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Security Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-06568
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Location: Charlotte, NC 28202
Industry: Financial Sector
Rate: TBD
Duration: 6 Months + Strong Possible Extension

Job Description:
Enterprise Information Security within the Financial Sector currently seeking an Info Security Engineer to support application security for this financial sector. In this role, the initial function will be to perform Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) retests to determine if remediation of previously identified vulnerabilities in applications was successful. Later, you will work with software development partners to identify and mitigate the security vulnerabilities in applications through Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) of applications. Communication with the business security team, information security consultants (ISCs), operation risk consultants (ORCs), enterprise security group, and development technology partners is critical in this role. You will also act as an application security SME for the development and security communities within this financial sector.
 
The Info Security Engineer will:
• Conduct dynamic application security testing using both manual and automated testing tools.
• Review test results from tools
• Ensure that automated tests are completed successfully
• Configure tools as required to be successful in evaluating applications
• Identify and remove any false positives from automated testing tool reports
• Triage & Disposition results and enforce a Bug Bar
• Verify/validate defect fixes
• Provide application security consulting SME Support to developers
• Assist developers with understanding of security defects and risk
• Assist in defining acceptable solution to fix defects
• Communicate Security risk to ISCs and ORCs to document security issues and controls for security planning purposes
• Help maintain Security Coding Standards and Bug Bar as required
• Assist in the Development of standards as required
• Provide training
• Stay up to speed on 3rd party (inside and outside financial sector) known security vulnerabilities
• Develop and review malicious use cases/threat models
• Maintain a broad understanding of security technologies and products
• Actively participate on improving the security culture and education throughout the organization
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 7+ years of experience in security applications and systems
• 5+ years of DAST (Dynamic Application Security Testing) experience
• Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience with automated penetration tools
• Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience with manual penetration testing tools
• Demonstrated experience with creating and communication of reports regarding web application vulnerabilities to various level of personnel within a large organization
 
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Advanced Information Security technical skills
• Ability to manage complex issues and develop solutions
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Knowledge and understanding of application or software security such as: web application penetration testing, secure code review, secure static code analysis
• Knowledge and understanding of banking or financial services industry
• Experience working in a large enterprise environment
• Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
• Knowledge and understanding of information security industry standards and government regulations
• Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
• Ability to work with limited supervision
• Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
• Good attention to detail and accuracy skills
• Strong collaboration and partnering skills
• Demonstrated experience developing and reviewing malicious use cases/threat models
 
JOB EXPECTATIONS:
• Ability to work weekends and holidays as needed or scheduled
 
Candidate will be required to work onsite at certain facilities in Charlotte, NC