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Application Security Consultant

Job Description



Description:

Seeking to hire an Applications Security Engineer / Specialist via a 6 month contract with a possibility to convert to an employee in 2021.


We will be looking for an application security specialist with the following skills (at a minimum)

• Veracode SAST / DAST / SCA

• An understanding of programming languages and vulnerabilities, preferably OWASP Top 10

• Knowledge of Web Application Firewalls

o F5 Silverline

o Microsoft Azure Front Door WAF

• Excellent Communications Skills


Additional responsibilities may also include

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Manage platform lifecycle, build monitoring, build app profile standards in web application firewall

• Onboard, manage and troubleshoot applications in the web application firewall

• Fulfill and work to automate resolution of support incidents and requests

• Maintain healthy operational state of vulnerability management tools

• Address vulnerabilities including deployment of specialized controls or infrastructure changes

• Act as a consultant / subject matter expert to projects and other business units when it comes to risk analysis and determination

• Participate in providing 24x7 support in production systems as necessary

• Performs other duties as assigned



Skills:

application security, vulnerability, Veracode, SAST, DAST, SCA, OWASP, OWASP Top 10, WAF, Web Application Firewall, F5, Silverline, Microsoft Azure Front Door, application development, code, Vulnerabilities, Security, Application



Top Skills Details:

1. Application Security Engineering Background - Candidate should have thorough knowledge of Veracode (SAST/DAST/SCA)


2. Thorough understanding of programming languages & vulnerabilities, preferably OWASP Top 10


3. Ability to coach developers on how to remediate technical development issues. They need to understand code and how to review it


4. WAF (F5, MS Azure Front Door) - Should have the ability to configure the WAF, understand what policies should look like, what they should not look like and how they should function, how to tune rules and make them more efficient


The role will sit 100% remote to start but we're ultimately looking for someone who has flexibility to be on-site to work alongside the developers in the Greater Chicago area.



Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Job Requirements:

• Computer Science bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience with progressive job responsibilities

• Minimum 5 years hands on IT experience maintaining systems, networks and/or developing applications

• Proficiency in management of security tools including web application firewall, vulnerability management, patch management, antivirus

• A proven track record performing risk assessments, security plans, and security analysis

• Security certifications (CISSP, OSCP, etc.) are a plus

• Strong analysis, presentation, writing, and communication skills

Preferred Skills:

• Experience in PowerShell, Python, .NET or other languages preferred

• Experience in F5 Silverline, Rapid 7 Nexpose, CISCO Umbrella a plus



Experience Level:

Intermediate Level





About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Location US-IL-Westchester
Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
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TEKsystems, Inc

We’re partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That’s the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company. Learn More

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Job Description



Description:

Seeking to hire an Applications Security Engineer / Specialist via a 6 month contract with a possibility to convert to an employee in 2021.


We will be looking for an application security specialist with the following skills (at a minimum)

• Veracode SAST / DAST / SCA

• An understanding of programming languages and vulnerabilities, preferably OWASP Top 10

• Knowledge of Web Application Firewalls

o F5 Silverline

o Microsoft Azure Front Door WAF

• Excellent Communications Skills


Additional responsibilities may also include

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Manage platform lifecycle, build monitoring, build app profile standards in web application firewall

• Onboard, manage and troubleshoot applications in the web application firewall

• Fulfill and work to automate resolution of support incidents and requests

• Maintain healthy operational state of vulnerability management tools

• Address vulnerabilities including deployment of specialized controls or infrastructure changes

• Act as a consultant / subject matter expert to projects and other business units when it comes to risk analysis and determination

• Participate in providing 24x7 support in production systems as necessary

• Performs other duties as assigned



Skills:

application security, vulnerability, Veracode, SAST, DAST, SCA, OWASP, OWASP Top 10, WAF, Web Application Firewall, F5, Silverline, Microsoft Azure Front Door, application development, code, Vulnerabilities, Security, Application



Top Skills Details:

1. Application Security Engineering Background - Candidate should have thorough knowledge of Veracode (SAST/DAST/SCA)


2. Thorough understanding of programming languages & vulnerabilities, preferably OWASP Top 10


3. Ability to coach developers on how to remediate technical development issues. They need to understand code and how to review it


4. WAF (F5, MS Azure Front Door) - Should have the ability to configure the WAF, understand what policies should look like, what they should not look like and how they should function, how to tune rules and make them more efficient


The role will sit 100% remote to start but we're ultimately looking for someone who has flexibility to be on-site to work alongside the developers in the Greater Chicago area.



Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Job Requirements:

• Computer Science bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience with progressive job responsibilities

• Minimum 5 years hands on IT experience maintaining systems, networks and/or developing applications

• Proficiency in management of security tools including web application firewall, vulnerability management, patch management, antivirus

• A proven track record performing risk assessments, security plans, and security analysis

• Security certifications (CISSP, OSCP, etc.) are a plus

• Strong analysis, presentation, writing, and communication skills

Preferred Skills:

• Experience in PowerShell, Python, .NET or other languages preferred

• Experience in F5 Silverline, Rapid 7 Nexpose, CISCO Umbrella a plus



Experience Level:

Intermediate Level





About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements

 
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