Security Engineer job in Fairfax, VA, United States

Full Time Fairfax VA CGI Group, Inc.

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Position Description

CGI Federal's Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG) seeks a highly-motivated Security Engineer/Developer to join their Cyber Security team. The candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team of security specialists, engineers, project managers and delivery professionals responsible for supporting various Defense and Civilian contracts.

Your future duties and responsibilities

As an Application security engineer/ developer the main focus would be to perform security assessments of applications including security code analysis, support application/product development teams in remediating vulnerabilities and be responsible for the following tasks:
•Facilitate and manage security vulnerability assessments and penetration tests
•Document the security vulnerabilities and present them to technical stakeholders
•Participate in security architecture, design, and control implementation documentation
•Work closely with client teams to write secure code and guide them through remediation efforts
•Consult as security subject matter expert with product teams, engineers, and others on solutions to security problems

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

3+ years of experience
•System development experience in technologies like Java, JavaScript, Angular JS, Python, Ruby, .Net technologies is highly desired
•Awareness of security-related best programming practices/principles for J2EE and .NET
•Experience with application vulnerability assessment/ penetration testing is desired.
•Ability to discover and exploit OWASP/ SANS application vulnerabilities
•Code review and application development skills are a definite plus
•Experience designing and executing web application security evaluations, solo and as part of a team
•Application security testing techniques, using automated tools and manual testing
•Creation of exploit proofs of concept
•Discovery of application security weaknesses, and writing recommendations for preventing or fixing them
•Knowledge of the SDLC and experience working with development teams
•Understanding of web application technologies and development processes
•Up-to-date knowledge of current cyber threats
•Organized with the ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously
•Analyze and Respond to vulnerability inquiries and vulnerability reports
•Research threats and attack vectors that impact web applications and infrastructure
•Assess new and existing applications and system deployments for vulnerabilities and design flaws, and prioritize remediation efforts based on risk
•Hands on experience with one or more tools like BurpSuite, Kali, BeEF, Fuzzers, MetaSploit, HP Fortify, OWASP ZAP, AppScan, AppDetective, Nessus is desired

•One or more certifications like GIAC, CISSP, CEH, Security +, OSCP desired
•Strong verbal/written communication skills
•Ability to document and explain risks and vulnerabilities to technical stakeholder

Additional Requirements:

• Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.
• Ability to obtain a federal government clearance




  • Java
  • Python
  • Security Assessment
  • JavaScript
  • Vulnerability Assessment(IAVA)
  • Nessus

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