Senior Application Security

application security, CI/CD, OWASP, Docker, Jenkins, GitHub, Terraform, Java, Container, Scripting, SDLC, aws, azure, gcp
Full Time
$120,000 - $130,000
Work from home available

Job Description

Application Security

Salary: $120k-$130k + Bonus

Location: Chicago, IL/Dallas, TX

***We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role***

***Bonus Eligible***


A prestigious financial company is seeking to fill a Application Security position that will work closely with other members of the Security Services, IT Development Teams and Quality Assurance teams to support application and software security initiatives, projects, and operations.



  • Bachelors’ degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience
  • Experience writing scripts and working with containers in a CI/CD pipeline
  • At least 3+ year experience in Security-related roles or equivalent training/knowledge of security best practices and OWASP and NVD
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and software development/coding: Docker, Jenkins, GitHub, SVN, Terraform, and others.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages including Java, C++, Python, JavaScript, Bash
  • Familiarity with application frameworks and their built-in security services and API’s (i.e., Sun J2EE, MS .NET, OMG CORBA, Spring, etc.)
  • Knowledge of security architecture design and principles including confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
  • Knowledge of automated code scanning tools (i.e.,) and development pipeline tools (i.e.,)
  • Understanding of security concepts and practices, including those for authentication, authorization, access control and auditing as well as best practices (e.g., OWASP).
  • Familiarity with application authentication and authorization systems (i.e., CA SiteMinder, RSA SecurID/ACE, Active Directory, and LDAP)
  • General knowledge of cryptography (symmetric and asymmetric encryption, digital signatures, message digests, certificates, PKI, SSL/TLS, etc.)
  • Fundamental understanding of network and data communications technologies     
  • Knowledge of (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform) Cloud security concepts, best practices, and environments
  • Knowledge of Secure DevOps concepts



  • Suggest security controls and practices to be integrated in the SDLC phases and participation in Security Engineering SDLC activities and toll gates
  • Create clear and concise reports of security analysis for SDLC artifacts and security reviews during change management process
  • Collaborate and brainstorm with the Security Engineering team on new application and application infrastructure technology components
  • Execute self-testing of Security controls and processes
  • Coordinate execution of continuous testing roadmap exercises
  • Provide input into training on security best practices for application developers, architects and testers and coordinate the execution of training plans
  • Participate in the change management process, assist with evaluating the security impact of changes, and suggest controls and make conclusions to approve or reject the change requests
  • Assist in the development of metrics documentation to track the burndown rate of vulnerability remediation
  • Assist in the development of security engineering documentation:
    • Explore opportunities for updates to Security Engineering policies and standards
    • Assist with the development and periodic review of Security controls, policies, and procedures in close coordination with Security managers
  • Participate in the improvement of security engineering processes
  • Help gather evidence of security testing processes for audits
  • Work with development team and Q/A to create development lifecycle documentation, provides integrated systems planning which will enhance current systems and support corporate, business and system goals.
  • Identify automation opportunities and help with department automation efforts
  • Assist with application penetration testing
  • Assist with retesting vulnerabilities to verify the development teams have remediated
  • Review reports of the testing and conduct security risk assessment of the vulnerabilities
  • Conduct code scans using automated tools and risk rate the vulnerabilities according to the organization risk profile and mitigating controls.
  • Conduct IT/Security code review meetings to eliminate false positives and encourage collaboration between Security and IT development teams
  • Assist with application security vulnerability management including implementation of new vulnerability management tools
Dice Id : napil006
Position Id : 7496276
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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