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Engineer - Application Security
Ref No.: 18-04853
Location: Mclean, Virginia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Application Security Engineer
Mclean, VA

MUST:
5+ years experience in IT with a focus on application security
Working knowledge of several of the following areas:
Understanding of business security practices and procedures
Knowledge of current security tools available
Hardware/software firewalls and their implementation
Different communication protocols
Encryption techniques/tools
Familiarity with commercial products (ex. Domain Name Systems, public key encryption technology, Smartcard, Cyberguard, TimeStep)
Current Internet and electronic commerce technology
Active Secret Clearance
Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science or related field and 5 years of experience.

DUTIES:
Role in Technical Evaluations: Supports the Data Access and Storage Data and Interface Architects, Working with the Security Lead, in identifying and evaluating potential sources of applicant security challenges, particularly those associated with access external data sources.
Identifies and evaluates application security related options and implementation approaches to overcome these application security challenges
During implementation: Support the Agile Development Team in implementing capabilities in a way that allows effective application security while enabling equally effective access to external data sources.
Provide support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organizations information security.
Provide support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of firewall and other relation security issues on LANs/WANs.

*Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.