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Job ID :
75734
Location :
Chicago, IL US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

 

 

Job Description

 

The Application Security Engineer will be responsible for integrating security into the development of Allstate’s applications. The Application Security Engineer will work closely with the product and software development teams, product owners, and scum masters to threat model, vulnerability scan, and pen test the early software, system, and network architecture and identify required control points in the application stack. The Application Security Engineer will also work closely with developers to diagnose, document, and remediate application security vulnerabilities. The Application Security Engineer will also be responsible for evaluating, recommending, and implementing application security related software in an automated continuous integration/deployment environment.

 

Work closely with application development and platform teams to help formulate and implement a strategy for software security that is tailored to the specific risks facing the organization, including threat modeling and applications security advisement services.
• Develop and maintain a balanced application security program based on a well-defined application security framework
• Conduct application security assessments / penetration tests and implement tools for dynamic/automated code reviews
• Ensure application design and implementation best-practice with role-based and appropriate access standards, as well as integration with Identity and Access Management environments.
• Ensure compliance with society, regulatory, and industry standards for application security.
• Continuously evaluate the organization’s existing application security practices, define and measure security-related activities, and demonstrating concrete improvements to the application assurance program within the organization.
• Provide secure application development training to developers and provide guidance on the development of web-based training for ongoing awareness.
• Conduct code reviews and penetration testing
• Develop and maintain unit and integration tests designed to ensure security controls are tested on every build

 

 

Job Qualifications

 

  •          3-5 years progressive experience in Application Development OR Information Security OR Software Quality Assurance
  •          Experience with one or more languages like Java/JavaScript, C++/C#, Ruby/Python/Perl
  •          Strong understanding of application security concepts for internet technology, architecture and protocols
  •          Knowledge of OWASP Top 10, CWE Top 25 concepts
  •          We are looking for someone who has passion for IT Security.

 

 

 

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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