Application Security Engineer in St. Louis, MO at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  988791

Apex Systems is looking for Application Security Engineers.

 Position Responsibilities:
  • Establish and build security automation for cloud infrastructure through tools such as AWS GuardDuty, SecurityHub, and Macie.
  • Deliver continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline and standards by enabling security controls to support common DevSecOps tooling in cloud environment and providing development teams with the ability to execute builds, run tests and deploy in a secure and automated fashion
  • Integrate with existing tool sets and automation, logging and monitoring capabilities where applicable, and integrating with cloud and third party approved monitoring and scanning tools
  • Collaborate with cloud governance and security teams to establish key guardrails for adoption of cloud while ensuring that all guardrails are either enforced through automation and/or have monitoring and alerts if any deviations have occurred
  • This position will assist in the development of automation tools to support a highly available, elastic and secure cloud-based infrastructure 


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience is preferred. 
  • 1-3 years of experience in setting up cloud specific infrastructure with Azure, AWS and/or Google or related experience is a plus. 
  • Familiar with common infrastructure automation languages such as Shell Scripting, Python, Golang, etc. 
  • Experience with networking and firewall concepts and troubleshooting a plus. Experience with common configuration management software such as Ansible, Puppet, AWS SSM, etc. 
  • Experience using code tool-sets such as CloudFormation, Terraform and Cloud Deployment Manager. Experience with using Serverless technologies such as Lambda, Google Functions and Azure Functions. 
  • Experience working in an agile team oriented environment. 
  • Experience with AWS Connect is preferred.
  • Preferred experience with general purpose programming languages such as Java, C, Scala, Python, Erlang, Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, etc. 

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