Application Security Senior Leader

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Job Description

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Join an inclusive team passionate about one thing: using their expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we build help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can fuel the very innovation we are pursuing.

As the leader of Application Security, you will be responsible for researching, defining, governing, delivery and measurement of standards, processes, controls over Micron’s information system workloads both on premise and cloud.

You will collaborate with Micron’s global security team, multiple information technology teams, and business area IT solutions teams to gain understanding Micron’s software development lifecycles in which to integrate application security standards. With this, the training, mentoring, audit, and compliance processes to enable a center of excellence around and application secure application development strategy. In this role, you will gain a broad perspective by working on a variety of information sources, control solutions, and dynamic business conditions across a global organization to analyze issues, make well-reasoned recommendations and solve problems to protect and enhance organizational value.

Team Leadership:

  • Leads all staffing, training, and technical development for area of responsibility
  • Maintains an active performance management program that involves each areas leadership and positively impacts team member develop & performance
  • Encourages team member engagement by setting challenging goals and communicating Line of Sight performance
  • Manages projects to ensure deliverables are completed within the required timeframe
  • Assists in providing a vision for the Intellectual Property Steering Committee in accomplishing our overall corporate goals
  • Maintains clear communication of tactical and strategic area performance towards objectives
  • Optimizes department performance to align with the business plan, strategies, and goals
  • Provides mentorship and team member development that aligns to team member aspirations

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will work closely with multiple teams that make up IT, Information Security and Technology to drive impactful change in establishing a core competency in Micron application security ecosystem
  • Design, engineering and implementation of application security solutions in a scalable way for a worldwide enterprise
  • Implement static and dynamic application security tools (SAST/DAST) and work with development teams to interpret results and provide recommendations for remediations
  • Analyze and troubleshoot systems issues
  • Ensure that the potential impact of software development changes is well understood, using data to support understanding of upstream and downstream dependencies
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams for end-to-end testing and performance analysis of real-time data applications, solve issues, proactively identify new opportunities, and drive initiatives through to completion

Skills and Competencies:

Primary :

  • Experience developing Enterprise Security Standards, Policies, Guidelines and partnering with Development teams to setup Application Security Practice
  • Must have Knowledge of main Security-related activities in development such as Secure Coding, Threat Modelling, Risk and Privacy Assessment
  • Experience with performing static/dynamic application security tests
  • Deep understanding of OWASP Top 10 and CWE 25; with proven track record and experience in implementing and integrating remediation strategies
  • Good knowledge of Security Features and Mechanisms provided by the development platform : Python, C#, Java, RESTful API’s, DHTML, XML, SQL, Secure SDLC
  • Good understanding of SQL/NoSQL databases.
  • Familiarity with SDLC and associated CI/CD tools (Git, Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Jira)
  • Familiarity with the tools for various security activities: Security Code Review, Static Code Analysis, Dynamic Analysis
  • High-Level Knowledge of security concepts in the various security domains which include authentication, authorization, secure coding, data validation, security testing, attacks and countermeasures, cryptography, etc.
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities

Secondary (Good to have):

  • Docker and Kubernetes, public Clouds – AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Application architectures and frameworks
  • Experience with open source software
  • Strong solution architecture, design, and impact analysis skills


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be able to effectively communicate technical details and vision in appropriate terminology at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to balance security with end user productivity and operational impacts in a large organization to provide transparent, secure solutions
  • Strong Agile development expertise, build in increments and iterate
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to see solutions to their conclusion
  • Ability to be self-directed and a fast learner and flexible to support new technologies and legacy applications.
  • A sense of urgency, prioritization, and growth mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to attract and hire talent to create high performing team, develop vision and strategy, create connectivity, inspiration, and motivation
  • Leader servant mindset, demonstrate success in mentoring team members careers and goals
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, partner and negotiate across business areas in a large organization
  • Work closely with senior leadership globally to identify new opportunities and risks, solve issues proactively, provide security advisory direction
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate solutions solving for real business needs and impacts
  • Demonstrated examples of entrepreneurial and resilience skills regardless of difficulty
  • Demonstrated ability to promote security practices and drive improvements to organization’s overall security architecture

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer engineering or equivalent experience in a Cyber security related field
  • Minimum 5+ year experience working as a Software Engineer, Application Security
  • Experience incorporating automation and data analytics to improve processes
  • An understanding of information technology general controls
  • Project management and organization skills, including attention to detail

About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions transforming how the world uses information to enrich life for all. With a relentless focus on our customers, technology leadership, and manufacturing and operational excellence, Micron delivers a rich portfolio of high-performance DRAM, NAND, and NOR memory and storage products through our Micron® and Crucial® brands. Every day, the innovations that our people create fuel the data economy, enabling advances in artificial intelligence and 5G applications that unleash opportunities — from the data center to the intelligent edge and across the client and mobile user experience.

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Micron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Please note that in order to assist in providing a safe and healthy workplace for all Micron team members, new employment offers for jobs based in India, Malaysia, Singapore, and the U.S., are contingent upon the applicant’s provision of a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination document to Micron on a confidential basis prior to their scheduled start date confirming that they have completed the COVID-19 vaccination process, subject to any written request for medical or religious accommodation and to the extent permitted by applicable law.

For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s People Organization at or 1-800-336-8918

Micron Prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and other international and industry labor standards.

Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.

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