Application Security Engineer

Technology Las Vegas, Nevada


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General Summary:

The Application Security Engineer will help validate the organization’s application services to make sure they are designed and implemented to the highest security standards. This person will be responsible for analyzing the security of applications and services, discovering and addressing security issues, building security automation, and quickly reacting to new threat scenarios.

What you'll be doing:

  • Perform end-to-end application security reviews to ensure critical information is appropriately protected
  • Identify security vulnerabilities and risks, and recommend mitigation plans
  • Perform threat modeling, secure feature and architecture assessments, security-critical code reviews, and application security testing
  • Test plans for security verification and assist development teams with security testing methodologies and tools
  • Conduct incident response when a security event occurs
  • Execute ongoing application security projects as defined by management
  • Conduct Application Security monitoring for security processes


What you'll bring to the table:

  • 3+ years of Application Security Experience
  • Experience in vulnerability testing and auditing
  • Knowledge of and experience working with common Application Security Tools e.g. (Fortify, AppScan, WebInspect, etc.)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with any combination of the following: threat modeling experience, secure coding, identity management and authentication, software development, cryptography, system administration and network security
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information/cyber security, or computer engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Amazon Anvil reviews and is an Amazon Security Certifier
  • Preferred Certifications: OSCP and GIAC



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