Security Engineer - WAF

Kearneysville, WV | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 06/19/2018 Job ID: 226345 Industry: IT

Senior Web Application Firewall Security Engineer

WAF Security Engineer

Softworld Inc.'s client is seeking an experienced, motivated Senior Web Application  Firewall Security Engineer. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with F5 BIG-IP Application Security Module  or  related Web Application Firewall technologies. This position requires a broad level of up-to-date knowledge in web application security, testing and authentication engineering, with the ability to complete very difficult and complex assignments under minimal supervision. The ideal candidate will be motivated, resourceful, dependable, creative, team-oriented and goal-driven.


•             Implement, manage and optimize web application firewall operations for a major federal government agency

•             Implement web security policies in F5 BIG-IP Application Security Module (ASM)

•             Maintain cooperative relationships between infrastructure, application and security teams with a focus on streamlining security practices

•             Work with teams to define and drive adoption of automated processes to optimize web application security posture across development, test and production environments

•             Conduct web application penetration testing

•             Conduct API penetration testing

•             Provide training and knowledge transfer to team members

•             Secondarily assist with F5 BIG-IP APM and LTM administration and operations


•             Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems (MIS)

•             5-7 years’ experience in information security with a focus on web application security and penetration testing experience

•             Experience with working with clientele in consulting-related environments

•             Hands-on experience with F5 BIG-IP ASM or related Web Application Firewall technologies

•             An aptitude for technical writing, including assessment reports, presentations, and operating procedures

•             Familiarity with penetration testing tools such as Metasploit, Burp Suite Pro, Kali Linux, etc.

•             Security testing experience with web, API and mobile apps

•             Knowledge of HTML5, XML, SOAP, JSON, and AJAX
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