Application Security Engineer - Cyber Security
$100k - $150k
Application Security Engineer
Location: Orlando, Florida (On-site position)
Company Overview: We are a leading technology company dedicated to developing and securing advanced systems for the Department of Defense (DoD). Our cutting-edge solutions play a crucial role in national security. We are seeking a talented Application Security Engineer to join our dynamic team in Orlando, Florida. This is an exciting opportunity to work on DoD systems and contribute to the defense infrastructure of our nation.
Job Description: As an Application Security Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring the security of our software applications used in DoD systems. Your expertise in threat assessment, software engineering, offensive security tools and adversary techniques, and cyber range environments will be critical in identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities. You will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing secure coding practices and conducting thorough security assessments. This position requires a strong technical background, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
- Conduct comprehensive threat assessments and vulnerability analysis of software applications.
- Develop and implement secure coding practices and standards.
- Perform code reviews to identify security flaws and suggest remediation measures.
- Utilize offensive security tools and adversary techniques to simulate attacks and identify weaknesses.
- Collaborate with software engineering teams to implement security controls during the development lifecycle.
- Conduct penetration testing and security assessments to identify vulnerabilities and recommend solutions.
- Develop and maintain security documentation, including policies, procedures, and guidelines.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest security trends, tools, and techniques.
- Build and maintain cyber range environments for testing and training purposes.
- Provide technical guidance and support to other team members.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in application security or a similar role.
- Strong background in threat assessment, software engineering, and offensive security techniques.
- Familiarity with common security frameworks such as OWASP Top 10 and NIST.
- Experience with offensive security tools like Metasploit, Burp Suite, and Kali Linux.
- Knowledge of secure coding practices, common vulnerabilities, and best practices for mitigation.
- Familiarity with cyber range environments and hands-on experience with security testing methodologies.
- Professional certifications such as CISSP, CEH, or OSCP are highly desirable.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Application Instructions: If you are a motivated and skilled professional looking to make a significant impact in the field of application security, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications to [company email]. Be sure to include "Application Security Engineer - Orlando" in the subject line. Only qualified candidates based in Orlando, Florida, will be considered. This is a full-time, on-site position, requiring 5 days of office presence per week.
Note: Due to the nature of our work with the Department of Defense, all applicants will be subject to a thorough background check and may require security clearance.
We appreciate your interest in joining our team and thank all applicants for their time and effort. We will reach out to candidates whose qualifications best meet our requirements.
Posted by: Lauren Proctor