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Robert Half International Application Security Engineer in Huntington Beach, California


Robert Half Technology is looking for a Application Security Engineer with a Development background and technical expertise with Penetration Testing, Scripting, SDLC, and Vulnerabilities Assessment. This Application Security Engineer role is a Contract to Full-Time employment opportunity located in the Manhattan Beach, California area.

We are looking to present candidates immediately and this Application Security Engineer position will not be open long. You can apply for this position today by sending your resume to or by contacting (949) 623-2673 Extension 29622. You can also connect with me on LinkedIn at



  • Leverage static and dynamic methodologies to identify software vulnerabilities.

  • Work with application, development, and DevOps teams to provide remediation

guidance and perform post-remediation validation.

  • Proactively identify potential issues at various stages of the SDLC and provide

input on issue avoidance.

  • Perform periodic application audits and manual penetration tests.

  • Work with third parties to manage penetration tests and assessments.

  • Collaborate with various groups in the global technology organization on the

development of standards and best practice guidelines and procedures.

  • Participate in the development of application security training plans and provide

input on security awareness and secure coding initiatives.

  • Participate in periodic security and compliance audits and provide/produce

documentation and supporting evidence as necessary.

  • Operate and maintain tools and technology as required in support of application

assessment, secure code training, code review, etc.

  • Maintain accurate and up to date documentation on vulnerabilities and


  • Provide regular reporting to development teams and management on ongoing


  • Interface with global IT and business partners to provide guidance and support.

  • Stay up to date and informed on changing IT and information security trends.


  • Thorough understanding of common application security vulnerabilities and how

to detect and fix them, including OWASP Top 10 and SANS CWE 25

  • Significant experience with application security testing including static and

dynamic analysis techniques and web app pen testing

  • Familiarity with web application firewalls (CloudFlare, F5, ModSecurity, etc.)

  • Experience with multiple programming and scripting languages such as Java, .NET,

Python, Perl, PowerShell, Scala, etc.

  • Familiarity with multiple libraries and frameworks such as Akka, Angular, React,

Netty, Node.js, Play Framework, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of network and application protocols and their associated

security implications (TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS, SSH, DNS, etc.)

  • Ability to communicate issues effectively to both technical and non-technical


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong work ethic with attention to detail

  • Ability to excel in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment


  • Bachelor?s degree in related field or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of experience in an application development or application security role

  • 3+ years of experience in a dedicated AppSec or app pen testing role

  • GIAC or (ISC)2 Certification a plus

  • Experience programming as part of an enterprise development team a plus

  • Familiarity with Salesforce Commerce Cloud/Cloud Craze a plus

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Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 888-490-4429 to learn more about this position.

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Location: Huntington Beach, CA

Date Posted: June 12, 2019

Employment Type: Contract

Job Reference: 04815-9502005709

Staffing Area: Technology & IT

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