AppSec Analyst with Security Clearance

Company: PatchAdvisor
Location: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 11.FEB.2024

Summary

The AppSec Analyst is responsible for ensuring the security of the organization's applications by identifying, analyzing, and mitigating sec...

Description

The AppSec Analyst is responsible for ensuring the security of the organization's applications by identifying, analyzing, and mitigating security vulnerabilities. The AppSec Analyst will report to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and work closely with other members of the information security team. This individual will be responsible for performing application security assessments, conducting security testing, and working with development teams to ensure secure coding practices are followed. Key Responsibilities:
• Perform application security assessments to identify vulnerabilities in applications and systems
• Conduct security testing of applications using both manual and automated techniques
• Collaborate with development teams to ensure secure coding practices are followed throughout the software development lifecycle
• Develop and maintain application security policies, standards, and guidelines
• Stay up-to-date with the latest application security trends and best practices
• Work with cross-functional teams to remediate identified vulnerabilities
• Document and report security findings to management and other stakeholders
• Participate in incident response activities; as needed • Maintain security controls and tools to ensure the protection of applications and data Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field
• At least 3 years of experience in application security or related field
• Strong knowledge of application security concepts and best practices
• Experience with security testing tools such as Burp Suite, OWASP ZAP, or Nessus
• Experience with web application development frameworks such as Java, .NET, or Ruby on Rails
• Knowledge of secure coding practices and OWASP Top 10
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities Preferred Qualifications:
• Relevant industry certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
• Experience with mobile application security testing
• Familiarity with cloud security and DevSecOps methodologies This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and benefits. The AppSec Analyst will report to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and work closely with other members of the information security team.

 
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