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AppSec Engineer

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 by Request Technology - Alissa Dean

Irving, TX 75014
Immediate Start
$95k - $120k Annual

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is seeking an Applications Security Engineer to assist in integrating security inside the software development life cycle. You will be a part of the team tasked to develop a security framework with the company SDLCs, establish a software security assurance process, and work with product delivery teams to build applications securely from start to finish. Specifically, as the AppSec Engineer you be responsible for integrating security into the development of company's applications while working closely with the product and software development team to threat model, vulnerability scan, and pen test the early software, system, and network architecture and identify required control points in the application stack. You will also be working closely with the developers to diagnose, document and remediate application security vulnerabilities.

We are looking for someone that is a 50/50 blend of programmer and hacker. This opportunity is available in multiple locations: Charlotte, NC and Irving, TX.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field
  • >3 years of software development experience
  • highly proficient in: Java, .NET, Node.js, and/or Python
  • solid understanding of application architectural patterns (MVC, Microservices, Event-driven)
  • in depth knowledge of the OWASP Top 10
  • proven experience establishing software development policies across an organization
  • proven proficiency with
    • Agile, XP, Scrum, Kanban
    • Test Driven Development built on User Stories
    • Continuous Integration, Testing, Delivery
    • experience with code reviews and penetration testing
    • strong verbal and written facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills
    • knowledge and experience to complete all job responsibilities (listed below)

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • current CEH, OSCP, OSCE, and/or OSWE certifications
  • solid familiarity with Metasploit, Burp Suite, Fuzzing, Gaunlt and Jenkins


  • developing and maintaining a balanced application security program based on a well-defined application security framework
  • work with the application development and platform teams to help formulate and implement a strategy for software security that is tailored to the risks facing our company, including threat modelling and applications security advisement services
  • conduct application security assessments/penetration tests and implement tools for dynamic/automated code reviews
  • ensure compliance with society, regulatory, and industry standards
  • ensure application design and implementation best-practice with role-based and appropriate access standards, as well as integration with IAM environments
  • conduct code reviews and penetration testing
  • continuously evaluate the organization's existing AppSec practices, define and measure security-related activities, and demonstrate concrete improvements to the application assurance program

Reference: 769231053

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