Application Security Engineer

Tampa, FL

Posted: 06/24/2019 Job Number: JN -062019-10909
Application Security Engineer
SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.
  • Location: Tampa
  • Shift: M-F 1st shift and On-Call
  • Salary: $100,000-$120,000
  • Employment Type: Permanent
Environment: This customer has a culture of empowerment where team members are trusted with responsibility and decision making. Everyone is expected to take initiative and help when their skills are needed while demonstrating leadership and teamwork. Wouldn t you want to work for a company like that?!

The Application Security Engineer is also responsible for integrating supported systems from customers into current monitoring/management tools;

  • Design, configure, deploy, and maintain Web Application Firewall (WAF) and load balancer solutions (i.e. Fortiweb or F5).
  • Provide expert guidance and oversight in assessing customers infrastructure, network and security systems design to identify risks, threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Diagnose and fix problems or potential problems with customers network, hardware, software and systems.
  • Establish and/or maintain monitoring and auditing of information systems activities and systems to confirm information security policy compliance and provide management with security policy compliance assessments and system monitoring reports.
  • Develop, implement, communicate and maintain centralized information systems policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting on supported systems and applications.
  • Partner with Sales, Customer Success, Internal IT and Operations teams to perform product evaluations, make recommendations, provide support, and implement products/services.
  • Validate and test network architecture and design solutions to produce detailed engineering specifications with recommended vendor technologies.
  • Perform analysis of network needs and contribute to design, integration, and configuration of both networking hardware and software.
  • Coordinate with other SOC Teams, Management, Customers and Vendors to understand needs and develop and implement procedures to accommodate them.
  • Create and maintain operational reports for Key Performance Indicators and weekly and Monthly Metrics.
  • Monitor key performance indicators, determine gaps in performance metrics, and recommend/execute change management techniques for efficiency/quality improvements.
  • Execute daily adhoc tasks or lead projects as needed.
  • Able to perform other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science or related field and/or a minimum of 7 years of experience within a technical network security role.
  • Five (5) + years' experience (7+ years in lieu of degree) in web application firewalls, firewalls, routers, proxies, load balancers, and UNIX-based systems.
  • Minimum of 3 years in an engineer/architect role in an information security related position.
  • Proficient in network protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, SSH, SSL, BGP, DNS, SNMP, and VRRP.
  • Experience working with digital communications, current and evolving network technologies including IPv6, VOIP, QoS, wireless, etc. and an in depth understanding of routing protocols, network security, and network management.
  • Expert in network traffic flow (e.g. routing, DNS, subnets, IP addressing, etc.).
  • Experience working with internet, web, application and network security techniques.
  • Operating systems knowledge and systems administration skills for various flavors of UNIX, LINUX, and Windows.
  • Basic programming and code analysis and scripting skills (Perl/Python).
  • Experience working with federal regulations related to information security (FISMA, Computer security Act, etc.) and NIST Special Publications and process methodology desired.
  • A deep understanding of the as a service business model and the value it brings to our customers.
  • Working knowledge of large-scale networks including architecture and security risks.
  • Ability to administer the operations of a network infrastructure.
  • Basic understanding of programming concepts and code.
  • Professional certifications such as Cisco CCNP or CCIE, Fortinet NS6+, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, Network+, SANS/GIAC (GSEC), and/or equivalent are preferred.
  • Working knowledge of common security industry standards such as: ITIL, NIST 800-53, 800-61, ISO 27001 and 27002, PCI, SOC 2 (SSAE-16).
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