4 days old

Web Application Firewall Engineer

Rockville, MD 20852
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    $80 To $85


Randstad Technologies, a global and national leader in the IT Staffing and Services industry has an immediate need for a Sr. Web 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 $80-$85/hr. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.


The Senior Application Security Engineer (WAF/RASP) is responsible for promoting, designing, and evaluating application security in all phases of the application life cycle with an emphasis on contols that protect and defend applications during runtime.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Application Firewall and Runtime Defences : Triage security events and work with a broader team in developing mitigation strategies for application security vulnerabilities. Tune products/solutions to keep false positives at minimum. Troubleshoot any operational issues as well as engage product support as needed.

Essential Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, or equivalent education or experience. Emphasis in application security a plus.
  • 4+ years of experience with runtime application protection controls such as Web Application Firewalls/RASPs etc. Including deployment, operation, administration, and support.Experience with Cloud based WAF solutions e.g (SecureSphere Cloud, F5 Cloud) and SaaS based WAF solutions (e.g Cloudflare, Incapsula etc.) are strong plus
  • 2+ years of expreince with common Web/App Servers (eg. IIS, Apache, Nginx, Node.js, Tomcat etc.)
  • Hands on experience with the following products: Imperva - SecureSphere, Imperva - Incapsula and Cloudflare
  • Strong understanding of OWASP top 10, DoS and common application layer attacks.
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP and basic networking concpets.
  • Good understanding of Web Applications architectures (e.g n-tier, microservices etc.)
  • Familiarity with common programming languges and technologies (e.g PHP, Java, HTML, JavaScript, RegEx, REST etc.)

Other Desirable Experience:

  • Knowledge/hands-on experiences of AWS fundamentals and security a plus.
  • Knowledge/hands-on expreineces in DevOps and CI/CD.
  • Financial services industry (Insurance, Banking, Investments) experience a plus.


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