Senior Application Security Architect

Security Architect Opportunity in Financial Services

Senior Application Security Architect

Location(s):      20 E Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ  85012

**Remote candidates will be considered


Advisor Group is looking to add a Sr. Application Security Architect to our growing InfoSec team. Our selected candidate will be tasked with driving secure code initiatives, overseeing the secure SDLC, revealing security weaknesses and architect solutions to minimize risk and improving security. You will be a guide and mentor to development teams, educating developers and development support on secure best practices. 

Why Advisor Group?

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus paid based on performance
  • Generous time off package, including paid time off, paid holidays, and paid time to volunteer in the community
  • Immediate access to extensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, basic life insurance, long and short-term disability coverage and much more
  • 401(k) match from day one of employment
  • Referral bonuses if we hire your referred applicants to our open positions
  • An enriching and engaging career in financial services – our employees overwhelmingly report that they find meaning and purpose in their day to day work
  • Executive leader access and interaction in all our locations due to flat structure, open office environments, town halls and speed mentoring events
  • New, professional, and collaborative working environment where parking is provided


  • Analyze source code for flaws
  • Architect security gates using automated testing in SDLC
  • Define and maintain WAF policies
  • Teach/train developers in secure design and coding practices
  • Vet and verify security vulnerabilities
  • Respond to application security incidents and investigations
  • Track and lead vulnerability resolutions with application teams
  • Architect and integrate automation into platforms and processes including CI/CD pipelines
  • Craft and prepare metrics and KPI’s for management review
  • Support and collaborate with other teams within AG
  • All other duties as assigned

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field is preferred.  High school diploma (or equivalent) in combination with 5+ years of technical experience in an information security role will be considered.  Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Basic Requirements:

  • 5+ years of engineering and/or application security experience including development and scripting (.NET, Python, C#, PowerShell)
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CSSLP, CEH, CPTE, CompTIA Security +, or related security certifications
  • Experience scanning and translating risk with DAST and SAST technologies
  • Experience with tools such as Veracode, Checkmarx, Fortify, or related
  • Knowledge or experience with modern programming languages, frameworks, operating systems, and network
  • Knowledge or experience working in an Agile, CI/CD pipelines, DevSecOps in an Azure DevOps environment
  • Work with Development/ Architecture team ensuring secure design principles
  • Ability to convey complex security issues to technical teams
  • Mastery of OWASP Top 10 including secure authentication and access control methods
  • Clear understanding of cryptography and security protocols
  • Exposure to Application Security threat models

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of, and experience with cloud-based information systems (e.g. Microsoft Azure/Office 365, Salesforce, SharePoint, Box)
  • Understanding of Container Security and security orchestration using Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos
Be A Part Of The Team Behind Our Success!

At Advisor Group, we support financial professionals across the nation, the people who help everyday Americans achieve their dreams. We’re a billion-dollar business with the mentality and drive of a startup. Join us in building something special.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Advisor Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace and we hire the most qualified candidates without regard for age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, language differences, nationality or national origin, family or marital status, physical, mental, and developmental abilities (or the perception of a disability), genetic information, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, skin color, social or economic class, education, work and behavioral styles, political affiliation, military service, caste, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Advisor Group.

Unqualified Applications

Advisor Group does not consider applications from candidates who do not meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job posting.

Recruiting Agencies

Advisor Group only accepts candidates from contracted recruiting firms and only for searches approved prior to submissions. Fees will not be paid for unsolicited submissions.