Application Security Admin 2

The Application Security Administrator 2, working under minimal supervision, is a hands-on role that works closely with application development and support teams to implement application security best practices, perform software reviews, conduct security testing and identify/remediate application security vulnerabilities for the enterprise.

Required Experience:

5

+ Years
Job Locations:

Remote

Location Restrictions:

Remote

Basic Qualifications and

The Application Security Administrator 2, working under minimal supervision, is a hands-on role that works closely with application development and support teams to implement application security best practices, perform software reviews, conduct security testing and identify/remediate application security vulnerabilities for the enterprise. The Application Security Administrator 2participates in asset ownership for the suite of single sign on security tools and other identity federation technologies. The Application Security Administrator 2 will serve as a subject matter expert for less experienced Application Security Administrators on issues and/or
provides experience that requires advanced technical troubleshooting or design.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions (primary functions and/or reasons the job exists in order of importance)

1.  Working under minimal supervision, provides advanced systems administrative support for the installed
     web application security, single sign on and identity federation tools.

2.  Support and manage security solutions for internally built applications and vendor applications to allow
     for secure exchange of business data and identity.

3.  Investigates/troubleshoots/remediates user-to-system and system-to-system access for Client's
     web-based application environment.

4.  Works with application teams to integrate and support applications utilizing supported security
     technologies and established design patterns.

5.  Acts in a project management capacity as are source in small to medium level complexity projects, as
     directed.

6.  Performs routine maintenance for application security software to include quarterly patches and
     software upgrades following Client's standard change management best practice.

7.  Participates in business continuity activities for the team and ensures security standards are met.

8.   Serves in a hands-on role that works closely with application development and support teams to
     implement application security best practices, perform complex software reviews, conduct security
     testing and identify/remediate complex application security vulnerabilities for the enterprise.

9.  Support and implement process and/or system improvement activities with the immediate team and/or
     group.

10.Provides a high level of personal integrity, reflecting the appropriate level of judgment as it pertains to
     security with the ability to professionally handle confidential matters.

11.Provides support for application security, single sign on and identity federations, assisting with
     coordination of system tuning, load testing, and capacity planning.

12.As directed, may provide subject matter expertise, training, technical assistance, and support to other
     Application Security Administrators.

13.Participates in required rotational on-call 24x7 support for off shift, weekends and holidays, as needed.

14.Travels occasionally in order to participate in special assignments, training, and/or travel between office
     locations.

 

Required Skills and Experience

Desired Qualifications/Experience/Certification/Education (in order of importance)

1.   5+ years of IT experience.

2.   2+ years of experience with Enterprise LDAP systems and/or integration tools.

3.  Experience in web or mobile application security.

4.  Experience implementing and engineering application security policies and standards (e.g. Web
     Services, SSO, LDAP, Federation)

5.   Experience with web application security, single sign on and identity federation tools (e.g. IBM Security
     Access Manager, Federation Identity Manager, WebSeal, SecureAuth, Ping Identity, Oracle Enterprise
     Single Sign-On, CA SiteMinder)

6.  Experience with web services (e.g. REST,SOAP).

7.  Experience leading and coordinating enterprise wide infrastructure projects as it relates to application
     security.

8.  Knowledge of Enterprise Operating Systems(Linux, Windows) and web application platforms such as
     WebSphere Application Server.

9.  Proven ability to work on high risk and complex integrated assignments.

10.Demonstratesstrong analysis skills necessary to handle all aspects of tasks required; including
     analytical skills, problem solving skills, and information gathering skills.

11.Knowledge of cloud-based infrastructures and how they affect security needs

12.Experience in maintaining application infrastructure; software upgrades, patches, migration etc.

13.Understanding of cryptographic processes (key management, seeding and PKI).

14.Demonstrated knowledge of information security principles and standards, web applications and a level
     of familiarity with malicious code and common techniques used by hackers.

15.Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to self-manage.

16.Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field OR commensurate work
     experience.

17.Validdriver’s license and a driving record that conforms to company standards.

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