14, Feb 2024
Head of Application Security-Soneri Bank-Karachi
  • Full Time
  • Karachi

Website Soneri Bank Limited

Soneri Bank Limited was formally incorporated on September 28, 1991. The first Branch commenced operations in Lahore on April 16, 1992, followed by the launch of Karachi's first Branch on May 09, 1992

Soneri Bank is seeking a highly skilled and experienced professional to lead our Application Security team as the Head of Application Security. If you have a passion for information security, extensive experience in application security assessments, and a proven track record of managerial excellence, we encourage you to apply for this pivotal role.

Position Details:

  • Department: Information Security
  • Position Title: Head of Application Security
  • Location: Karachi


To be considered for this role, you should possess:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or Engineering.
  • Security certifications such as Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), GIAC Certified Web Application Defender (GWEB) will be preferable.
  • Experience in Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) for web applications, mobile applications, APIs, network infrastructure, and thick client applications.


  • Overall 5-8 years of experience in information security, with a minimum of 3 years in a managerial role.

Key Responsibilities:

As the Head of Application Security, your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and conducting assessments of applications (Web, Cloud, Mobile, API) using a range of manual and automated source code review techniques.
  • Performing security architecture reviews and risk assessments for applications in design and production phases.
  • Identifying potential threats and attacks to application systems through threat modeling.
  • Integrating application security tools and processes into the development pipeline.
  • Developing and implementing an application security strategy aligned with the organization’s overall security objectives.
  • Understanding Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and various API protocols such as SOAP, REST, and GraphQL.
  • Demonstrating thorough and practical knowledge of OWASP, network protocols, data on the wire, and covert channels.

How to Apply:

To apply for the Head of Application Security position, please email your resume to no later than February 28, 2024. Please mention the position in the subject line of your email.

Join Our Team:

At Soneri Bank, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where employees are valued for their contributions and empowered to succeed. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Join us in shaping the future of information security at Soneri Bank. Apply now and become part of a dynamic team dedicated to excellence and innovation!

To apply for this job email your details to Waqar.alam@soneribank.com