Application Security Engineer

Application Security Engineer

Category: Cyber Security
City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States
Position ID: J0521-2598
Employment Type: Full Time
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Position Description:

CGI Federal’s Emerging Technology Practice is seeking a highly-motivated Application Security Engineer with testing experience to join our Cyber Security team. You will join a multi-disciplinary team of security specialists, engineers, project managers and delivery professionals responsible for supporting various Defense and Civilian contracts. You will be exposed to a variety of technologies from legacy to modern applications, with opportunities for continuous learning.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Conduct application security testing techniques, using manual testing and automated tools.
• Create exploit proofs of concept
• Assess new and existing applications and system deployments for vulnerabilities and design flaws, and prioritize remediation efforts based on risk
• Analyze and Respond to vulnerability inquiries and vulnerability reports
• Research and implement new threats and attack vectors that impact web applications and infrastructure
• Collaborate with team members, adhere to established processes and procedures, and meet outlined goals, and deliver high quality work at all the times!

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelors Degree a minimum 2 years experience in system development in technologies like Java, JavaScript, Angular JS, Python, Ruby, .Net, etc.
• Knowledge of secure development principles in at least one environment (i.e. Java or .NET)
• Strong knowledge of security-related best programming practices for J2EE and .NET
• Experience designing and executing web application security evaluations, solo and as part of a team
• Knowledge of the SDLC and experience working with development teams (waterfall, Agile, etc.)
• Hands-on experience with one or more tools like BurpSuite, Kali, OWASP ZAP, Fuzzers, MetaSploit, HP Fortify, Checkmarx. Appscan, AppDetective, Netsparker, Nessus is desired
• Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment-able to multitask and switch between priorities
• Desire and ability to learn new technologies, security trends and help build new capabilities and services
• Ability to document and explain risks and vulnerabilities to technical and non-technical members
• Knowledge of Microservices and Container Technology such as Kubernetes, Docker, etc. Understand how to implement best security aspects to the above mentioned technologies.
• Certification in any of the following is highly desirable: CISSP, CEH, Security +, OSCP


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Skills:

  • AngularJS
  • CISSP
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Microservices
  • Nessus
  • Python
  • Security Assessment
  • Vulnerability Assessment(IAVA)

What you can expect from us:

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