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Application Security Engineer

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Salary: $50 - $57 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days 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: Application Security Engineer
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Term: 11 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Defines specifications and develop code and utilities, modifies existing programs, prepares test data, and prepares functional specifications.
  • Establishes, participates, and maintains relationships with customers and subject matter experts to remain apprised of direction, architectural and technology trends, risks, and functional/integration issues.
  • Testing and deploying programs and applications.
  • Troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining and improving existing software.
  • Analyzes, designs, develops, codes and implements programs in one or more programming languages, for Web and Rich Internet Applications. Create various automated security integration solutions.
  • Develop UI in languages including, but not limited to Java, JavaScript, TypeScript and python.
  • Work with application development personnel and other technical team members to review and help in working and fixing the source code.
  • Work closely with DevOps and cloud infrastructure architects and engineers to design, implement and manage secure, scalable, and reliable cloud infrastructure environments.
  • Participates as a technology advisor to collaborate with Agile squads to deliver business benefits with effective and efficient use of technology Platform(s).
  • Ensures teams are validating for OWASP and performing industry leading application security practices.
  • Performs application program interface security assessments and remediation activities as part of the API security program.
  • Leverages the enterprise SSDLC processes and toolset.

Skills:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training.
  • 5 years of experience working as a frontend or backend software developer.
  • Experience as a developer on a team consisting of five or more software developers.
  • Ability to conduct independent research.
  • Broad understanding of web service implementation paradigms (REST, SOAP).
  • Basic understanding of Cryptography concepts: hashing, signing, symmetric/asymmetric encryption and decryption.
  • Basic understanding microservice application architecture, software cohesion and software coupling.
  • Comfortable learning new programming languages as needed to conduct code reviews.
  • Comfortable with the following tools and technologies: Git, SoapUI, Jenkins, Artifactory, SonarQube, Find Bugs, Docker Experience with deploying and configuring API scanning tools.
  • Experience in Identity and access management concepts and technical specifications.
  • Experience creating continuous integration pipelines (Cloud bees, Jenkins, Buddy, Urban Code, etc.).
  • Experience using integrated development environments (e.g. Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse).
  • Experience with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and scripting tools, including PowerShell, Azure CLI, JavaScript, Shell scripts, Python, or similar languages.
  • Outstanding communication, analytical skills and ability to function in a globally diverse work environment.
  • Experience working within an agile team (Scrum, Rally, etc.).
  • Familiarity with OWASP and the Sans Top 25.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience/certification.
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and implement solutions and/or workarounds.
  • Familiarity with NIST Special Publications (e.g. 800-171,800-53, CSF).

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

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see MatrixRes.com/Benefits for more information.

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