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Application Security Engineer with Security Clearance

Employer
TEKsystems c/o Allegis Group
Location
Radford
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Sector
IT
Job Role
Application Security
Job Type
Permanent
The Application Security Engineer will play a crucial role in developing and documenting policies to ensure the security of our software application deployments. This role involves conducting security assessments, analyzing code for vulnerabilities, and collaborating with development teams to recommend effective security measures. The successful candidate will: contribute to enhancing our application security practices and lead a team of analysts in this effort; collaborate with CRM's, Customers, and Customer System Integrators, to identify and address security vulnerabilities; review false positive justifications, and recommend remediations to open findings. REQUIRED SKILLS
• 3–5+ years of experience in application security or related roles.
• Solid understanding of web application security principles.
• Experience with SAST (Fortify, Checkmarx, SonarQube ) and DAST (WebInspect, Burp Suite .) tools
• Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, C++, C#, or others.
• Knowledge of web application security principles and common vulnerabilities.
• Familiarity with security frameworks and compliance standards (e.g., OWASP, NIST, ISO 27001).
• Understanding of secure coding practices and the OWASP Top 10.
• Strong analytical and problem–solving skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Experience with DevOps practices and tools.
• Proven experience in application security, including vulnerability assessments and code reviews.
• Perform regular security assessments of application code vulnerability scans.
• Analyze and interpret security scan results, identifying vulnerabilities, security risks, and validating reported false positives.
• Collaborate with Customers, Customer System Integrators and CRM's to ensure production application deploys are scanned, reviewed and approved.
• Monitor and respond to security incidents related to applications. DESIRED SKILLS
• Industry certifications such as CISSP, CSSLP, or CEH.
• Experience with cloud security (AWS, Azure, or GCP).
• Knowledge of container security (Docker, Kubernetes).
• Familiarity with scripting languages (Python, Ruby, etc.).

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