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Cybersecurity Advisor - Applications Engineering

Rosemead, CA 91770

Posted: 04/25/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: IT Specialist Job Number: 20573 Pay Rate: $150,000 - $170,000

Job Description

Join a Fortune 500 company working on critical infrastructure!
  You will be responsible for ensuring the security of our organization's software applications. You will work closely with development teams to identify and remediate security vulnerabilities throughout the software development lifecycle. Your role will involve conducting security assessments, implementing security controls, and providing guidance on secure coding practices. Additionally, you will collaborate with multi-functional teams to enhance the overall security posture of our applications and mitigate potential risks.
As a Cybersecurity Advisor  Application Security Engineering, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?
A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright! 
  • Perform security assessments of software applications to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses.
  • Develop and implement security controls to mitigate risks and protect sensitive data.
  • Conduct code reviews to identify security flaws and recommend remediation strategies.
  • Work closely with development teams to integrate security best practices into the software development lifecycle.
  • Design and implement secure authentication, authorization, and encryption mechanisms.
  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to define security requirements and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Provide security guidance and training to development teams on secure coding practices and techniques.
  • Investigate and respond to security incidents, including conducting forensic analysis and implementing corrective actions.
  • Stay informed about the latest cybersecurity threats, trends, and technologies to continuously improve security measures.
  • Participate in security architecture reviews and provide recommendations for enhancing the security of applications and infrastructure.
  Qualifications  The essentials 
  • Seven (7) or more years of experience in Information Technology, Information Security, Software Development, or Cybersecurity.  
  • Four (4) or more years of experience in Cybersecurity.  
  • Experience in application security, including conducting security assessments, code reviews, and implementing security controls. 
  • Experience and solid understanding of secure software development practices, including knowledge of common vulnerabilities such as OWASP Top 10, Verification frameworks such as OWASP ASVS, and Software maturity models such as OWASP SAMM 
  • Experience with web application firewalls, penetration testing tools, vulnerability scanning tools, application analysis tools (SCA, SAST, DAST), and threat assessment tools. 
  • Experience and proficiency in programming/scripting languages such as JavaScript, Java, Python, PowerShell, Bash and C#, with the ability to analyze and debug code for security issues. 
  • Superb communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with multi-functional teams. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail. 
The preferred 
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field. 
  • Professional certifications such as: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), Certified Application Security Engineer (CASE), Certified Application Security Professional (CASP+), Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), Certified Web Application Defender (GWEB) and/or any other relevant certifications. 
  • Experience with secure coding standards such as CWE/SANS Top 25. 
  • Experience and working knowledge of cloud security principles and cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and GCP. 
  • Strong understanding of basic communications protocols and networking 
  • Experience and working knowledge of containers and container platforms 

You should know 
  • This position’s work mode is hybrid.
  • Relocation does not apply to this position. 
  • The primary work location for this position is San Gabriel, CA however, the successful candidate may also be asked to work for a period out in the field throughout the service territory. 
  • Position may require up to 5 - 10% traveling between alternate work location sites. 
  • This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties. 
  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship. 
    • US Citizenship required as part of Critical Infrastructure security protocols.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sean Goulding
Vice President – Technical Recruiting, Skilled Labor, Accounting And Finance

Sean has over 8 years’ experience with Mattson Resources and over 20 years in executive search, technical recruiting, and staffing. With a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a concentration in Human Resources as well as 16 years agency experience and 4 years corporate in staffing – Sean and his team can assist in all areas of search for your hiring needs. In agency search, Sean has led teams and recruiting services for Engineering, Sciences, IT, Skilled Labor, Operations, Supply Chain, Operational Excellence and more for Medical Device, Pharma, Aerospace, Automotive, Distribution, Transportation, IT Services, Software, Food & Beverage, Retail, and Consumer Products. In 2021 Sean oversaw Mattson Resources expansion and opening of a satellite office in Corona, CA.

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