Web Application Security Engineer

Location: Laurel, MD
ApplyLogic is a fast-growing Veteran-Owned consulting firm, headquartered in Dunn Loring, VA. Our people are our greatest asset and our company culture is grounded on that belief. We offer challenging and interesting work in a friendly and supportive environment. We deliver best-in-class technical expertise to the Federal Government market through IT professional service contracts. 

We offer a competitive salary with a robust Fortune 500 type benefits package: employee assistance, employee adoption, 401K with match, medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, 15 paid time days off, 10 holidays, unlimited web-based training and up to $5K towards continuing education and/or professional development and more!
 
Founded in 2004, ApplyLogic is a Veteran Owned Small Business, ISO9001:2015 certified with over $7M annual revenues and 35 employees. Our growth has been recognized in the Washington Technology Fast 50 and the INC. 5000. We have a Web Application Security Engineer position available in Laurel, MD.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

The Web Application Security Engineer will be responsible for addressing information security requirements during all aspects of our application development process.
  • Design, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of web sites, networks and information privacy
  • Identify, define & implement system security requirements for external and internal facing web applications
  • Designs web application security architecture and develops detailed cyber-security posture
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot penetration testing and vulnerability scans
  • Develops technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable task
 
Required Skills:
  • 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
  
Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of experience
  • Preferred certifications
    • Security+ 
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • Check Point Certified Security, Administrator (CCSA
 
Clearance:
  • Public Trust, or must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
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