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Principal Application Security Engineer

  • Location: Dallas, Dallas, Texas, 75201
  • Salary: 57.69
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Contract Opportunity!

Position: Principal Application Security Engineer
Location: Dallas, TX 75201
Hourly Rate: $57.69/hr.
Term: 6 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring operational integrity of Global Cyber-Security Office DevSecOps container security platform.
  • Define a sustainable plan for rolling out container/FaaS security tooling to our development teams through their entire application lifecycle; from their build stages, to protecting their runtime environments.
  • Create knowledge-base and educational materials for our development teams regarding container/FaaS security.
  • Construct standard policies, and rulesets for assessing, and protecting container/FaaS workloads.
  • Establish guidance and provide support to teams for remediating identified vulnerabilities in their containers and functions.
  • Have well founded opinions and be willing to express your disagreement when something doesn't pass the ‘smell test’ for you.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Is it a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work
  • A minimum of 3 years related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience (equivalent work experience = 2 years’ of related experience for every year of higher level education).
  • Advanced understanding of container and FaaS runtimes, layering, and security practices
  • Strong experience with Kubernetes as well as managed deployments such as EKS and AKS
  • Advanced understanding of container orchestration workload packaging such as Helm, Kustomize, etc.
  • Advanced experience with either AWS or Azure
  • Intermediate experience solutioning and working with one or more other cloud providers aside from AWS such as GCP, Alibaba, Azure
  • Intermediate knowledge of Infrastructure as Code such as Terraform
  • Advanced Linux systems administration experience or equivalent skills
  • In-depth understanding of DevOps principles and CICD pipelines (Jenkins, Azure DevOps, etc.)