Application Security Engineer

  • GEICO,
  • Chevy Chase, MD
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Agile, Change Management, CISSP, Development, Java, Lifecycle, Management, Programming, Security
Full Time, Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Ready to make an impact? If so, please read on!

The Enterprise Application Security Team is looking to hire a Application Security Engineer . You will play a key role in implementing, directing, and improving our Secure Development Lifecycle. This position will have a heavy influence on the direction of our security policies and standards, as the position will require the development and socialization of those standards across our development teams. You will be required to work hand in hand with development teams to review application design and security of code. The ideal candidate will have a desire to work in a dynamic environment, have an excellent work ethic, have great communication skills, and be a self-starter. Applicant must be a team player with a positive attitude who is motivated to work toward common goals.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Review security standards and evaluate gaps

Provide guidance to application teams on security best practices throughout all phases of development

Develop and deliver application security training to development teams

Track and review code vulnerabilities to resolution

Mentor junior members of the team and assist with skill development

Participate in the change management process ensuring that all releases are compliant with security standards

Would you like to join this innovative team? If so, do you meet these qualifications?

Candidate Qualifications:

5 +years of development or security-related experience

Knowledgeable of various programming languages and platforms (e.g., Java, .Net, Swift)

Knowledgeable of the OWASP Top 10

An understanding of various application development methodologies, e.g., Agile;

Certification related to Information Security (Security+, CISSP
, CSSLP, GIAC) preferred.


For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

How to Apply

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Company Information

We're more than just car insurance and a cute, green spokes-lizard. We're a place with more than 30,000 driven, innovative people specializing in information technology, sales, customer service, actuary, claims and much more.
Dice Id : geicodc
Position Id : R0004783

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