Application Security Engineer (OWASP)

Fort Worth, TX

Onsite  -  IT - Security  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-02750

Title: Application Security Engineer
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Duration: 12 months with extension
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.
 
Skillset / Experience:

Application security responsibilities:

• Defines specifications and develop code and utilities, modifies existing programs, prepares test data, and prepares functional specifications.
• Establishes, participates, and maintains relationships with customers and subject matter experts to remain apprised of direction, architectural and technology trends, risks, and functional/integration issues.
• Testing and deploying programs and applications
• Troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining and improving existing software
• Analyzes, designs, develops, codes and implements programs in one or more programming languages, for Web and Rich Internet Applications. Create various automated security integration solutions.
• Develop UI in languages including, but not limited to Java, JavaScript, TypeScript and python.
• Work with application development personnel and other technical team members to review and help in working and fixing the source code.
• Work closely with DevOps and cloud infrastructure architects and engineers to design, implement and manage secure, scalable, and reliable cloud infrastructure environments
• Participates as a technology advisor to collaborate with Agile squads to deliver business benefits with effective and efficient use of technology Platform(s)
• Ensures teams are validating for OWASP and performing industry leading application security practices.
• Performs application program interface security assessments and remediation activities as part of the API security program.
• Leverages the enterprise SSDLC processes and toolset.

Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
• 5 years of experience working as a frontend or backend software developer
• Experience as a developer on a team consisting of five or more software developers
• Ability to conduct independent research
• Broad understanding of web service implementation paradigms (REST, SOAP)
• Basic understanding of Cryptography concepts: hashing, signing, symmetric/asymmetric encryption and decryption
• Basic understanding microservice application architecture, software cohesion and software coupling
• Comfortable learning new programming languages as needed to conduct code reviews
• Comfortable with the following tools and technologies: Git, SoapUI, Jenkins, Artifactory, SonarQube, Find Bugs, Docker Experience with deploying and configuring API scanning tools
• Experience in Identity and access management concepts and technical specifications
• Experience creating continuous integration pipelines (Cloud bees, Jenkins, Buddy, Urban Code, etc.)
• Experience using integrated development environments (e.g. Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse)
• Experience with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and scripting tools, including PowerShell, Azure CLI, JavaScript, Shell scripts, Python, or similar languages.
• Outstanding communication, analytical skills and ability to function in a globally diverse work environment
• Experience working within an agile team (Scrum, Rally, etc.)
• Familiarity with OWASP and the San’s Top 25

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience/certification
• Ability to analyze complex problems and implement solutions and/or workarounds
• Familiarity with NIST Special Publications (e.g. 800-171,800-53, CSF)
 
Our benefits package includes: (EXCLUDE on perm placements)

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • …and much more!

 
About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.
 
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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