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Senior Application Security Engineer (Remote)

  • Location: Reston, VA
  • Job Type: Right to Hire
  • Ref No: 20-02556
  • Date: June 01, 2020
  • Job title:

Daniel Ostroff

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Job Description - Senior Application Security Engineer (Remote)


  • Provide security recommendations as a subject matter expert for development teams during requirement and design phases of development
  • Validate vulnerability resolutions and ensure they are deployed to production in a timely manner
  • Tracks open issues and follows up with development teams to ensure they are being addressed
  • Participate in the change management process ensuring that all releases are reviewed by security before being approved for production
  • Provide guidance to application groups on application security best practices
  • Collaborate with development teams to support remediation of software vulnerabilities
  • Providing guidance to the product engineering teams on security testing


  • Ability to perform manual and automated application vulnerability assessments and document vulnerabilities which were found and provide recommendations for remediation
  • 8+ years’ experience in Information Technology
  • 4+ years’ experience conducting assessments using COTS software (Burp Suite, Fortify, etc) and other tools to ensure security of applications.
  • Knowledge of the OWASP Testing Framework and OWASP Top 10
  • Proficiency in currently accepted software development life cycles and associated standards and procedures.
  • Knowledgeable of the current application architectures (Single Page Application (SPA), 3-tier)
  • Methodical and organized; able to manage multiple opportunities, projects, and partners concurrently.
  • Able to multi-task and work independently with minimum supervision to meet firm deadlines.
  • Participate in reviews of work done by peers and provide constructive feedback.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills


  • 4+ years software development using Java, C++, or scripting languages (Python, Perl, etc.)
  • Experience in implementing security assessments within a Continuous Integration pipeline
  • Experience with Unix and Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of cloud application security as well as software defined networking
  • Experience with multiple programming and scripting languages (Go, Ruby, etc.
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies (Kanban, Scrum, pair programming etc.)
  • Understanding of DevOps and security integration
  • Experience with API security testing


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