Job Description

Reference # : 18-01608Title : Application Security Engineer
Location : Reston, VA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/14/2018 / 12/31/2018
Must be a US Citizen and must be clearable to a MBI (public trust).

Position Description
The EADIS program is looking for a skilled Software Security Engineer to take a lead in improving quality of software design and implementation from security perspective. This position would require interfacing with various stakeholders like developers, security testers, clients, ISSO to advise on secure development practices, vulnerability remediation approach and assessment of false positive vulnerability.

Required Skills
  • Software development experience in Java and relevant web application frameworks like Struts, Spring MVC. Knowledge in JavaScript and .NET is a plus
  • Experience with code analysis tools such as Client Fortify.
  • Proven communication skills with both internal development team members and external FEMA business stakeholders.
  • Expert knowledge on OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities remediation approach

Preferred Skills
  • Technical background doing security testing
  • Knowledge of web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services and Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols

Provide primary job duties:
  • Job Duty 1 with % of time ? Perform code review to improve software security (20%)
  • Job Duty 2 with % of time ? Consult and facilitate discussion across various Task Order teams on secure coding practices (20%)
  • Job Duty 3 with % of time - Work with developers to accurately assess description of false positive vulnerability (20%)
  • Job Duty 4 with % of time - Advise Task Order teams and application ISSO on Remediation Plan assessment and implementation approach (20%)
  • Job Duty 5 with % of time ? As appropriate, maintain secure development standards, policies, procedures and provide training to developers and testers (20%)

Application Instructions

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