Senior Application Security Engineer in Vienna, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Vienna, VA
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Job Description

Are you a highly skilled and experienced Application Security Engineer? Are you interested in working for our key government integrator client? If so, we may have the ideal role for you with our client in Vienna!

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance prior to start.

Responsibilities of the Senior Application Security Engineer:

  • Develop secure coding standards and best practice documentation
  • Revise and update secure coding guidelines and related documentation
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure security coding best practices are followed
  • Collaborate with development teams to support software vulnerability remediation efforts
  • Conduct assessments of custom applications and related code to identify risks

Requirements of the Senior Application Security Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience supporting secure coding practice
  • Strong technical background in software security design, implementation, and data protection
  • Hands-on experience with IBM AppScan, HP Fortify, HP WebInspect, WhiteHat Security, etc.
  • Experience with open source penetrating testing software - Kali or Burp Suite
  • Familiarity with ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET, Java/J2EE, CF, or C++
  • Understanding of web application and database security
  • Knowledge of hardening, input validation testing, or SQL injection testing a plus
  • Clear and effective communication, interpersonal, and consulting skills

Keywords: Senior Application Security Engineer, Software Security Design, Database Security, Penetration Testing, Public Trust Clearance

Job ID: 331544

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 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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