Security Engineer III -Application Penetration Tester

  • CME Group,
  • Chicago, Il, United States, IL
  • 11 hours ago
Full Time

Job Description


CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day, whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. We're small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.

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As an Application Security Engineer (Application Penetration Tester) you will be responsible for performing manual application security assessments and communicating any findings to the Development and QA teams. Additionally, you will provide application design support and security best practice guidance, in the form of consultations, to various development teams and Business stakeholders.

You will be working with a team of highly skilled Application Security Engineers that are responsible for the application security and security testing of CME Group's applications and services. This is a great environment to get exposure to a wide array of technologies and progress your application security career, while providing value to CME and helping to ensure that our applications are designed and coded in a secure fashion.

Required Experience

5+ years' experience performing whitebox application penetration testing (Web, APIs, Microservices, Mobile, Thick clients); or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge

Excellent skills with application security testing tools such as: Burpsuite, OWASP ZAP, SQLMap, IDA Pro, Kali, etc.

Experience performing manual application source code security reviews for various languages such as: Java, .Net (C#, VB#), C++

Experience with UNIX or Linux.

Experience with scripting languages such as: Python, bash, Powershell, etc.

Knowledge of containers and cloud technologies

Have a passion for application security, willingness to continue growing your skills in this domain, and be able to share your passion and learnings with teammates

Self-motivated and a self-starter. If you have a question, be pro-active in finding the answer and communicate your learnings with teammates

Excellent oral and written communications skills

Preferred Experience:

Experience working with containers and container orchestration tools

Experience working in a DevSecOps and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) environment

OSCP/OSWE, GWAPT, GMOB, GPYC, or other relevant security certifications are a plus

Principal Accountabilities

Perform manual application penetration testing at key points in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Produce documentation (reports) and present the findings discovered during your security assessments

Provide application security consulting services at critical points in the SDLC

Have an interest in continuing your education and staying current within the application security domain


A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related discipline is required; or equivalent combination of education and relevant proven work experience

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Position Id : 5938921
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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