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Application Security Analyst

  • Location: Grapevine, 76051
  • Salary: 74000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

This fast growing industry leader has an immediate full-time opportunity in Grapevine, TX for an Application Security Analyst.   Hours are 8am - 5pm CST and can work 4 days from home and 1 day in the office.  Will work on a team of 7-8 and will work closely with product design and development staff to build security into web applications developed. As an analyst, you will be responsible for maintaining secure development standards, performing penetration tests and documenting remediation steps for developed applications, participating in hands-on training with development staff, and maintaining products and internally developed applications used by the application security team. 

  • Understand how to identify, exploit, and remediate common application vulnerabilities through use of tools and code review.
  • Use penetration testing skills, tools, and methodology to test new applications and services.
  • Enforce secure development standards and requirements.
  • Contribute to application security development projects and discussions as needed.
  • Utilize SAST/DAST and other products to identify security vulnerabilities.
  • Develop and participate in security focused training for development team.
  • Perform research on new security trends, tools, and techniques to improve existing processes.
  • Prioritize and track assigned security issues.
  • Maintain a professional working relationship with other departments through clear communication.
  • Help new team members acclimate to job role and responsibilities.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings if needed.
  • Availability to respond to emergency situations as required.
  • Perform additional duties and assignments as requested.
  • Bachelors Degree Required
  • High School graduate required
Required Experience:
  • Passionate about information security and learning.
  • 1+ years of development experience - Web development and coding languages such as PHP, Java, Python, C#, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of web application vulnerabilities, exploits, and remediation techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Familiar with dynamic and static testing tools and techniques.
  • Familiar with secure coding principles and architecture.
  • Ability to work as part of a larger team to find solutions.
Preferred Experience:
  • 3+ years of secure development experience.
  • Strong knowledge of secure development and secure architecture.
  • CSSLP, CISSP, GWAPT, CEH, or other applicable certifications.
  • Understanding and knowledge of OWASP and other App Sec technologies.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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