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Application Security Lead

Lead (more than 10 years)


Technical Skills

  • .NET
  • Android
  • Application Development
  • C++
  • Costing
  • iOS
  • Java
  • Risk Management
  • Training

Job Description

Application Security Lead

Location: Hong Kong, HK

Job Summary

Uplift and transform Application Security practices, tools and processes within the Group.


  • Provide Leadership across all aspects of Application security and controls
  • Enhance  development practices to embed secure coding standards
  • Partner with Application Development teams to optimize processes, toolsets and controls within the SDLC
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise to developers on Application Security Controls
  • Evaluate, design, and support the build and implement security solutions for Mobile and Web applications
  • Perform Application Security and Control Assessments
  • To work in partnership with Business Units to provide advice on Application Security related matters.
  • Drive Application security strategy, and ensure policy and standards reflect best practices
  • Provide oversight of application security control metrics
  • Work collaboratively with key vendors and business partners to deliver effective security services in Projects.
  • Deliver Application security training and awareness
  • Provide subject matter expertise for security of mobile applications and critical group application
  • Evaluate and identify cost effective, automated solutions to uplift current development  practices
  • Broaden technology risk management coverage across key control areas such as testing, change and deployment controls for development


  • Degree holder in Computer Science or majoring in Information Systems, or related discipline.
  • 10 years+ experience in Application Development with a security focus, gained in another sizable organization
  • Strong technical skills in application development security practices
  • Experience desirable with Java.Net C++ and IOS/Android development
  • Practical experience of security testing tools for applications
  • Detailed knowledge of common application vulnerabilities
  • Excellent understanding of application security best practices, defensive programming techniques
  • A passion for enhancing the security awareness and capability of development teams
  • Excellent team working and collaborative skills
  • Be adaptable, able to interact and build strong relationships with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Occasional travel is required.
Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelLead (more than 10 years)
Education LevelBachelor
AIA Group LimitedInsurance and Reinsurance

AIA Central, 1 Connaught Rd Central, Central

directions_walk13 mins walk from Admiralty Station