Application Security Engineer

New York City, NY, United States Posted 5 days ago

Justworks is seeking an experienced Application Security (AppSec) Engineer to join our Security team, focused on application security and continuously enhancing our security posture as the threat landscape evolves. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated knowledge of secure coding practices and conducting code reviews. You have deep understanding of the fundamental of computing and development/coding with Ruby on Rails, JavaScript and/or other languages. The candidate should also have experience in *Nix environment and the use of common cybersecurity tools.

What you'll do
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to create security requirements and deliver security risk assessments.
  • Conduct manual code reviews, penetration security testing, automated security testing.
  • Deliver education on secure coding practices to product engineering teams.
  • Coordinate internal and external penetration testing. Validate and triage issues with engineering teams for remediation.
  • Implement safeguards and countermeasures
  • Coordinate threat modeling exercises and follows steps to remediate identified issues/gaps
  • Enhance our testing, monitoring and continuous deployment infrastructure
  • Keep extremely sensitive data compartmentalized and secure
  • Detect and respond to security events and incidents
Who you are
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional hands-on application security experience
  • Experience designing, developing and improving access control and other core security functionality
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of secure coding practices
  • Strong understanding of application security architecture and ability to articulate best practices for application security
  • Experience conducting manual code reviews and penetration security testing
  • Experience evaluating, deploying, and managing application security tools
  • Current security certifications like GCIH GWEB, CEH, OSCP, CISSP and others are nice to have but not required
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