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Application Security Analyst

  • Location: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, 76155
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

Our client is seeking an Application Security Analyst for a 4-month contract opportunity in Fort Worth, TX!

Duties:

Source Code Reviews:
• Works with development teams to review application source code for security and operational risks.
• Perform manual code reviews of applications that are not compatible with automated SAST tools.
• Provide detailed security documentation to developers, software engineers and technical personnel when necessary
• Provide guidance and recommendation to software architects and engineers on how to correct code related security flaws
Security Assessments:
• Performs application security assessments and remediation activities as part of the application security program.
• Guides and performs security activities including vulnerability testing and analysis, code review, static and dynamic code testing.
• Makes recommendations on toolset modifications and improvements, improvements on development processes and production application security support
• Evangelizes application security program fundamentals, tools, processes
• Ensures teams are validating for OWASP and performing industry leading application security practices.

Skills:
• Experience in static security testing, dynamic security testing, and open source security testing.
• Background with application security assessments
• Experience in application technology security testing (white box, black box and code review)
• Some system administration and scripting experience with at least SQL databases (PL/SQL Scripting, Qik and Oracle Database Tools are a plus)
• Outstanding communication, analytical skills and ability to function in a globally diverse work environment
• Proficiency in performing secure code assessments, and in defining treatment strategies

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience/certification
• Application Security: 3 years (Required)
• 3 years working as a frontend or backend software developer
• Has worked as a developer on a team
• Knowledge of at least one compiled programming language
• Knowledge of at least one interpreted programming language