Manager – Application Security


Ambler, PA Hybrid May 6
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Join our innovative team at Berkadia, a leading Commercial Real Estate firm dedicated to revolutionizing the digital landscape. We specialize in creating innovative solutions that empower businesses to thrive in today's rapidly evolving digital environment.

Position Overview:
We are seeking a talented and experienced Application Security Manager to lead our AppSec and DevSecOps initiatives and drive the integration of security practices into our development and operations processes. The ideal candidate will be responsible for implementing and managing security measures throughout the software development lifecycle, fostering collaboration between development, operations, and security teams, mitigating potential security risks, and ensuring the security and reliability of our systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement application security policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Conduct regular security assessments of applications to identify vulnerabilities and areas for improvement.
  • Strong understanding of web application security principles, including OWASP Top 10 and CWE/SANS Top 25.
  • Hands-on experience with application security testing tools such as SAST, DAST, and IAST.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security measures into the software development process.
  • Provide guidance and support to developers on secure coding practices and security best practices.
  • Manage security incidents and coordinate response efforts to mitigate potential risks.
  • Stay up to date on emerging threats and vulnerabilities, and proactively recommend security enhancements.
  • Lead and mentor a team of application and DevSecOps security professionals to ensure a strong security posture across all applications

We are passionate about your growth, so to achieve success in this role you should have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience managing Application or DevSecOps Security programs and teams.
  • Proven experience in application security, including threat modeling, secure coding, and vulnerability management.
  • Strong understanding of web application architectures, technologies, and protocols.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and frameworks such as OWASP, ISO 27001, and NIST.
  • Experience with security testing tools and techniques.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Strong background in software development, operations, and security.
  • Hands-on experience with security tools and technologies.
  • Familiarity with cloud security principles and practices.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Access to Coaching (Health, Professional, Life)
  • Community Service Programs
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commitment to Work/Life Harmony
  • PTO
Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • FSA
  • Health Insurance
  • HSA
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Vision Insurance
Parental Benefits
  • Parental Leave
Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Berkadia is a leader in commercial real estate (CRE); we sell, finance and service properties on behalf of our multifamily and commercial property clients and our innovation team is shaping the future of CRE by leading the evolution of the industry’s technology landscape. With a significant investment in technology and proprietary data gleaned from properties and markets across the country, we have developed a unique and fully integrated platform that marries local real estate expertise with capital markets knowledge. This platform empowers our advisors to deliver actionable insights gleaned from decades of proprietary data — powered by the most innovative technology — to maximize returns on our clients’ investments. From software engineers to analysts, Berkadia gives you the space and has the infrastructure in place for your ideas to flourish, charting a path for the future of our company and leading the evolution of the commercial real estate industry at large. Technology, data and analytics aren’t buzzwords — they are what’s driving our industry forward. With expertise in the latest programming languages and a variety of industry-leading tech stacks and emerging technologies including cloud architecture, infrastructure as code and containerization technologies, our team boasts the brightest tech minds in the industry, and we let them do what they do best: create and innovate. People Matter is a core value at Berkadia, and in a relationship business like CRE, we can only provide best-in class service to our clients when our own people are taken care of first. Our private ownership structure with Berkshire Hathaway and Jefferies Financial Group allows us to make decisions for the benefit of our employees and clients, not shareholders. We’re invested in our people and committed to doing things the right way. We believe People Matter, so we offer benefits that go beyond: ● Monthly paid volunteer hours and donation matching to benefit our communities ● Employee Resource Groups that help you grow with us ● Fertility and family planning services ● Up to 12-weeks of fully paid parental leave ● Mental health care, including free counseling sessions ● We’ll help fund your learning journey with generous tuition reimbursement ● Pet insurance discounts ● And more! Our competitive benefits package reflects your priorities, which we give thoughtful consideration to allow you to grow your career in a values-based culture. Click here to learn more about what it means to be part of building the next and be Berkadia.