a leader of the Software Product Security and Compliance team, you will provide guidance and your expertise through the secure development life cycle processes, security of software products, advice and evangelization of developers on security best practices, and prescribe actions. We are looking for a sharp, disciplined, software security subject matter expert (SME) with deep technical expertise in Security, Cryptography, Authentication, Application Security, etc. to fill a security engineering leadership role.

The ideal candidate will have experience in architecting, building and delivering innovative and proactive secure solutions that are resilient to even the most sophisticated attacks of today and tomorrow. As a member of the Technology organization, this position will work closely with software product development teams, quality assurance, and information security teams across the organization.

  • You will work with smart and passionate people to deliver results that have a direct impact on the company’s bottom line

  • You will take on important and exciting responsibility from day one, working with key stakeholders across the company

  • You will be challenged to excel and lead alongside the brightest talent in the industry and be rewarded for your achievements

Your Impact

  • Define and execute the strategy for cybersecurity initiatives independently for the Technology organization

  • Responsible for the policy, implementation, and oversight of the software product security program

  • Provide leadership to leverage R&D resources in order to improve the security of software products being developed

  • Perform regular reviews and assessments of security architecture of all software products

  • Enforce best practices to ensure that appropriate software security functions have been included in the product software design and architecture

  • Direct the development and implementation of the security vulnerability scanning systems and security program within R&D

  • Advise senior management on major application security decisions

  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

What You'll Need

  • 10+ years software development experience in one or more of.NET, C/C++ or C (Java, Python, Go a plus)

  • Experience in using security scanning tools (SAST, DAST), such as IBM AppScan and Rapid7 Appspider

  • Good inter-personal, presentation and communication skills (special skills encouraged)

  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) and DevSecOps a plus

  • Experience in designing and building HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, XML, JSON, IIS Web Applications, Web Services

  • Demonstrated ability to take on and be accountable in delivering initiatives without frequent supervision or assistance

  • Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) would be a plus

  • B.S. or higher in Applied Math, Statistics, Computer Science, or related field; subject matter expertise in application software security is a must

While our impact on the world is big, we offer many of the advantages of a smaller organization. Every employee has a real opportunity to make important contributions that directly benefit our customers and drive our success.

AspenTech is thriving, thanks to our relentless focus on innovation and the dedication of our team of world-class experts who speak more than 10 languages and work in 30 different offices worldwide.

AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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AspenTech collects a range of personal information during the recruitment process.

This may include the following personal or special categories of personal data:

  • recruitment information such as your application form and resume, references, qualifications and membership of any professional bodies and details of any pre-employment assessments;

  • your contact details and date of birth;

  • your gender;

  • your marital status and family details;

  • your identification documents including passport and driver's license and information in relation to your immigration status and right to work with us;

  • information about your contract of employment (or services) including start and end dates of employment, role and location, working hours, details of promotion, salary (including details of previous remuneration), pension, benefits, and holiday entitlement;

  • your racial or ethnic origin;

  • any criminal convictions and offences.

Click here: https://www.aspentech.com/en/privacy-and-security to view the recently updated Security and Privacy Policy.

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