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Application Security Engineer : 19-05286
Ref No.: 19-05286
Category: Networking ,Systems, Security & DevOps Engineering
Location: Santa Clara, California

Primary Skills: Security, OWASP, CISSP, Assessment/Penetration testing, OpenSAMM or BSIMM
Duration: 12+ Months with likely extension
Contract Type: W2


  • In this role, you will join in Application Security team and help ensure our products and services are built securely from the ground up by performing core application security practices like threat modeling, secure code reviews, security testing and so on.
  • Act as liaison between Security and software development teams.
  • Assist development teams implementing secure SDLC practices.
  • Threat model web applications and work with development team throughout the SDLC.
  • Perform web application vulnerability assessments and penetration tests.
  • Provide security and compliance requirements for software development projects.
Required Qualifications:
  • BS in Computer science or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in web application security testing (assessment/penetration testing).
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to quickly learn new skills.
  • Familiarity with OWASP guidelines.
  • Knowledge of agile and secure SDLC.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
  • One or more Certifications (CISSP, GWEB, GPEN, GWAPT, OSWE, OSCE, OSCP)
  • Software development or scripting experience (Python, Shell, Java, json, Scrum, Jira, etc)..
  • Familiarity with network and web application protocols (Http, Https, TCP/IP, SAML 2.0, OAuth 2.0, Rest APIs, etc).
  • Knowledge or experience implementing SDLC frameworks like OpenSAMM or BSIMM
  • Database knowledge.

      To follow up with any questions, please contact Srikanth at 408-907-6419

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

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