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US-DC-Washington: Senior Application Security Specialist

Date: _27-Feb-2012_
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Senior Application Security Specialist

* Bachelorís degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or related discipline required.

* Five years of prior experience in a software development role using one or more of the following languages: Java (preferred), ColdFusion, and PHP. At least one year in a dedicated application security role desirable.

* Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) with emphasis in REST and SOAP based web services.

* Knowledge of the Java Spring framework.

* Hands-on experience with IBM AppScan or other application vulnerability scanner.

* Knowledge of Internet-based application hosting platforms, including WebSphere, Apache/Tomcat/Linux, and IIS/Windows.

* Knowledge of databases, including Oracle and MS SQL desirable.

* Knowledge of PKI and use of common encryption libraries.

* Must be familiar with risk analysis and application vulnerability assessment methodologies, as well as information security concepts and methodologies.

* Solid and current understanding of application security vulnerabilities and countermeasures. Must be able to provide and recommend remediation approach and not just provide vulnerability information.

* Strong team-oriented interpersonal skills

* Ability to work effectively in a deadline-driven environment.

* Professional security certifications a plus.

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