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Application Security Consultant (Remote, United States)

Company: Synopsys
Location: Sterling
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Application Security Consultant (Remote, United States)


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Job Description and Requirements

Job Location: Work from home, United States, Preference to candidate located in Eastern Time Zone, Option to work in office if located near Synopsys office location.

Department: SIG Consulting, Application Security Consulting

About the Synopsys Software Integrity Group

Synopsys, Software Integrity Group, is named a leader 6 years in a row (2022) in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing (AST), in recognition of our vision and ability to execute. Security and risk management leaders will need to meet tighter deadlines and test more-complex applications by integrating and automating Application Security Testing in the software life cycle eliminating risk before it puts them at risk. Every business runs on software, and defects in software create risk. We've curated the most powerful products and services to create one comprehensive platform that enables our customers to detect and remediate defects across their entire SDLC.

To find out more about Synopsys SIG, check out:

Job Summary:

We're looking for ethical hackers. Our Security Consultants conduct security engagements alone or in a small team to analyze target systems, penetrate defenses, and exploit vulnerabilities. They think creatively about complex problems and communicate solutions to our clients in an easy to understand and meaningful way.

Synopsys Application Security Consultants will consult directly with the world's most reputable organizations in order to help them identify and prevent vulnerabilities in their software by improving practices in the following areas:

* Source Code Analysis
* Application Penetration Testing
* Mobile App Security
* Threat Modeling
* Secure Software Design and Architecture
* Network Penetration Testing
* Embedded and IoT Security Analysis
* Cloud Security
* SSDLC and DevSecOps

Synopsys thrives on learning. Our consultants are exposed to a wide variety of technologies, attack techniques, and security countermeasures. They are assigned an industry-leading expert as a mentor, learn from their peers in a knowledge-rich environment, and share their own expertise with junior members of the team. We're looking for people who want to accelerate their careers and make a strong impact on our team and our clients.

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  • Lead security engagements
  • Perform application security assessments such as web application, mobile, API, or thick client penetration tests
  • Analyze application architecture for security design flaws
  • Provide security guidance to organizations designing cloud applications
  • Assist organizations with the automation of security activities through DevSecOps principles and best practices
  • Other ad-hoc duties as requiredRequired Qualifications:
    • Ability to interface with clients, utilizing consulting and negotiating skills
    • At least 1 year of work experience in Application Security, Cyber Security or similar
    • Some experience performing security assessments on applications
    • Understanding of common web application security issues i.e., OWASP Top 10 and SANS Top 25
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
    • Must be eligible to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship now or in the future
    • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time as required (estimated)Nice to Have Qualifications (Not required):
      • Familiarity with software security weakness, vulnerability and secure code review a plus
      • Familiarity with software attack and exploitation techniques a plus
      • Familiarity with at least one software programming language and framework a plus
      • AWS or Microsoft Cyber Security CertificationsBenefits
        • Work From Home
        • Competitive Total Compensation
        • Annual Performance Bonus
        • Paid Vacation and Wellness Days
        • Group Retirement Savings Plans and Employer Contributions
        • Comprehensive Health Benefits
          Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender preference, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Covered Veteran in accordance with federal law. In addition, Synopsys complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. Synopsys Inc. also provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with a disability in accordance with applicable laws


          Job Category

          Software Security Consulting


          United States

          Job Subcategory

          Security Consulting

          Hire Type


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