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Application Security Engineer, Senior

Booz Allen

Apr 21

Application Security Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Work with the client and application community to maintain a resilient security posture for highly visible applications. Remediate application security flaws in conjunction with the application security team. Lead security discussions with the application teams to prescribe security best practices within their development life cycle. Perform dynamic and static application performance testing, perform security requirements creation or generation level threat modeling leveraging tools, including SD Elements, and perform application-level testing using applications, including Burp Suite. Work with the latest OWASP frameworks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with Java, Python, .NET, or C#

  • 3+ years of experience with using the design and implementation of enterprise-wide security controls to secure applications, systems, networks, or infrastructure services

  • 3+ years of experience with supporting Veracode Static Application Security Testing (SAST), Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST), and IDE Plug-in environments

  • Experience with Eclipse, JDeveloper, including pipeline development, or Visual Studio

  • Experience with securing enterprise web applications and OWASP Top 10, CVSS, CWE, WASC, and SANS-25

  • Knowledge of web protocols and a command line tool

  • Knowledge of federal compliance standards, including NIST 800-53, FIPS, or FedRAMP

  • Knowledge of Linux or UNIX environments, including navigating and troubleshooting basic website connectivity issues

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Security Compass SD Elements security requirements tool

  • Experience with Interactive Application Security Testing (IAST) capabilities and tools 

  • Experience with OWASP ZAP or Burp Proxy


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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