Senior Security Engineer

Buffalo, NY 14201

Posted: 11/15/2018 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: IT Job Number: 1203 Pay Rate: Negotiable

LHTS is seeking a Senior Security Engineer for a direct hire position in Buffalo, NY.  The Sr. Security Engineer will focus on enterprise wide security items to ensure adoption of security best practices and coordination of security issues on public facing services.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Work with product teams to understand and mitigate application security threats in critical software components.
  • Design and develop appropriate security standards and procedures working closely with the teams responsible for SDLC and engineering to support secure coding and product development
  • Provide training and mentoring to product teams on the threat landscape, application security controls, and secure coding practices.
  • Stay up to date on the latest vulnerabilities and exploits in an ever changing cyber threat landscape for new security issues that may affect us, our customers, or related products (mailing lists, security blogs, etc.)
  • Sales, Support and Professional Services assistance; ie. help formulate responses to RFPs, Contracts, etc.
  • Assist on customer related security concerns; e.g. review and respond to audits/pentests from customers, respond to inquiries, etc.
  • Review and respond to security issues raised by open-source community (e.g. forums, social media, etc.), clients, developers, new products, tools or threats (e.g.https://www.mailsploit.com )
  • Liaison and lobby for prioritizing security fixes in Sprints
  • Maintain public security wiki pages and blog posts; e.g. publish and/or collaborate on ZCS security blog posts
  • Adhoc/limited manual security testing of public facing services 

Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, information technology, or other computer science related program; or, equivalent experience.
  • Industry training in web application defense, enterprise defense, and/or penetration testing. Certification in related fields a plus.
  • Familiarity with Secure Dev Ops/DevSecOps. 
  • Knowledge of common SDLC Practices, specifically agile/scrum methodologies
  • Flexible, process-oriented, organized, with excellent analytical & troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work in teams and independently
  • Strong technical documentation skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, able to communicate with Senior Technology and Business management.
  • Proven ability to influence others across all contributing teams and disciplines.
  • Strong team player with the ability to build relationships from both a business and technical point of view.
  • Experience engaging resources that are geographically distributed and culturally diverse.
  • Familiarity with Cyber Security & Information Security technology is preferred - Specifically Application Development & Security

Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, information technology, or other computer science related program; or, equivalent experience.
  • Industry training in web application defense, enterprise defense, and/or penetration testing. Certification in related fields a plus.
  • Familiarity with Secure Dev Ops/DevSecOps. 
  • Knowledge of common SDLC Practices, specifically agile/scrum methodologies
  • Flexible, process-oriented, organized, with excellent analytical & troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work in teams and independently
  • Strong technical documentation skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, able to communicate with Senior Technology and Business management.
  • Proven ability to influence others across all contributing teams and disciplines.
  • Strong team player with the ability to build relationships from both a business and technical point of view.
  • Experience engaging resources that are geographically distributed and culturally diverse.
  • Familiarity with Cyber Security & Information Security technology is preferred - Specifically Application Development & Security

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