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Application Security Engineer

Closing date
1 Jun 2024

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Application Security
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At Genworth, we empower families to navigate the aging journey with confidence. We are compassionate, experienced allies for those navigating care with guidance, products, and services that meet families where they are. Further, we are the spouses, children, siblings, friends, and neighbors of those that need care–and we bring those experiences with us to work in serving our millions of policyholders each day.

We apply that same compassion and empathy as we work with each other and our local communities. Genworth values all perspectives, characteristics, and experiences so that employees can bring their full, authentic selves to work to help each other and our company succeed. We celebrate our diversity and understand that being intentional about inclusion is the only way to create a sense of belonging for all associates. We also invest in the vitality of our local communities through grants from the Genworth Foundation, event sponsorships, and employee volunteerism.

Our four values guide our strategy, our decisions, and our interactions:

  • Make it human. We care about the people that make up our customers, colleagues, and communities.
  • Make it about others. We do what's best for our customers and collaborate to drive progress.
  • Make it happen. We work with intention toward a common purpose and forge ways forward together.
  • Make it better. We create fulfilling purpose–driven careers by learning from the world and each other.


Application Security Engineer


Richmond VA or Lynchburg VA


Your role as an Application Security Engineer will be to manage the technologies and processes supporting secure application development in both physical datacenter and cloud environments. You will be responsible for providing application security services and support to internal partners to ensure adherence to the policies and standards of the company. As an ideal candidate you will have 5+ years of experience in a Security Engineering role with proven experience in Application Security, DevSecOps, and experience securing applications in cloud environments.

What you will be doing

  • Manage and support application vulnerability scanning technologies, AST platforms, and cloud security tooling.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to design secure applications, test applications for security weakness, and partner on remediation of identified issues.
  • Work with key stakeholders to identify, respond to, and remediate information security issues.
  • Coordinate the orchestration, automation, and management of security technologies and platforms.
  • Support day–to–day life cycle management, including identification, threat assessment, threat modeling and risk avoidance.
  • Create reasonable and actionable reports showing direct impact to the security posture.
  • Define and implement meaningful metrics to measure the effectiveness of security controls through Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) and security scorecards.
  • Serve as a subject–matter–expert for Application Security; act as a key point of contact for critical issues, security risk assessments and triaging CI/CD issues with partners and stakeholders.
  • Evaluate business and technical requirements to identify and implement tools, processes, and technologies to improve our security posture in our environments.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of existing compliance processes.

What you bring

  • Computer Science or similar degree
  • Experience using vulnerability scanning technologies, AST platforms, and cloud security tooling.
  • Formal experience with threat modeling.
  • Experience leading projects, initiatives, and resources through direct and indirect leadership.
  • Deep knowledge of Assessing and prioritization of Risk with an ability to think like a bad actor and use that context to conduct threat models.
  • Cloud experience (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaaC) and Policy as Code (PaC) Concepts.
  • Experience implementing secure Software Development Lifecycle programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with technical security controls, guidelines, and frameworks outlined by standards such as SOC2, ISO 27001, NIST 800–53.
  • Ability to automate tasks and code solutions to repetitive problems.
  • Scripting or programming experience (Java, .NET, HTML, Ruby, PHP, Perl, C#, Python, JavaScript, PowerShell, Bash)
  • Experience with penetration testing and web application assessment.
  • Experience assessing software compliance with HIPAA, PHI, PII and PCI regulations.

Employee Benefits & Well–Being

Genworth employees make a difference in people's lives every day. We're committed to making a difference in our employees' lives.

  • Competitive Compensation & Total Rewards Incentives
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Coverage
  • Multiple 401(k) Savings Plan Options
  • Auto Enrollment in Employer–Directed Retirement Account Feature (100% employer–funded!)
  • Generous Paid Time Off – Including 12 Paid Holidays, Volunteer Time Off and Paid Family Leave
  • Disability, Life, and Long Term Care Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment and Training & Certification Support
  • Wellness support including gym membership reimbursement and Employee Assistance Program resources (work/life support, financial & legal management)
  • Caregiver and Mental Health Support Services

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