Application Security Engineer

East Bay, CA

Posted: 03/04/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: JOS000008453

This company is a Software as a Service (SaaS) medical device company that is revolutionizing the treatment of coronary artery disease. Come and join our world-class engineering team in the development and testing of our scalable platform to compute medical images on the Amazon Cloud (AWS)! The company’s Technology team operates in an agile environment where all members have a deep passion for learning. The Application Security Engineer will be at the nexus of every component that is needed to operate and secure our complex and advanced product. This position will be key in ensuring both the security and privacy of our customers’ data and results across the globe. 


* Provide security guidance on a constant stream of new products and technologies 

* Conduct regular security assessments 

* Research threats and attack vectors that impact the company’s product 

* Assess the security of core platform infrastructure 

* Build technologies to detect and prevent security vulnerabilities 

* Build testing tools and platforms to encourage reusable and measurable approaches to assessment 

* Help development teams build security into the company’s platform 

* Impact the product design by providing secure design patterns 

* Provide recommendations for hardening applications and environments 

* Educate and advocate for security improvement throughout the company’s ecosystem 

Required Skills 

* Ensuring security and privacy on the internet 

* Amazon Web Services (AWS), or another cloud provider 

* Python, Ruby or equivalent 

* Strong knowledge of Web Technologies, Common Application Anti-Patterns and Solutions, Common Web Security Frameworks 

* Static and dynamic security and penetration testing 

* Web services and RESTful APIs 

* Functional knowledge of cryptography SSL/TLS, AES, SHA-2, Common Implementation Pitfalls 

* Nginx, or equivalent web server 

* Linux, Unix, and Windows systems 

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