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Application Security Engineer



Lafayette, LA, USA · belton, tx, usa · Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Position Description:

CGI Federal’s Healthcare and Social Services Practice is seeking a highly motivated Application Security Engineer to join their Cyber Security team. The candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team of security specialists, engineers, project managers and delivery professionals responsible for supporting a CMS Healthcare Marketplace system and potentially other CMS and non-CMS contracts.

**Strong preference for hybrid (2 days/week onsite) near any CGI Federal Office**
Candidates not within 50 miles of an office can still be considered for this role; Must reside in the United States.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Application security testing techniques using automated tools and manual testing
• Creation of exploit proofs of concept
• Discovery of application security weaknesses, and written recommendations for remediation and/or prevention
• Analysis and response of discovered vulnerability and consultation regarding inquiries from vulnerability reports
• Research new threats and demonstrate the exploitation of attack vectors in controlled environments as they relate to web applications and infrastructure
• Assess new and existing applications and system deployments for vulnerabilities and design flaws, and prioritize remediation efforts based on risk level
• Demonstrate subject matter expertise with tools such as BurpSuite, Snyk, OWASP ZAP, Fortify, Checkmarx, Nessus, and Kubernetes
• Demonstrate the ability to adjust to working in a fast pace environment using multitask skills and independently switching between priorities
• Demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies, security trends and help build new capabilities and services
• Support and consult with product and development teams on matters related to application security
• Serve as subject matter expert for secure coding practices, penetration testing, mobile platform security and all aspects of application and product security
• Collaborate with team members on a daily basis, while being part and contributing to the same project.
• Follow team’s established processes and procedures, adhere to due dates and deliverable
• Support DevSecOps activities, which include but not limited to:
• Consultation pertaining to the implementation/enhancement of SAFe DevOps strategies (certification will be given preference)
• Research and benchmarking of technologies used in CI/CD pipeline
• Automation of security processes using DevSecOps tools in the CI/CD pipeline
• Integration of new technologies
• Documentation of processes and procedures

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Web Application development and security assessment experience will be required to perform the role well
• Knowledge of secure development principles for both Microsoft.NET and API development solutions
• Experience with OWASP static/dynamic application security analysis and common security tools
• Minimum 6 years of experience in system development in technologies like JavaScript, Angular, Python, .Net, Node.js, Amazon Web Services, etc.
• Strong knowledge of security-related best programming practices for Microsoft .NET, Angular 13 and Node.js
• Experience in DevSecOps tools such as Jenkins, SonarQube, Ansible, Terraform, Github, Synk, Docker and Cloud computing.
• Experience designing and executing web application security evaluations, solo and as part of a team
• Knowledge of the SDLC and experience working with software development teams (waterfall, Agile, etc.)
• Ability to document and explain risks and vulnerabilities to technical and non-technical stakeholders
• Knowledge of Micro services and Container based technology such as Kubernetes, Docker, etc.
• Excellent and professional communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to articulate complex topics in clear and concise matter

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $84,000 - $146,900



  • Security Assessment
  • .NET
  • Database
  • Jenkins

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