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Application Security Engineer

Posted on Oct 17, 2019 by Request Technology

Charlotte, NC 28201
IT
Immediate Start
$95k - $120k Annual
Full-Time

A prestigious company is on the search for a Applications Security Engineer. This individual needs to have come up as a programmer or is currently a programmer. They need to be highly proficient with at least one of the following languages: Java, .NET, Node.js, or Python. They need to have knowledge of OWASP and an understanding of Agile/XP/Scrum/Kanban. This candidate will be ideally 50% programmer and 50% hacker.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with application development and platform teams to help formulate and implement a strategy for software security that is tailored to the specific risks facing the organization, including threat modelling and applications security advisement services.
  • Develop and maintain a balanced application security program based on a well-defined application security framework.
  • Conduct application security assessments/penetration tests and implement tools for dynamic/automated code reviews.
  • Ensure application design and implementation best-practice with role-based and appropriate access standards, as well as integration with Identity and Access Management environments.
  • Ensure compliance with society, regulatory, and industry standards for application security.
  • Continuously evaluate the organization's existing application security practices, define and measure security-related activities, and demonstrating concrete improvements to the application assurance program within the organization.
  • Provide secure application development training to developers and provide guidance on the development of web-based training for ongoing awareness.
  • Conduct code reviews and penetration testing.
  • Develop and maintain unit and integration tests designed to ensure security controls are tested on every build.

Job Qualifications

  • 3-5 years' experience in a software development field such as Software Developer, Architect, Software Quality Assurance, or Application Security Engineer
  • Highly proficient in at least one of the following development languages: Java, .NET, Node.js, or Python
  • Possess a strong understanding of application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven etc.
  • Creative, organized, responsive, and highly thorough problem solver
  • Possess strong business acumen with ability to work with application development, QA and security teams
  • Possess a restlessness or desire to break into things
  • Knowledge of the OWASP Top 10
  • Understanding and Passion for Agile/XP/Scrum/Kanban
  • Understanding of Test Driven Development built on User Stories
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration/Testing/Delivery
  • Familiarity with Metasploit, Burp Suite, Fuzzing, Gaunlt, and Jenkins is preferred
  • Familiarity with code reviews and penetration testing preferred
  • College degree with advanced degree preferred
  • OSCP, OSCE, or OSWE Certifications are a major plus

Reference: 776484064

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