Web Application Security Engineer - Suitland, MD


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Web Application Security Engineer - Suitland, MD


Suitland, MD 



Salary Type:

per year


IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Software-System Architecture, Software-Web Development

Job Description:

Web Application Security Engineer
The Web Application Security Engineer will provide functional and technical expertise to reengineer the design, develop, integrate, test, and deploy the solution.  The Web Application Security Engineer will provide architecture and engineering expertise, knowledge of innovative solutions, and knowledge of commercial and public-sector implementation of best practices to support the Program.
The key areas of innovation that are critical are as follows:
-Improving respondent experience.
-Improving the data products as well as a quicker release of those products.
-Increase organizational flexibility.
-Reduce the overall operating cost.
We are seeking a Web Application Security Engineer to join our IT infrastructure team.  As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for addressing information security requirements during all aspects of the application development process.
-Design, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of web sites, networks and information privacy.
-Perform regular analysis of market trends, hiring opportunities and technology shifts to ensure the Cyber Security program stays current, and student outcomes are positive.
-Identify, define & implement system security requirements for external and internal facing web applications.
-Design web application security architecture and develops detailed cyber-security posture.
-Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols.
-Configure and troubleshoot pen testing and vulnerability scans.
-Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
Skills Required:
-Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field with 3+ years of continuous and progressive experience.
-Certification in one of the following:  CompTIA Security+ Professional (Security+), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Check Point Certified Security, Administrator (CCSA).
-Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security.
-Hands on experience in security systems and controls, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
-Experience developing web applications in PHP, Java, .NET or JavaScript.
-Experience with application security assessment tools such as:  Web Inspect, Fortify, Burp Suite, etc.
-Experience in engineering or assessing the security of cloud, SaaS, and multi-tenanted applications including designing authentication and authorization requirements.
-Candidate will need to be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
Skills Strongly Desired:
-Experience with OWASP a plus.
-Census Bureau business knowledge.
-Strong organization skills with a proven ability to multi-task, handle multiple assignments/individuals simultaneously and effectively bring discussions and issues to closure with consensus.
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States

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