Senior Security Engineer

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Location NORTHERN VIRGINIA, United States
Date Posted August 21, 2019
Category Engineering, Software Development
Job Type Office · Full time


We are looking for a Senior Security Engineer to focus on Operations Security Engineering, Penetration Testing, and Remediation Support for Infrastructure Operations.


  • Work as part of a team delivering application and network security assessments.
  • Perform web application penetration testing, automated code reviews, and network penetration testing.
  • Manage project tasks and deadlines for teams spanning multiple timezones.
  • Create unique testing tools and integrate vendor tools to assist in project goals.
  • Identify vulnerabilities found in systems; and then clearly communicate vulnerabilities to both technical and non-technical operational staff for remediation.
  • Create detailed technical reports explaining technical and business risk of the vulnerabilities found to include actionable recommendations/considerations.
  • Participate in project conference calls with engineering and operations stakeholders.
  • Provide technical leadership/mentorship to the security team.
  • Contribute to the security industry through presentations, whitepapers and/or research.

Required skills and qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in the following areas:
    • Performing advanced-level penetration testing
    • Performing automated and manual Web security reviews
    • Demonstrating high ethical standards
    • Applying offensive / red team methodologies
  • Strong technical skills in a variety of the following:
    • Network penetration testing
    • Web Services penetration testing (RESTful and SOAP)
    • Familiarity with common open source and commercial  testing tools
  • SANS or OSCP certifications highly desirable
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