Senior Application Security Consultant (Remote)

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GuidePoint Security

 Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation’s top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.

GuidePoint Security offers an inclusive set of Application Security services, including Application Security Assessments for various application types (web, mobile, IoT, thick client), Threat Modeling, Source Code Reviews, Application Architecture Reviews, Application Security Program Management, Secure Development Training, and Secure SDLC Implementation.

The Senior Application Security Consultant joins GuidePoint’s elite team of Application Security experts to deliver the aforementioned services, which involves performing assessments, communicating with clients, delivering comprehensive reports, and providing remediation guidance. You will spend your time focusing on challenging projects and solving complex problems. Our clients will rely on your experience, adaptability, and creativity to identify application security issues that others often miss. GuidePoint Security’s Application Security team's offerings are consistently evolving with the security industry and risks that modern environments face.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Application Security services, including but not limited to Application Security Assessments for various application types (web, mobile, IoT, thick client), Threat Modeling, Source Code Reviews, Application Architecture Reviews, Application Security Program Management, Secure Development Training, and Secure SDLC Implementation
  • Author comprehensive assessment deliverables that are proficiently tailored to both technical and managerial audiences and fully detail the technical execution, core deficiencies, business impact, and realistic remediation strategies
  • Identify, qualify, and conduct Application Security research projects
  • Contribute to marketing initiatives via activities such as publishing research, speaking at industry conferences, authoring blog articles and whitepapers, hosting webinars, and developing security tools
  • Utilize automation, orchestration, and scripting to reduce manual processes, improving overall efficiency while also enabling new capabilities to meet the rapidly changing needs of our clients
  • Assist with Practice development, including improving existing offerings, creating new offerings, and mentoring team members
  • Perpetually strengthen relevant skills, knowledge, and abilities to stay at the forefront of the information security industry
  • Foster client relationships by providing support, information, and guidance
  • Maintain a strong desire to learn, adapt, and improve along with a rapidly-growing company
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Experience with testing tools such as Burp Suite, Postman, Netsparker, sqlmap, DirBuster, OpenSSL, etc.
  • Experience reviewing source code written in JavaScript, Python, Java, C++, PHP, or C#
  • In-depth knowledge of testing methodologies and when to creatively deviate from structured processes
  • Deep understanding of a broad range of Application Security issues as well as their mitigation strategies
  • Understanding of reverse engineering concepts, as well as tools involved such as debuggers, disassemblers, and operating system monitoring utilities
  • Strong communication skills that include the ability to clearly articulate thoughts and distill complex problems into digestible pieces of information during live conversations, formal deliverables, white papers, and case studies
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in Application Security or related roles
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a consulting services role or related internal information security positions
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • Travel up to 20%

Preferred Position Requirements:

  • Internal operational DevSecOps experience is preferred
  • InfoSec community involvement, such as conference speaking, blog/whitepaper authoring, and podcast speaking/producing experience, is strongly preferred
  • Standard industry certifications are preferred

Why GuidePoint?

GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 400 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 1,000 clients.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company’s success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.

 Some added perks….

  • MacBook Air or Pro
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • 100% employer-paid medical and dental with generous employer family contributions
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment

Equal Opportunity Employer

GuidePoint Security, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.