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Sr. Lead CISSP Application Engineer 4048

Mclean, VA 22102

Posted: 03/29/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT/Computing Job Number: 3020 Remote Friendly: Hybrid

Job Description

Sr. Lead CISSP Application Security Engineer
Mclean, Virginia (hybrid)
1 year+ contract

IMMEDIATE NEW JOB OPENING for a Sr. Lead Application Security Engineer to join our team and work in a hybrid role at our client’s global HQs based out of Mclean, Virginia.  As Senior Lead Engineer for Application Security Architecture team, you will work closely with the application team to help implement security solutions that are tailored to the specific risks facing the organization. You will be an influential technical lead, who will work across a heavily matrixed global organization to aggressively drive secure discipline for customer and enterprise applications, as well as lead cybersecurity function for critical platforms. You will play an important role to help manage the compliance of policies and standards as a function of an end-to-end SDLC project lifecycle.

Position Summary:
As a Senior Lead Engineer, Application Security Architecture, you will play a meaningful role in maintaining the controls that enable our organization to operate efficiently, cost effectively, and within compliance standards. Engineers will also assist others in interpreting, understanding, and applying information security policies and standards to mitigate information security risks. This position works closely with other members of the Information Security and the Legal Compliance organizations, in a coordinated and focused manner. Specifically, you will be responsible to:

Job Duties:
  • Develop advanced security solutions to meet the requirements of key stakeholders to ensure that solutions are secure, scalable, available, resilient, technically proficient, performance efficient, and fit into overall architecture models.
  • Create and maintain security architecture strategies, patterns, standards, and guidelines which balance business priorities, information security risks, emerging threats, and best practice security application architecture to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets.
  • Continuously evaluate the organization’s existing application security practices, help define and measure security-related activities, and demonstrate concrete improvements to the application assurance program within the organization.
  • Lead the evaluations of technologies and software products to determine the feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities within the product suite.
  • Guide and contribute extensively to the ongoing collection, development, review and adoption of architecture and development standards and best practices.
  • Actively participate in the governance process associated with application security and technology standards.
  • Use coding languages or scripting methodologies to solve a problem with a custom workflow.
Required Skills:
  • Working knowledge of one or more following technologies: Atlassian Stack, Node.js, react, relay, GraphQL and NOSQL database such Couchbase.
  • Experience with AWS Cloud environment and cloud security concepts and architecture.
  • Experience reviewing application design, software framework, and infrastructure to identify issues. Capable of assessing underlying components (e.g., databases, servers), configuration, and security access controls.
  • Experience with static code scan tools (e.g., Fortify, Checkmarx) and dynamic scanning tools (e.g., Burp, Qualys).
  • Experience with development CI/CD tools such as Git, Jira, GitLab, or Jenkins.
  • Familiarity with container orchestration services, especially Kubernetes.\
  • At least three years’ experience and proficient in a one of the public clouds such as AWS, Azure, GCP or Alicloud.
  • Experience developing and authoring application security architectures, standards, and guidelines.
  • Experience communicating application security requirements and risk to IT teams and business partners.
  • Experience reviewing application design, software framework, and infrastructure to identify risks. Capable of assessing underlying components (e.g., databases, servers), configuration, and security access controls.
  • Experience with DevSecOps and integrating security tools into a secure CI/CD pipeline.
  • 5+ years of experience combined with exposure to product development and web development on J2EE platforms or alternate technology stacks.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with AWS Cloud technologies or alternate public cloud providers.
  • Minimum Years of Experience: 3+ year of product development and web development on J2EE platforms or alternate technology stacks.
  • Minimum Years of Experience: 3 yr.+ experience working with AWS/Azure Cloud design and architecture e.g., SaaS, IaaS, PaaS
  • Certification: CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) or CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).
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Meet Your Recruiter

Lana Arnold
President, CEO

Lana Arnold has a diverse background in technical recruiting, business development, project management, and management. She has worked with numerous Fortune 50, 100, 500 companies as well as small start-ups across multiple vertical markets. She has experience managing large enterprise accounts as well as managing a team of recruiters to ensure quality and talent are placed on the job. To add to her industry experience Lana also has extensive experience partnering with numerous VMS systems and applicant tracking devises.
Mrs. Arnold holds a Bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University as well as a Minor in Professional Writing. Along with her professional career, she is always involved in a variety of networking groups and charitable organizations.

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