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Security Engineer
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Direct Hire Position
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Applied on January 22, 2022
Job Id #51809 Posted November 18, 2021

• Responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the Application Security Program.
• Assists in the review and update of cyber security policies, architectures, controls and standards
• Partners with IT and internal and external business partners to ensure that security is factored in the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration process for new hardware, software or cloud solutions.
• Partners with Information Technology teams to define and implement processes and procedures required to achieve security control requirements.
• Consults with application development teams on secure coding practices and strategies to prevent and remediate vulnerabilities.
• Participates in security testing and risk assessment activities providing expertise and input to ensure appropriate discovery and remediation control deficiencies or information security threats.
• Provides leadership and expertise to security monitoring and operations team by assisting team during incident response, analyzing complex threat scenarios, communicating to stakeholders, and by supporting root cause analysis activities.
• Organizes and leads table-top exercises to practice and rehearse organizational incident response to complex scenarios and security threat events.
• Champions and communicates security best practices and risk mitigation strategies to business leaders, organization management, and across IT development, engineering, and operational teams.
• Leads by example, demonstrating high performance in the areas of customer satisfaction, collaboration, teamwork and reliability.

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; coursework in Computer Science or Management Information Systems (MIS) is preferred.
• Minimum of 8 years of combined experience within information technology and information security with a broad range of exposure to architecture, engineering, or cybersecurity disciplines.
• Strong background in application development with broad understanding of application, infrastructure, and cloud security best practices.
• Extensive knowledge of secure coding practices, ethical hacking and threat modeling techniques
• Extensive knowledge and experience with security tools and processes, including application and code scanning, container security and security testing.
• Well-versed in DevSecOps including deep knowledge of continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices and automation methodologies.
• Demonstrated experience serving as a lead technical subject matter expert (SME) for a software development, engineering, or security team.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with developers, IT executives and business partners.
• Professional certification such as CISSP, SSCP, etc. is preferred.
• Candidates must be available to work on-site in at least a hybrid capacity. This is not a 100% remote opportunity.

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In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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