• Application Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-Manassas
    Job ID
    2019-5876
    Category
    IT: Development & Programing
  • Company & department description

    SWIFT provides the platform, messaging, standards, and products & services to over 11,000 customers in 200+ countries and territories.  Our employees are the foundation of this success.

     

    SWIFT has an unique corporate mindset, where diversity, personal development and networking are actively encouraged.  And we think you'll like our office culture, built around the way we work to achieve a healthier work/life balance.

     

    If you want to be part of our dynamic, multi-cultural institution with over 2800 employees of 75 nationalities, in 26 offices worldwide, then explore the vast opportunities, rewards and internationally competitive packages that are waiting for you here at SWIFT.

     

    The Global Security team is looking for a talented and dynamic information security young professional. The department itself is responsible for the logical security of the SWIFT information systems from risk management, security implementation follow up, penetration testing and security compliance.


    You will be part of a multi-cultural team of security experts in areas ranging from internal security standards, risk management, cryptography, application security and penetration testing. Your main task will be as a driver to continue developing practices related to secure coding and security testing of SWIFT

     

    This is an opportunity to work for a dynamic company recognizing security as a strategic value. You will work in a constantly evolving environment using latest technologies and will be a key contributor to protect SWIFT internal network against cyber-attacks. You will demonstrate cyber analytical skills to incident analysis, coordination and response.

    Responsibilities

    • Help development teams strengthen secure coding practices for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. This will be achieved by, for example, enhancing code scanning to detect insecure code, vulnerable embedded open source components, detecting insecure cryptographic primitives and delivering training to software developers.
    • Establish security standards and guidelines for secure deployment of enterprise applications in Cloud
    • Provide support to IT delivery teams in for security requirement as part of DevSecOps
    • Analyze opportunities to enhance our security testing practices, including formalizing misuse case analysis and defining an application level fuzzing approach.
    • Provide technical assistance during software design activities.  
    • Research and assess new threats and security alerts and recommend remedial actions.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field; or equivalent work experience
    • At least 2 + years of work experience in IT security
    • Knowledge of secure coding and security testing practices
    • Knowledge of security practices in data encryption at rest and in transit
    • Knowledge of data security from the perspective of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS
    • Knowledge in Linux, change management and versioning tools such as Git & BitBucket
    • Experience in shell scripting (ksh, perl, awk ,sed)
    • Ability to self-learn in fast paced technical environment
    • Strong analytical and communication skills

    What we offer

    SWIFT Manassas is one of two offices in the Virginia area, located a short drive from Washington DC. Over 200 employees enjoy a busy social calendar with events throughout the year, as well as being heavily involved in charitable work, with partners such as United Way, Toys for Tots and more. 

     

    We offer:

    • Competitive salary and bonus with exceptional benefits /100% company paid Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
    • 401(k) matching
    • Excellent training and career development opportunities
    • Career Advancement 
    • 4 weeks paid vacation & 12 Public Holidays
    • Friendly, professional, stable working environment where one can grow in their career
    • Company Functions & Community Outreach Programs 

    SWIFT is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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