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Information Security Engineer
Ref No.: 18-07492
Location: San Francisco, California
As an Information Security Engineer at our client you will help ensure that our software and infrastructure is designed and implemented to the highest security standards. You will perform security audits, risk analysis, application-level vulnerability testing and security code-reviews on a wide variety of Client products. You will also work closely with other Client`s software security engineers and architects to enhance our application security posture. Top candidates will enjoy analyzing software designs and implementations from a security perspective and will be recognized experts at discovering subtle security issues that appear under unexpected threat scenarios.

Responsibilities
  • Perform security code audits and design reviews.
  • Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities.
  • Advocate security and secure coding practices throughout Client.
  • Conduct research to identify new attack vectors against Client's products and services.

Minimum qualifications :BS in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.

Preferred qualifications
  • MS in Computer Science.
  • 4 years of relevant work experience including experience in application-level vulnerability testing and code-level security auditing, as well as experience in web application security and software development experience in Java.
  • Strong foundation in and in-depth technical knowledge of security engineering, computer and network security, authentication and security protocols and applied cryptography.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong self motivation and orientation toward results.
  • Cloud security nice to have

Top Requirements:
  • 4+ years of actual experience in the below
  • Strong secure developer- able to develop code SECURELY
  • Able to speak on Java, with developer and developer management
  • Information security management knowledge- authentication and security protocols
  • Understand algorithms
  • Able to understand the difference between encryption and hashing
  • Can learn quickly
  • Security fundamentals knowledge
  • Able to communicate well and problem solve

Industry background: Prefer e-commerce (banking background also acceptable)

Duration: Budget approved through 2018, possible extension depending on 2019 budget approval coming in November