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Application Security Engineer
Ref No.: 18-40083
Location: Branford, Connecticut
Experience Level: 5 Years
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 /Weekly
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
Nesco is hiring a well-organized, entrepreneurial and skilled Security Engineer to analyze software designs and implementations from a security perspective, and identify and resolve security issues. You will include the appropriate security analysis, defenses and countermeasures at each phase of the software development lifecycle, to result in robust and reliable software.

  • Implement, test and operate advanced software security techniques in compliance with industry best practices
  • Develop and manage a software information security strategy for products and processes
  • Advance colleague's application security knowledge through programs and training
  • Counsel your colleagues on secure programming practices
  • Provide engineering designs for new software solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Perform on-going security testing and code review to improve software security
  • Leverage attack tools to test software vulnerabilities
  • Research/identify flaws and remedy development mistakes
  • Partner with Corporate Informatics Security (CIS) teams to share ideas and implement corporate requirements.
  • Work with operations teams to align security practices across solutions delivered to customers
  • Participate in the lifecycle development of software systems using agile methodologies
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, well designed, and testable code
  • Able to diagnose, describe, design and implement solutions to complex problems
  • Uphold Agile team organization using Kanban, Scrum in addition to a suite of Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • Maintain technical documentation
  • Develop a familiarity with new tools and best practices
  • Advance information security knowledge via continuous education (i.e., training, conferences, etc.)

  • Great attitude, strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit
  • 5+ years of strong Java development experience.
  • Hands on experience in designing and developing commercial, cloud-based application
  • Understanding of web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services and Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocol
  • Experience with Linux, AWS, J2EE, JavaScript, JSP, SQL, Oracle, REST web services.
  • Experience as Software Security Engineer including:
  1. Standards and state-of-the art capabilities for authentication and authorization, applied cryptography, security vulnerabilities and remediation. 
  2. Experience with vulnerability classes on the OWASP Periodic Table of Vulnerabilities.
  3. Strong experience in developing and executing software vulnerability assessments (static and dynamic).
  4. Experience with application Penetration Testing.
  5. Experience with software vulnerability testing solutions such as Nessus, Veracode, Checkmarx.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

    Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

RECRUITER: Roxanne Hansen
JOB ID: 18-40083

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