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Engineer, IT Security Platforms (Web Application Firewalls/Bot Management)

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Salary: $60 - $70 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

Leverage the latest technology to solve business problems in a collaborative environment at this Fortune 500 transportation giant. Top technical resources are retained on long term contract engagements.

Position: Engineer, IT Security Platforms (Web Application Firewalls/Bot Management)
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Term: 6 months

Minimum Qualifications - Education & Prior Job Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training.
  • 3 years of technology experience, with a focus on information security technology development and administration, web app development, or web application pen testing.

Preferred Qualifications - Education & Prior Job Experience
  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training.
  • 5+ years of technology experience, with a focus on information security technology development and administration, web app development, or web application pen testing.
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC or other security certifications are desired.
  • Strong technical background with Akamai Web Application Firewall (WAF) and bot mitigation security policies.
  • Experience working with Akamai performance and security tools.

Skills, Licenses & Certifications
  • Solid comprehension of HTTP protocol and demonstrated ability to troubleshoot using HTTP logs and Splunk or other analytics tools.
  • Strong technical background in web development and familiarity with potential attack vectors/methods.
  • Strong technical background in scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, or JavaScript).
  • Basic understanding of DNS, Networks, Firewalls, SSL Certificates.
  • Working understanding of Agile Framework.
  • Self-motivated learning, good attitude.

Language & Communication Skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups.
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently.