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Web Application Security Analyst (WASA) in Chicago, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  959221

Roles and Responsibilities:

 • Web Application Security Analyst (WASA)  performing security assessments against web applications for vulnerabilities, security misconfigurations, and compliance-related concerns

• Utilize a variety of industry standard security tools to conduct manual-based security assessments

• Utilize a variety of industry standard security tools to conduct automated scans against web applications

• Review new vulnerabilities as they are published and develop impact assessments

• Determine risk from vulnerabilities based on availability of exploit and potential loss of information and IT services capabilities

• Produce periodic trending and impact reports

• Generate detailed reports (automated and manual) based on results from assessments and have the ability to explain in detail to customers

• Develop new testing programs

• Manage and perform maintenance of backend systems hardware and software

• Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) top 10

• Administer existing and future infrastructure including system maintenance and management

• Manage and maintain Government owned virtual platforms (VM), operating systems, and applications

• Demonstrated experience and knowledge with multiple of the following:

1. Support Windows, Unix, and Linux operating systems

2. VMWare

3. IBM AppScan

4. Burp Proxy Suite

5. Kali Linux Suite

6. RedHat Enterprise Linux

7. Nessus Scanner

8. NMAP

9. Core Impact Pro

10. Database Management Systems; SQL, Oracle, Mongo, MySQL

11. Web languages and technologies; including but not limited to PHP, Python, JavaScript, Java, Ruby, PERL, ASP, .NET, HTML, CSS

12. SharePoint development

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Engineer or related field and minimum 2 years of experience. Additional 4 years of experience will be accepted in lieu of the degree.
  • 2 years of experience  performing security assessments against web applications for vulnerabilities, security misconfigurations, and compliance-related concerns
  • Certification in one of the following (Security+, Network+, VA CSP, CISSP, C|EH) or 5 years of experience overrides certification requirement.
  • Must be able to obtain a Veterans Affairs High Security Investigation (VA BI)
  • Must be a US citizen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178