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Senior Cybersecurity AppSec Specialist - Cloud

Kia ora! 

At Air New Zealand, we are building back better as we connect friends and whānau all over Aotearoa to each other and reconnect Kiwi's to the World. Air New Zealand's cyber security team assures that the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our Information Assets and Systems are maintained. 

We are looking for a driven Senior Cybersecurity AppSec Specialist - Cloud (Internal Job Title: Senior Cybersecurity Specialist) to assist the team with application security and cloud security to ensure the business is protected and supported in complying with procedures, regulations, and standards.

What will you be working on?

  • Support and evolve the Threat & Vulnerability Management & DevSecOps processes.
  • Support the maintenance of AppSec tooling (such as SAST / SCA).
  • Lead application & cloud security reviews and threat modelling, including code review and dynamic testing.
  • Lead in the development of automated security testing to validate that secure coding best practices are being used.
  • Guide and advise product development teams as SMEs in application & cloud security.
  • Develop security training and socialise the material with internal development teams.
  • Scale application & cloud security by developing automated security testing or centralised security libraries that enable developers to write secure code more easily.
  • Lead and influence cross-functional positive changes across the security organisation.

To be successful in this role we are looking for the following:

  • Experience with source control / CI/CD tools such as ADO, Bitbucket, and Bamboo.
  • Strong experience in Cloud environments, including AWS and Azure.
  • Strong development or scripting experience and skills in some of the following languages: Java, Javascript, Python. 
  • Strong understanding and experience with common security libraries, security controls, and common security flaws.
  • Experience in lifting security posture in a DevSecOps environment.
  • Be a subject matter expert (SME) in at least one technical area impacting the security of the product. 
  • Strong experience working closely with developers. Excellent and professional communication skills (written and verbal) with an ability to articulate complex topics clearly and concisely. 

Passionate and looking to expand your existing cybersecurity experience? Apply online now! 

Additional Information

At Air New Zealand, we are proudly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in creating a truly inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves and thrive. Our people are our greatest asset – because while everything else we do in our operation can be replicated by our competitors, it is our people that truly set us apart. We are firm believers in celebrating the differences and diversity of thought our people bring to their roles. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those with a disability, additional health and mental health needs, and/or are neurodiverse to apply for our roles.

If you have encountered any accessibility barriers and require further information or reasonable accommodations to our recruitment process, please reach out to the recruiter listed on this job advert so they are able to support you to freely participate equitably in our recruitment and selection process.

Whāia te pae tawhiti kia tata. Ko te pae tata whakamaua, kia tina.

"Seek to bring distant horizons closer. Once near, seize them and make them your reality."

  1. Digital, Cybersecurity


Auckland, NZ

Closing Date


  1. Permanent Full time
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