CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Application Security Engineer/Developer in Fairfax, Virginia

Application Security Engineer/Developer

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Category:Cyber Security Consulting

City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0818-0865

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal’s Emerging Technologies Practice (ETP) seeks a highly-motivated security engineer/developer to join their Cyber Security team. The candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team of security specialists, engineers, project managers, and delivery professionals responsible for supporting various Defense and Civilian contracts.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Position Description

CGI Federal’s Emerging Technologies Practice (ETP) seeks a highly-motivated security engineer/developer to join their Cyber Security team. The candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team of security specialists, engineers, project managers, and delivery professionals responsible for supporting various Defense and Civilian contracts.

Your future duties and responsibilities

• This candidate will be primarily responsible for identifying new vulnerabilities in web applications, on the UI and code level, prioritizing them and working with different teams on remediation efforts.

• Perform security testing on web applications, using automated tools and manual techniques.

• Research threats and attack vectors that impact web applications and infrastructure.

• Assess new and existing applications and system deployments for vulnerabilities and design flaws, and prioritize remediation efforts based on risk.

• Evaluate new products and technologies, including potential acquisitions.

• Educate and advocate for security improvement throughout the project life cycle.

• Build testing tools and platforms to encourage reusable and measurable approaches to assessment.

• Prepare, validate, and maintain security documentation including, but not limited to system security plan (SSP), risk assessment (RA), contingency plan (CP), privacy impact assessment (PIA), eAuthentication assessment, and FIPS categorization.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with at least 2 to 4 years of hands-on experience in information security.

• Experience and expertise in security management, auditing methodology, and technology risk assessments.

• Experience and detailed technical knowledge in application security and development.

• System development experience in technologies like Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, .Net technologies is highly desired.

• Knowledge of all phases of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and experience working with development teams.

• Experience with System and Application Vulnerability assessment/ Penetration testing.

• Knowledge of secure development principles in at least one environment (i.e. Java or .NET)

• System development experience in technologies like Java, JavaScript, Angular JS, Python, Ruby, .Net technologies is highly desired

• Awareness of security-related best programming practices for J2EE and .NET

• Code review skills are a definite plus

• Ability to document and explain risks and vulnerabilities to technical and non-technical stakeholders.

• Strong verbal/written communication skills.

Due to the nature of the government contract US Citizenship required.

What you can expect from us:

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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