Application Security Engineer

Orlando , Florida


Full Time

$110k - $130k

As an Application Security Engineer, your primary responsibility will be to ensure the security of the company's applications and software systems. This is a crucial role, as securing applications is vital to protecting sensitive data, preventing cyberattacks, and maintaining the trust of customers and stakeholders.
Here are some of the key tasks and responsibilities you might encounter in your role:
  1. Security Assessment and Vulnerability Testing: You will conduct security assessments of applications to identify potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses. This may involve performing penetration testing, code reviews, and security audits.
  2. Secure Development Practices: You'll work closely with the development teams to promote secure coding practices and provide guidance on security best practices throughout the software development lifecycle.
  3. Security Policies and Standards: Help establish and enforce application security policies and standards to ensure consistency and compliance across the organization.
  4. Threat Modeling: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess potential security threats and risks in applications, and work on implementing appropriate countermeasures.
  5. Incident Response and Remediation: In case of security incidents or breaches, you will be involved in the incident response process, investigating the root cause, and assisting in remediation efforts.
  6. Security Awareness and Training: Conduct security awareness training for developers and other stakeholders to raise awareness of application security best practices.
  7. Tools and Automation: Utilize security tools and automation to streamline security testing processes and enhance the efficiency of security assessments.
  8. Security Compliance: Stay up-to-date with industry security standards, regulations, and best practices to ensure compliance with relevant security frameworks.
  9. Collaboration: Work closely with other security teams, such as network security and information security, to ensure a holistic approach to security across the organization.
  10. Security Research and Innovation: Continuously improve your knowledge of application security trends, vulnerabilities, and attack vectors to proactively identify and address emerging threats.

Posted by: Amanda Oliver

Specialization: Security - Application