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Application Security Engineer Posted Feb 15
Request Technology - Anthony Honquest , Chicago, IL
Application Security Engineer


Prestigious Organization is seeking a Senior Application Security Engineer who will be responsible for integrating security into the development of Allstate's applications. The Application Security Engineer will work closely with the product and software development teams, product owners, and scum masters to threat model, vulnerability scan, and pen test the early software, system, and network architecture and identify required control points in the application stack. The Application Security Engineer will also work closely with developers to diagnose, document, and remediate application security vulnerabilities. The Application Security Engineer will also be responsible for evaluating, recommending, and implementing application security related software in an automated continuous integration/deployment environment.

Work closely with application development and platform teams to help formulate and implement a strategy for software security that is tailored to the specific risks facing the organization, including threat modelling and applications security advisement services.

Develop and maintain a balanced application security program based on a well-defined application security framework

Conduct application security assessments/penetration tests and implement tools for dynamic/automated code reviews

Ensure application design and implementation best-practice with role-based and appropriate access standards, as well as integration with Identity and Access Management environments.

Ensure compliance with society, regulatory, and industry standards for application security.

Continuously evaluate the organization's existing application security practices, define and measure security-related activities, and demonstrating concrete improvements to the application assurance program within the organization.

Provide secure application development training to developers and provide guidance on the development of web-based training for ongoing awareness.

Conduct code reviews and penetration testing

Develop and maintain unit and integration tests designed to ensure security controls are tested on every build

Job Description

3-5 years progressive experience in Application Development OR Information Security OR Software Quality Assurance

Experience with one or more languages like Java/JavaScript, C++/C#, Ruby/Python/Perl

Strong understanding of application security concepts for Internet technology, architecture and protocols

Knowledge of OWASP Top 10, CWE Top 25 concepts

We are looking for someone who has passion for IT Security.

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Pay: $100,000 to $120,000 USD
Pay Period: Annual

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