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Randstad Security Engineer in boston, Massachusetts

Security Engineer

job details:

  • location:Boston, MA (remote)

  • salary:$120,000 - $140,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, January 26, 2021

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:817555

job description

Security Engineer

job summary:

Qualifications

Responsibilities:

  • Identify risks and areas of exposure in applications, our development process and architecture.

  • Perform security reviews of source code, stored procedures, datastores, and server/service configurations.

  • Define and document application security requirements.

  • Oversee development of security components throughout all stages of the SDLC.

  • Perform manual and automated security testing.

  • Monitor industry trends and threat landscape and recommend necessary controls or countermeasures.

  • Educate developers on secure coding techniques and security best practices.

  • Participate in development of security policies, standards, and processes.

  • Participate in incident handling and perform application-related forensics activities.

Skills

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Good understanding of RESTful APIs and microservices

  • Knowledge of JIRA

  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies

  • Experience with Python, Go, Node.js, Angular.js or Vue.js

  • Experience working with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, or similar)

  • Working knowledge of application containers frameworks and technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry)

  • Ability to identify security vulnerabilities from source code reviews and testing.

  • Knowledge of encryption technologies, secure communications, and secure credentials management.

  • Advanced knowledge of common application vulnerabilities, (e.g.: XSS, CSRF, SQL injection, cookie/header/encoding manipulation, input/output validation, session replay).

  • Intimate familiarity with web application testing tools (eg: Burp, Parox, Fiddler, Havij, netcat). Ability to write proof-of-concept exploits is a big plus.

  • Ability to define application security requirements and build secure web application solutions.

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills including ability to present technical subjects to non-technical audiences.

  • Self-directed and capable of working in a dynamic and startup environment.

Preferred:

  • AWS Security certified

  • ISO27001, SOC2 certification experience

location: Boston, Massachusetts

job type: Permanent

salary: $120,000 - 140,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

Identify risks and areas of exposure in applications, our development process and architecture.

  • Perform security reviews of source code, stored procedures, datastores, and server/service configurations.

  • Define and document application security requirements.

  • Oversee development of security components throughout all stages of the SDLC.

  • Perform manual and automated security testing.

  • Monitor industry trends and threat landscape and recommend necessary controls or countermeasures.

  • Educate developers on secure coding techniques and security best practices.

  • Participate in development of security policies, standards, and processes.

  • Participate in incident handling and perform application-related forensics activities.

qualifications:

  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 5 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors (required)

skills:

  • application security (1 year of experience is preferred)

  • secure coding (1 year of experience is preferred)

  • Microservices

  • Cloud (5 years of experience is preferred)

  • RESTful API (5 years of experience is preferred)

  • AWS (3 years of experience is preferred)

  • web testing tools (2 years of experience is preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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