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Application Security Engineer

Herndon, VA 20170
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IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

Your Role and Responsibilities
In this exciting role you will have up to 5 years of progressive experience.
  • The Security Engineer will have hands-on IT experience specializing in security vulnerability management with understanding of web application technologies, application development, security architecture, and NIST 800-53.
  • Must understand application security to include mitigating threats (i.e Denial of Service, Brute Force, Buffer Overflows, Input Validation, etc.)
  • Support technical team with code review in relation to application service pack releases.
  • Participate in requirements reviews, environments compliance support to ensure security best practices are included in the builds. Participate in architecture reviews, change control board reviews, and assist with validation of CCB approved changes.
  • Analyze application vulnerability findings and POA&Ms to provide recommendations and assist with implementation of changes.
  • Perform application security vulnerability remediation, security control validations, and document and track findings to closure.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
3+years of experience
POA&M remediation experience for Web, Application, and Database. (Apache, JBOSS, PostgreSQL, Elastic Search)
Experience with Linux operating systems and command line tools
Experience in network, server, and application-status monitoring.
Understanding of Java development.
Working knowledge in software development methodologies.
Working knowledge of databases and SQL (Structured Query Language).
Familiar with cloud computing platforms like AWS, Azure.
Understanding and experience with OWASP Top 10

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ Years of experience
  • Security Certification (CSSLP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, Security+ or similar)
  • Experience working with Teable Nessus, McAfee Security Scanner for Databases, Webinspect, Core Impact or similar
  • Industry Static content experience (Alfresco, Solr or similar)
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

About Business Unit
The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies

Your Life @ IBM
Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employees strengths and career aspirations
Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

About IBM
With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-11-17 Expires: 2019-12-17

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