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Application Security Specialist

Glendale, AZ 85308

Posted: 03/29/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Cloud Security Job Number: 22308 Workplace Type: Remote

Job Description

Application Security Specialist 
Our client has an immediate opening for an Applications Security Specialist- REMOTE

Required Skills
  • Ability to administer and manage a web application firewall and associated architecture (e.g. Network firewalls, API Gateways, Content Delivery Networks)
  • Familiar with web application and API development, construction, configuration and security
  • Understanding of OWASP Top Ten, threats and vulnerabilities, and tactics used to compromise applications and APIs
  • Proficiency with applications, databases, web services, common authentication models and middleware services
  • Fundamental experience with threat intelligence, DDoS techniques, web bots and general application security concepts
  • Working knowledge of JSON, XML, http headers and related REST API authentication / authorization approaches


Desired Experience
  • Solid understanding of basic networking concepts, such as DNS, routing, switching, firewall, and common enterprise security monitoring tools
  • Familiar with one or more regulatory requirements and laws such as, Payment Card Industry, Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), HIPAA, GDPR, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
  • Aptitude with one or more scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell, JavaScript and Bash)
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills across varying levels of the organization
  • Organized with the ability to prioritize and complete tasks within defined service-level agreements (SLAs)
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to make quick decisions when working with complex situations

One or more of GWEB, GWAPT, GCIH, OSWA or CISSP

We look forward to reviewing your application. We encourage everyone to apply - even if every box isn’t checked for what you are looking for or what is required.

PDSINC, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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