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Application Security Engineer

Cary, NC

Job Type: Contract
Job Id : 307717
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Position Summary

Our industry-leading client is seeking an experienced Application Security Engineer to join their dedicated team.

Responsibilities of the Application Security Engineer:

  • Collaborate cross-functionally to identity security requirements
  • Advise on application development processes to assess security requirements and ensure security controls are implemented as planned
  • Work collaboratively on critical IT projects to ensure security issues are continuously addressed
  • Help to manage application security audit findings and recommend ways to address sensitivities 
  • Research and assess new application security threats, and offer recommendations for remediation
  • Monitor and support application security tools

Requirements of the Application Security Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field; or, equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in application security, including penetration testing
  • Understanding of Java/J2EE web application frameworks
  • Thorough understanding of information risk concepts and principles
  • Knowledge of and experience with developing and documenting security plans
  • Experience with NIST and ISO security management frameworks
  • Understanding of web services technologies (SOAP, REST, AJAX, XML, JSON)
  • Experience in scripting and programming languages - Java, JavaScript
  • Strong facilitation skills and willing to represent enterprise interests at committee meetings/events
  • Excellent collaborative, interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

Keywords: Application Security, Engineer, Security Controls, Audit, Penetration Testing, Java, J2EE, NIST, ISO, SOAP, REST, AJAX, XML, JSON, Java, JavaScript

Job ID: 307717

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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