Long Term Contract for Software Security Engineer at Rockville, MD (Clearance Required)


The main function of a Software Security Engineer is to assess software security by performing security testing, participate in code reviews and work in partnership with software development teams to ensure that appropriate software security controls have been designed and built within applications.

Job Responsibilities:

§ Perform software security testing at a unit, functional, and system wide level

§ Perform manual and/or automated secure code reviews Lead threat modeling activities

§ Assist development teams in designing, developing and implementing integrated software security solutions Conduct security risk analysis of business and technology projects

§ Participate, as needed, in documenting software security standards, guidelines, policies and procedures

§ Act as Software Security resource on assigned projects

§ Creates reusable software security artifacts

§ Develop and/or deliver software security focused training


§ Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field8+ years’ experience

§ Programming/development experience using C#, .NET or other applicable programming experience

§ QA, test automation, and test design experience

§ Experience performing automated and/or manual code reviews

§ Experience in a group development environment as a software engineer or QA engineer or build/release engineer

§ Experience with interpreting policies and appropriately applying them to projects Experience writing technology-specific best practices

Additional Skills and Experience

§ Software development background specifically in Java/J2EE/PHP. Web Application Security Testing experience


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