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Sr Application Security Engineer-OPEN TO 100% REMOTE

Company: H&r Block
Location: Orlando
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

What You'll Do...Position SummaryThe senior application security engineer is responsible for validating that application services are designed and implemented with high security standards. The role analyzes the security of applications in tandem with their underlying services, including connected dependencies such as middle-tier systems and databases. Additionally, the application security engineer addresses legacy and emerging security issues, and implements repeatable secure development practices to reduce the introduction of program design flaws that may lead to exploitation. As issues are uncovered, the application security engineer communicates with the appropriate technical and leadership teams to ensure a focus on risk mitigation - allowing for business continuity, but without negligent risk. Application security engineers are constantly assessing applications for weaknesses and finding resolutions before they can be abused.This position is also responsible for assessing the security of applications for business-to-business initiatives, third-party relationships, outsourced solutions and vendors. Considered a highly knowledgeable individual, the application security engineer is expected to recommend programmatic controls, and monitor and manage secure development practices to address modern day issues. Application security engineers think like attackers, but always acts with integrity and do not abuse their privilege.Essential Job DutiesPerform vulnerability and penetration testing.Document security findings with reasonable methods to secure.Focus on automation to aid in efficiencies with both testing and remediation of findings.Work in tandem with developers to provide repetitive validation testing prior to production while allowing for a continuous cycle of development followed by application security assessments.Regularly monitor the security community for public-facing security issues, as well as to learn new tactics that can be used in testing.Attend and participate in application projects and change management committees. This includes interacting with business units and technical teams to understand what is coming and how their projects can be more secure from the beginning.Fully define and follow a security review process to ensure an automated and repeatable process is managed. This can be through the use of dynamic and static code analysis resources.Use security standards and implementation configurations, as well as common security frameworks.Prepare for and manage bug bounty programs.Document delivery and implementation advances that meet defined service-level agreements (SLAs) and business metrics.Align with architects and development teams for a mission of secure design.Train developers and junior application security engineers on weaknesses to avoid.Actively participate and lead security team meetings that facilitate secure design.Highly engage in information security projects that evaluate existing security infrastructure and propose changes as defined by security leadership and architects. Additionally, deliver projects on time, within budget and in accordance with SLAs.Focus on application security that observes compliance & privacy laws.Work in tandem with architects, the security operations center (SOC), incident responders (when anomalous activity and host compromise occurs), and technology infrastructure and development team members. Respond to and handle service and escalation tickets within SLA expectations.Develop security test plans from architectural design. Identify deficiencies and make enhancements to ensure production is not impacted.Drive security efficiencies, enabling security team members to work on more advanced tasks.Conduct performance testing to stress the limitations of security solutions while ensuring business innovation and day-to-day processes are not negatively impacted. Skills And ExperienceWhat you'll bring to the team...Bachelor's degree in a related field or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.5 years Minimum related work experienceExperience in cybersecurity, including compliance and risk management with a system and network security engineering background.Highly technical and analytical experience, with a proven deep background in application programming. Experience in threat modeling applications.Vulnerability and penetration-testing skills.Excellence in communicating business risk from cybersecurity issues.Proficiency in software development.Solid understanding of network and web protocols.Experience with security of intra-company and third-party APIs.Experience with dynamic and static analysis tools.Track record of acting with integrity, taking pride in work, seeking to excel, being curious and adaptable, and communicating effectively.Experience with cryptography controls and measures to secure applications and data.About H&R Block...We're here to live our purpose'ato provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We take our work personally, because we know what it represents: Families and homes. Livelihoods and lives.We've been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we've grown to approximately 12,000 tax offices throughout the United States and around the world. When you join our team, you'll add to the momentum of a forward-thinking company'aone that defined an industry and is now leading its transformation.Sponsored Job#hrbjobby Jobble

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