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Security Engineer
Ref No.: 20-00134
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
AboutWeb, an award-winning IT solutions company, has been providing excellence in product development, application design, and cybersecurity solutions, since 1998. We are a diverse blend of engineers, developers, and cybersecurity professionals, providing cutting-edge solutions to real-world issues and solving problems for clients.
AboutWeb is a subsidiary of Penacity, LLC.

We are currently looking for a  Security Engineer.
Role will be telework and onsite at multiple DC, MD, VA sites for meetings at this time.

  • Provide solid security requirements and software designs to help mitigate security vulnerabilities at each layer (network, infrastructure, application, hardware devices)
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate state of the art security controls at every step of the design, development, quality assurance, and maintenance of systems
  • Develop, present, and employ best security practices, design and architecture patterns to engineering teams
  • Perform manual code review and analyze security findings from SAST/DAST tools on source code and propose mitigation possibilities to developers
  • Develop remediation strategies based on penetration test findings.
  • More than 5 years of experience as a security software developer or software architect mainly focused on security aspects such as secure SDLC, secure software architectures and code review
  • Very strong experience of OWASP methodologies, materials, and concepts
  • Strong experience in software programming, preferably Java, Javascript, C++
  • Active security industry certifications are a strong advantage (CISSP, CISM)
  • Experience in manual security testing (BurpSuite), DAST Security testing, vulnerability management tools (Nessus) & SAST tools (Fortify) is plus
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and communications skills, fluent in English, French is an asset
  • Knowledge of basic Dev(Sec)Ops principles
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance

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