A good Application Security Engineer needs to have a working knowledge of database management, different operating systems and different programming languages. Familiarity with cyber security software or electronic data, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide. The following is a list of core responsibilities.
Build, deploy, and maintain instrumentation and security controls in and around code
Work closely with the application development and infrastructure architectural teams to create secure code by design and default
Create programmatic code review and penetration test applications to decrease potential introduction of vulnerabilities within the code
Lead and collaborate with developers on secure coding techniques and potential threats
Contribute to vulnerability detection and remediation of technological offerings
Deploy developed or OTS security applications to support efforts
Participate in a cross-functional response to cyber security incidents
Work closely the security team to establish prevention, detection and mitigation techniques
Support the scoping and rules of engagement of penetration testing
Experience in web application development
Secure SDLC (System Development Life Cycle), DAST (Dynamic Application Security Testing), and SAST (Static Analysis Software Testing) experience
Demonstrated understanding of web application penetration testing, secure code review and secure state code analysis
Deep understanding of cyber security techniques
Strong, professional communication skills that maintain under pressure
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