1 day old
2018-01-172018-02-14

Application Security Engineer

Rockville, MD 20850
  • Job Code
    591057
  • Payrate
    $70 To $72

Overview:


Randstad Technologies, a global and national leader in the IT Staffing and Services industry has an immediate need for a Sr. Application Security Engineer to sit onsite in Rockville, MD to join a highly talented and growing web application security team.


This is a long term contract paying up to $72/hr. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.


Objective:


The Application Security Engineer is responsible for promoting, designing, and evaluating security in all phases of the application life cycle. The ASE shall ensure that appropriate and effective security techniques and solutions are identified, implemented, and used.


Job Functions:



  • Software Security Assessment: Evaluate applications for appropriate and effective use of security controls using tools and techniques such as source code analysis, vulnerability scanners, and manual testing techniques.
  • Application Security Control Development: Provide expert guidance to developers on the appropriate selection and implementation of relevant application security controls.
  • Security Infrastructure: Support various deployment and integration activities for security considerations associated with enterprise-wide infrastructure and services such as WAF, DLP, CMDB, ESB, Identity & Access Management, Network Segregation, Trusted Communications, ...
  • Security Awareness Training : Design, develop and deliver presentations focused on raising awareness for crucial security relevant considerations and defensive programming techniques


Job Requirements:



  • B.S or M.S in Computer Science, or equivalent education or experience. Emphasis in software security a plus.
  • 2 or more years in software engineering and development with emphasis on the delivery of secure, Internet-exposed, multi-tier, web-based systems using Java/J2EE and/or C#/ASP/.NET (experience with both a plus).
  • At least one 1 year of hands-on experience evaluating the security of applications using both manual and automated techniques.
  • Relevant tool experience should include code security scanners such as Fortify SCA, Checkmarx, web vulnerability scanners such as HP WebInspect or IBM Rational AppScan, assessment support tools such as BurpSuite, Metasploit, Core Impact, etc...
  • Experience mentoring and leading small teams and demonstrated responsibility for managing security assessments for a portfolio of applications is desirable.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills: technical reports (especially application security assessment reports), technical whitepapers, presentation development and delivery, technical training, etc.
  • Candidate should have experience making and defending sound technical arguments that incorporate relevant technical and business considerations, and building consensus among stakeholders.

Categories

  • Information Technology

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