Application Security Engineer

Company: Gazelle Global Consulting
Job type: Other

Application Security Engineer

One of my clients based in Malmo, Sweden is looking for a Application Security Engineer for a 6-12 month contract. Contract can start remote until COVID-19 die down.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Application Development, DevOps, Quality Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Infrastructure teams to support a continuous "Secure by Design" model to integrate into the full Software Development life cycle.
  • Discover opportunities to drive integration& automation of application& cloud security controls into CI/CD pipelines.
  • Lead vulnerability management for application and AWS cloud security and provide remediation support and security expertise.
  • Track and report security vulnerabilities and remediation activities to Ikano Security
  • Design threat models to assess security risks with new applications or features.
  • Perform application security reviews, verify cloud security configuration, and assess for secure code development.
  • Communicate technical application security concepts and recommendations to developers, architects, and functional leaders.
  • Promote secure coding practices within the software development teams.
  • Continually research and maintain awareness of current vulnerabilities, exploits, and application related cyber threats.
  • Provide support, maintenance & policy creation, for SAST, DAST, SCA, Container Security & WAF solutions.

Experience and Skills needed:

  • Minimum 5 years of direct experience in application security, software development security, and/or application penetration testing.
  • Application or security certifications preferred (eg, CISSP, CCSP, CSSLP, OSCP, GWEB, CEH, etc.)
  • Experience working with fast moving Agile development teams
  • Experience in Cloud security including AWS.
  • Developing, integrating, and enabling security engineering test automation into a CI/CD pipeline.
  • Good knowledge or Development experience with Java, JavaScript, NodeJs, Angular, REST API a must.
  • Experience with any of the application security tools as SonarQube, OWASP Dependency Track, OWASP Dependency Check, Portswigger BurpSuite.
  • Experience with security in containerized infrastructure (Docker, Kubernetes, EKS)
  • Hands-on on container security tools like Anchor, Docker Bench, Kube Bench
  • Know and recognize application security issues such as cross-site Scripting, cross-site request forgery, authorization, injection attacks, etc. in code and provide remediation recommendations.
  • Subject matter expert of OWASP or SANS.

Local Technical Skills Apps Security, Container Security, AWS Security, DevSecOps; Certifications: CISSP/CCSP/CSSLP/OSCP/G

Languages Required: English

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