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Security Engineer

Rockville, MD

Job Type: Contract
Job Id : 309399
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Position Summary

Our client is dedicated to ensuring the integrity of the financial market and protecting investors.  With over a dozen various “Best Places to Work” awards, our client has proven that a position with them is more than a just a job.  They are currently looking for a Security Engineer now to join their award winning team.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the Security Engineer:

  • Lead the identification and prioritization of security requirement shortcomings and associated technical solutions
  • Serve as the embedded security subject matter experience
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend new security technologies to improve security posture of the organization
  • Promote information security policies and procedures
  • Engage in process improvement initiatives 
  • Act as a mentor to junior staff

Requirements of the Security Engineer:

  • Hands-on experience with common industry threat modeling methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of how to identify and test common AppSec issues 
  • Understanding of common security categorization schemes, like STRIDE, and risk ranking models like DREAD, CVSS, and OWASP
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services security models and configuration
  • Experience building and delivering training content to security professionals

Keywords: Security Engineer, Information Security, Cyber Security, Incident Response, Issue Resolution, AppSec, STRIDE, DREAD, CVSS, OWASP

Job ID: 309399

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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