Job Description :
Job Title: Application Security Specialist
Location: Detroit, MI
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6+ Months
Interview: In Person only
Remote/Telecommute: NO

Top 3 Skills/Experience:
Experience in planning and implementing security test efforts, which includes manual security testing and developing custom security assessment scripts or programs
Experience utilizing vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus, AppDetective, Burp Suite, Web Inspect, AppScan, and Fortify.
Practical knowledge and experience with OWASP top ten issues with an understanding of web-based application vulnerabilities.

Position Responsibilities:
Assists in the creation, design, and implementation of assessment plans around testing the security of systems, processes and their environment
Ability to use and configure security tools
Responsible for writing security assessment plans. Maintain records of assessment progress, documents result, prepares reports and presents results as appropriate
Assists in reviewing requirements and security risk documents, and assists in defining security assessment scenarios
Conduct hands-on security assessments, analyze test results, documents risk, and recommend countermeasures
Develop, assemble, and submit testing results and reports for review by Security Engineers

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related major
Experience with a variety of information security processes and technologies
Common operating systems, network protocols, web services and databases
Risk assessment and management
Application security and systems development life cycle
Data and systems integrity controls
Encryption technology
Change control and release management
Network and application security assessment
Ability to adjust to changing priorities while multitasking effectively
Experience in planning and implementing security test efforts, which includes manual security testing and developing custom security assessment scripts or programs
Experience utilizing vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus, AppDetective, Burp Suite, Web Inspect, AppScan, and Fortify.
Practical knowledge and experience with OWASP top ten issues with an understanding of web-based application vulnerabilities
Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision
Excellent problem-solving skills
Application development experience with programming languages such as Java, C, C++, C#, asp, and .NET
Ability to review and audit source code analysis report
Minimum 5-year experience in a security or related IT function
Security Certification (i.e. CISSP, CISM, Security +, GIAC, etc)