Application Security Engineer

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Position at J2 Global

Application Security Engineer

 J2 Global, Inc. is an American publicly traded technology company based in Los Angeles, California and New York, NY. The company provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

We are looking for a results-oriented individual who will be responsible for ensuring the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of J2 Global's data assets. The candidate will be responsible for monitoring and detecting risks to the organization, identifying sources and methods of attack.

The Application Security Engineer will be an innovative, self-driven team player. We are a fast growing business around the globe. The Application Security Engineer will be responsible for building security controls from the ground up. Automation is the key. Ability to balance the risk with business appetite is a must. Communication and interpersonal skills are required to build a partnership with various business units.

The Application Security Engineer is responsible for system policies and architecture, application security, system implementation, and security integration. This individual is also responsible for maintaining the highest level of competency in the security field by ongoing education and must possess a proactive attitude towards learning and applying security best practices.


       Understanding complex technical issues and managing them within a fast-paced business environment

       Identifying current and emerging technology issues including security trends, vulnerabilities, and threats

       Sourcing and implementing new security solutions to better protect the organization

       Conducting proactive research to analyze security weaknesses and recommend appropriate strategies

       Integrate secure coding practices in current CI/CD environments, perform secure code review, assist developers to mitigate business critical vulnerabilities and attack vectors in web applications

       Work independently with developers, product owners, and other colleagues to ensure secure design, development, and implementation of our applications

       Evangelize secure code development practices internally

       Strong knowledge of web application security issues

       Ability to recognize application vulnerabilities and exploit them

       Familiar with dynamic and static analysis techniques, fuzzing, and secure coding practices

       Experience working with common security tools such as BurpSuite and Kali

       Perform Vulnerability assessment and penetration testing and propose remediation approaches to all business unit heads

       Knowledge of securing different on-prem and or cloud applications by using best security practices




        Bachelor's Degree or Associate’s Degree in Information Security, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Engineering, Networking with relevant experience or equivalent experience.

        Industry standard security certifications are recommended.

        Must possess problem-solving skills and be able to think logically.

        Organization and priority setting skills required.

        Meet project schedules and communicate project status on a regular basis to supervisor.

        Work independently or as a team member on assigned projects.

        Attend meetings and seminars as needed.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets