Manager of Application Security

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Kforce Technology Staffing
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Full Time, Perm
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Kforce has a client in search of a Manager of Application Security in Miami, Florida (FL). The candidate will be responsible for applications across the enterprise while developing effective partnerships.

* Apply deep technical expertise to evaluate software's ability to meet defined control objectives, determine remediation requirements, and identify impacts to IT and business unit operations
* Establish security goal for engineering teams, and work alongside product and operations teams to implement security requirements & features
* Proactively address application security issues
* Provide guidance and subject matter expertise on application security
* Provide thought leadership on the subject of application security
* Present reports to appropriate IT leaders, highlighting findings, trends, level of exposure and recommended mitigation
* Analyze and prioritize securing software
* Recommend and develop new security solutions, and/or modify existing workflows and SDLC processes
* Build effective working relationships with key partners, such as other Security teams, Legal, Compliance and Audit as well as participate in cross functional teams, such as Security Governance teams
* Partner with security consulting firms, to augment the internal team as needed
* Manage the Application Security team including training and upskilling the team
* Develop and update policies/procedures/standards related to Software Assurance and guide/educate developers in preventing future or reoccurring errors
* Build and lead a diverse team in the implementation of the Application Security roadmap projects on-time and on-budget
* Develop the Application Security team by providing guidance, personalized coaching, and constructive feedback

* A Bachelor's degree in a technical concentration (Math, Engineering, Computer Science) is preferred, but non-technical degrees are acceptable with sufficient practical experience in Computer Science
* 5 years of experience as a Software Engineer/Developer
* 5 years of experience managing small to medium sized teams and projects
* 3 years of experience with Application Security
* 3 years of experience working in an Agile development environment, with an end-to-end understanding of the SDLC
* Experience implementing tools and creating processes to reliably identify security issues such as SQLi, XSS, CSRF, and business logic flaws across large code bases (SAST, DAST, IAST, Pen Testing, Security Unit Testing, etc.)
* Expertise with browser security controls (CSP, XFO, HSTS, etc.), web application security topics such as OWASP Top 10, and authentication infrastructure (SAML, OAUTH)
* Knowledgeable regarding back end security topics such as secret management and service authentication
* Familiarity with DevOps automation tools such as Jenkins, Ansible and Jira
* Experience building strategic, goal-oriented project plans and then leading teams to successful execution of that vision
* Practiced at creating purposeful metrics and key performance indicators that illustrate the team's successes and identify areas for improvement including implementing actions for continuous improvement
* Demonstrated competency with decisiveness, direct feedback loops, and taking proactive ownership of problems from start-to-finish
* Industry recognized Information Security Certification, (i.e. CISSP, CSSLP)

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.
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