Scala Application Security Tester

    • General Dynamics
  • Falls Church, VA
  • Posted 20 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
USD 74,315.00 - 100,545.00 per year
Full Time


Information security
Web application security
Financial management
Microsoft Exchange
Software development
Security QA
Web applications
Software security
Programming languages
Security clearance
Certified Ethical Hacker
Regulatory Compliance
Health care
Attention to detail
Time management
Apache Flex
Professional services
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Application development
Cloud computing

Job Details

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Home Office (VAHOME)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ178203

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:


Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Information Security

Job Qualifications:

Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST), ReadyAPI, ScalaTest, Static Application Security Testing (SAST), Web Application Security Testing

3 + years of related experience
ship Required:

Job Description:

We are GDIT. As one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government, we own our opportunities to better enable healthcare organizations to identify theirs.

You can make GDIT your place. You make it your own by turning obstacles into action. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you'll play an important role in providing the technologies and services that millions of healthcare professionals depend on, every day. Our work depends on an Application Security Tester (Scala) joining our MATS team remotely to support the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) activities.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. GDIT supports the Federally Facilitated Exchange (FFE) program with new functionality development for Plan Management, Eligibility & Enrollment (E&E), Financial Management, Marketplace Consumer Record, and other Marketplace Health Exchange functional areas. As an Application Security Tester (Scala) you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on an Application Security Tester (Scala) joining our team to evaluates application security in all phases of the software development life cycle. You will work closely with team members to define application security best practices, perform software security testing of web applications and Rest APIs, and perform analysis of security issues to support the identification, interpretation, and remediation of vulnerabilities across a variety of applications, programming languages, and platforms.

*Note: Work visa sponsorship will not be provided for this position.

Required Skills :
  • 3+ years of hands-on experince with application security testing of web applications and REST APIs
  • Understanding of OWASP Top 10; must be able to describe what they are, impacts, and resolutions
  • Beginner-level hands-on experince performing Static Application Security Testing (SAST), Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST), and Third Part Software Composition Analysis (SCA)
  • Hands-on experience using Fortify, Nexus IQ, ZAP Proxy and Jenkins
  • Familiarity with reading and analyzing programming languages, including Java, JavaScript and Scala
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and frameworks such as, but not limited to: SAFe, Scrum, Kanban
  • Must be able to obtain Federal Public Trust clearance.
  • Must have established residency in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years.
Preferred Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 or more recognized security analyst/testing certification(s), such as CEH, GWAPT, ECSA, or LPT
  • Experince with SmartBear ReadyAPI, Nessus Vulnerability Scanner and Linux
  • Exposure to Governance, Risk and Compliance tools and platforms
  • Agile certification in SAFe Practitioner, SAFe Agilist, CSM or other agile certifications
  • Healthcare Service Industry or Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) experience
  • Experience working with JIRA and Confluence
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Strong organizational, attention-to-detail, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • 401K with company match
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
The likely salary range for this position is $74,315 - $100,545. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
Any Location / Remote

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT:
Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. GDIT typically provides new employees with 15 days of paid leave per calendar year to be used for vacations, personal business, and illness and an additional 10 paid holidays per year. Paid leave and paid holidays are prorated based on the employee's date of hire. The GDIT Paid Family Leave program provides a total of up to 160 hours of paid leave in a rolling 12 month period for eligible employees. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation's most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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