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Application Security Engineer
Greenwood Village, Colorado  |  Remote
Direct Hire Position
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Applied on November 27, 2022
Job Id #60193 Posted November 10, 2022

Application Security Engineer
  • Experience as senior level web application security engineer--preferably in financial services industry
  • Experience w/ DevOps and DevSecOps
  • Ability to perform web application penetration testing using both automated tools and manual techniques. 
  • Experience with common cloud platforms and cloud security controls--AWS is highly preferred
  • Understanding of static and dynamic code analysis
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, GCIH, CCSP, or other related security and risk certifications highly desired

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DevOps/DevSecOps methodologies and processes.
  • Experience with scripting languages, software development, and Web development practices and languages.
  • Ability to perform network and Web application penetration testing using both automated tools and manual techniques. Capable of managing third party penetration testing engagements.
  • Ability to configure and maintain Web application firewalls and WAF security policies.
  • Experience with common cloud platforms and cloud security controls.
  • Able to conduct security reviews and risk assessments for on premise, SaaS, and cloud technologies. Able to research and evaluate security controls and make recommendations for remediation or improvement.
  • Knowledge and experience with network protocols, network technologies, and identity management principles.
  • Experience with logging, monitoring, and log analysis tools.
  • Understanding of common security frameworks and implementing best practices, such as NIST, ISO, and MITRE ATT&CK.
  • Able to configure and manage Web application scanning and static code analysis tools.
  • Thorough understanding of Web application security concepts, principles and guidelines, such as OWASP.
  • Knowledge of PKI and current cryptographic concepts, principles, algorithms, and technologies
  • Excellent analytical, decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with all levels of management, team members and customers.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and detail orientation, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task under tight time frames and competing priorities
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • High degree of personal integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Ability to provide off-hour, on-call production support.
  • Availability for occasional travel.
Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers.  We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments.  For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $100,000 - $140,000 (salary ranges in other locations could differ). This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.  

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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