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Application Security Engineer - Health Care Company!

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description

Security Engineer
Our client is looking for a Security Engineer to join their team. They are a respected health care company local to Sacramento and are entering their next phase of growth!

Job Duties:

  • Lead security architecture/design analysis and reviews of web, mobile, and desktop applications with development teams and other stakeholders throughout the company.
  • Identify and complete targeted exploit testing through white-box testing to identify system flaws and vulnerabilities which may include developing scripts or other tools as required.
  • Collaborate with scrum teams as it relates to threat modeling, design review, secure coding practices, static and dynamic analysis, web application scanning, etc.
  • Collaborate with colleagues on authentication, authorization, and encryption solutions.
  • Maintain data and monitor security access to Information Systems.
  • Evaluate new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities and test security solutions using industry standard analysis criteria.
  • When appropriate, suggest new methods to solve existing production security issues.
  • Perform vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments on the organizations current security measures.
  • Plan, implement, and upgrade security measures and controls when necessary.
  • Anticipate security alerts, incidents and disasters in an effort to reduce the likelihood of such event(s).
  • Manage network, intrusion detection and prevention system by conducting internal/external security audits.
  • Investigate intrusion incidents, conduct forensic investigations and mount incident responses.
  • Analyze security breaches to determine their root cause and recommend and install appropriate tools and countermeasures when approved.
  • Define, implement, and maintain corporate security policies and train employees on security awareness.
  • Participate in changes in software, hardware, facilities, telecommunications and user needs when appropriate.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or Information Technology.
  • 5 years' experience working in various aspects of application security, such as security architecture analysis and design reviews, threat modeling, or web application vulnerabilities assessment, API, WAF, etc.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of container security, authentication systems, CI/CD workflows, and Event Management and monitoring (SIEM).
  • Must have hands on experience building Application Security programs from scratch using Open Source tools and resources such as OWASP.
  • Must have hands on scripting skills using Python, or any other scripting language to automate tasks.
  • Information Security Certifications such as GWAPT/GSEC/GCIH/GCIA, CEH, ECSA, or CISSP strongly desired.
  • Experience in an agile environment is a plus.
  • Previous experience working in the health care industry; preferably HMO, is a plus.


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Job Requirements

3+ years experience working in various aspects of application security, such as security architecture analysis and design reviews, threat modeling, or web application vulnerabilities assessment, API, WAF, etc.
Must have strong working knowledge of container security, authentication systems, CI/CD workflows, and Event Management and monitoring (SIEM).
Must have hands on experience building Application Security programs from scratch using Open Source tools and resources such as OWASP.
Must have hands on scripting skills using Python, or any other scripting language to automate tasks.
Posted By: abenavides@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Sacramento, CA
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:9/11/2018
  • Contact: Annalise Benavides (916) 571-7619
  • Pay Range: $0.00 - $0.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-1807-35251