director of application security

kasper kjærgaard, randstad danmark
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Kasper Kjærgaard


Do you have a passion for building and growing high-performing teams? Can you see yourself in an international and multicultural environment? Then maybe it is you Randstad is looking for on behalf of our client Carlsberg Group for the position as Director of Application Security.

What to dive into

For Carlsberg, success has always been in the diverse mix of their people, their beers and their brands. Therefore, Carlsberg wants to recruit and develop people with a global mindset, cultural understanding, and international experience to ensure that their organization stays agile, inclusive, and prepared for future growth.

In this position you will have a broad impact on Carlsberg’s global security landscape and prevent cybersecurity vulnerabilities throughout the entire development life cycle.

As part of the cyber security group, you will be responsible for building a team of both internal and external experts to enable their SSDLC processes and technology, making sure that their in-house and outsourced development is delivered securely. You will continuously work alongside their development teams, implementing security tools and measures to ensure all of Carlsberg’s services are delivered in a secure way.

Your primary tasks and responsibilities include:

• Design and execute a 3 year AppSec and DevSecOps roadmap
• Build and lead an AppSec team via a mix of internal colleagues and external managed services
• Collaborate with stakeholders such as software engineering teams, Group Commercial, Legal and Compliance
• Design and implement AppSec technology solutions such as DAST, SAST, API Security, Open Source Security, WAF, etc.
• Plan and execute an annual cycle of penetration testing and other application-layer security reviews
• Apply security and automation into the development pipeline and process while ensuring minimal delay of the release process
• Provide application security training

Why Carlsberg

This is an opportunity to create a new team within their security group. You will have as much support as needed and will be empowered to decide on their way forwards within your area. Choose the priorities, decide on the technology, combine hands-on with strategy, make developers happy and make Carlsberg all more secure.

You will be part of a team where leaders lead with care and where you and your colleagues are empowering each other every day.

Carlsberg aims to create equal access to opportunity regardless of social identity, and they encourage everyone to apply regardless of gender, nationality, race, religion, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Would you like to join the journey?

As the right candidate for the position, you have a high level in English, both written and spoken. You have a solid background from an AppSec position or similar to take on the team lead or managerial responsibility.

Furthermore, you have:

• A solid knowledge of relevant secure development and testing methodologies such as OWASP, OSSTTM etc.
• A good knowledge of the following technologies: SAST, DAST, Container Security, open-source library security, (application) vulnerability management, WAF and cloud-based
application security
• Preferably having a solid development background
• Strong experience in stakeholder management

As a person, you are a people person which means you communicate equally well with all peers and stakeholders.

The most important thing is that you are ready and excited to get involved in the Carlsberg Group.

About Carlsberg Integrated Information Technology (IIT)

At Integrated Information Technology (IIT) they have more than 220 colleagues across the globe enabling Carlsberg’s today with technology and data tools, and they build Carlsberg’s tomorrow with innovation and services. They provide a technology backbone to drive global synergies and efficiencies across all their markets. They are on a mission to employ top tech talent capable of advancing the company agenda, creating an inclusive and diverse environment where every person with technology expertise can thrive and grow.

About Carlsberg Group

The Carlsberg Group is one of the leading brewery groups in the world, with a large portfolio of beer and other beverage brands. Their flagship brand – Carlsberg – is one of the best-known beer brands in the world and the Baltika, Carlsberg and Tuborg brands are among the eight biggest brands in Europe. More than 40,000 people work for the Carlsberg Group, and their products are sold in more than 150 markets. Under the purpose of ‘Brewing for a Better Today and Tomorrow’, they recently launched the ambitious sustainability program, Together Towards ZERO.

Carlsberg is a global brewer, powered by strong local brands. They have more than 140 brands in their beer portfolio, which spans core beer brands, craft & speciality and alcohol-free brews.

Application and contact

For more detailed information regarding this position, please contact Kasper Kjærgaard by mail or phone on +45 92 92 05 04.

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About Randstad

At Randstad, we support people and organizations in realizing their true potential. We do this by combining the power of today’s technology with our passion for people. We call it Human Forward.
Randstad DK is part of the international Randstad Group, which is the global leader in HR services. With more than 4,700 offices in 38 countries, we are providing work to more than 650,000 people every day.
In Denmark, we are among the leading temp and recruitment agencies with branches in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Aalborg, and Kolding. A position we have achieved due to our expertise in matching qualified candidates with the right job opportunities.