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Sr. Security Engineer
Minneapolis, MN  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on February 4, 2023
Job Id #61246 Posted January 11, 2023

Job Description:
  • The Security Engineer IV will formulate plans and work with Client Development team to integrate build tools with Enterprise security tools.
  • The Engineer will identify security weaknesses and evaluate the risk posture of Client technology portfolio.
  • This role will be responsible for security services delivery, including the use of application security tools for detection, triage, and remediation of security weaknesses.
  • The Engineer will partner with Client development and business teams to explain relevant security weaknesses and provide guidance for remediation.
  • The Consultant is also responsible of performing manual/automated security analysis and look for loopholes of applications written in different programming languages.
Position Summary/Job Description:
  • Bachelors degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field Or
  • Equivalent Industry Experience / Certificates 
Security Engineer (75%)
  • Engineer will lead onboarding of application on to Enterprise Security Tools from a technical or process perspective:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of industry trends and look for ways to apply those trends.
  • Create a culture of high quality technical delivery.
  • Able to scope and stage large projects into actionable and well-defined milestones for development teams.
  • Anticipate risks and technical issues at the applications level and makes/influences development team to follow appropriate remediation steps to avoid possible risk / exposure.
  • Have advanced knowledge and reliability, automation and monitoring practices.
  • Direct full-time information security, static code review, remediation, testing, software development, or software engineering.
  • Familiarity with popular web application languages and platforms. For example, JavaScript, HTML, .NET, Java Groovy, and Python or other similar technologies. 
  • Knowledge of secure development of web applications and mobile applications
  • Hands on experience leading technical integration-heavy in modern security tools
  • Experienced in conducting end-to-end static analysis, using at least one commercial, application scanning tool. 
  • Experienced in application onboarding, triaging, remediation with application teams and verifying proposed findings. 
  • Organize, maintain, and report on project workflows, statuses, and technical tasks.
  • Identify, facilitate, and track on-going process and automation-based process improvements.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies, tools and techniques
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced, dynamic work environment and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical team members
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Work with security protocols and APIs
Project Coordinator / BA (25%)
  • Business analysts to explore app requirements, gather relevant statistics, build strategy, and determine EIP SSCRAM team goals.
  • Ability to possess the necessary information to estimate the scope of work  for capability initiatives.
  • Technical skills: These skills include stakeholder management, data modeling and knowledge of IT.
  • Analytical skills: Business analysts have to analyze large amounts of data and other business processes to form ideas and fix problems.
  • Communication: These professionals must communicate their ideas in an expressive way that is easy for the receiver to understand.
  • Problem-solving: It is a business analyst’s primary responsibility to come up with solutions to an organization’s problems.
  • Research skills: Thorough research must be conducted about new processes and software to present results that are effective.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the current business processes a team has and identifying areas of improvement
  • Collaborating and reporting with development team and stakeholders
  • Support the team to meet their commitments through proactive planning and risk mitigation approach including escalation to the relevant parties and/or the portfolio team as needed.
  • Demonstrates creativity and takes initiative in solving complex problems.
  • Design and build solutions with impact across teams
  • Work requires general understanding of multiple technologies or the breadth of a commercial enterprise platform.
  • Takes initiative to identify and solve important problems, coordinating with others on cross-cutting technical issues
How much time will the resource spend pair programming? 
  • No software development needed for this role
Skills Overview:
What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job?

Security Engineer 
  • 3+ years of experience security tools such as Checkmarx, Sonatype Nexus IQ, Blackduck, Snyk, Veracode or similar tools
  • 3+ years of development experience in RESTful APIs in a modern development, automated development environment with deep understanding of CI/CD
  • 3+ years of experience and skilled in SDLC workflow management tools like Jira, Confluence, SharePoint or similar.
  • 3+ years of bash, phyton, ruby scripting
  • 3+ years of writing / creating CI/CD pipelines 
  • 2+ years of experience new queries and customizing the existing Security tools queries that are not out of the box to find new vulnerabilities
  • Security industry or tool relevant certifications or training
Project / BA:
  • 3+ years of experience with increasing responsibilities in following areas, with demonstrated progression of responsibilities:
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Project Coordinator
Experience as:
  • An Engineering Systems Analyst
  • Technical Business Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst

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