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Application Security Administrator (Remote or Hybrid)

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas
Job number: 4604

Job Description:

Application Security Administrator (Remote or Hybrid)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY

The Application Security Administrator focuses on identifying and advising on the remediation of security flaws identified in legacy and in development applications. This position will partner with our cross functional engineering teams to continually improve product security by incorporating security in all phases of software development. The candidate needs to understand application development processes and challenges faced by application developers regarding the security concerns with custom and open source code. This role requires a commitment to industry best practices, security related concerns and a willingness to work toward the satisfactory resolution of conflicts with the goal of meeting the business’ needs. This is a senior level position where experience and knowledge of the systems, technology and methodology used is essential.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


• General vulnerability management tasks
• Vulnerability identification and/or verification
• Operation of SAST and DAST tools
• Manual code review
• Collaborate with engineers, consultants and leadership to address security risks and provide mitigation recommendations within the Secure Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
• Perform architectural risk analysis and threat modeling
• Secure design and source code review
• Conduct security assessments, security testing and validation of vulnerability scan results while striving to incorporate security tools/tasks to automate product development and deployment

Required Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Required:

  • Strong working knowledge with application development processes and the SDLC
  • Understanding of application security architecture and design concepts
  • Ability to perform security architecture and design reviews, threat modeling and attack surface analyses of all systems and applications
  • Proficiency with secure implementation of a variety of development languages and technologies
  • Ability to design and oversee implementations of software and system solutions
  • Must also possess and display the following skill-sets:
    • Conceptual Skills
    • Decision making using sound judgement and reason
    • Effective knowledge transfer skills and clear communication
    • Functional and Technical Skills
    • Dependability

Preferred:

  • Application development and coding with a focus on security; highly desired
  • Able to automate tasks and build custom scripts from scratch with languages such as PowerShell, Python, etc.
  • Able to perform job duties with a customer service mindset
  • Clear and concise presentation skills are highly valued
  • Technical writing and documentation skills


Applicable to all employees of Globe Life & Accident and its subsidiaries:

  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work full time and/or part time based on the position specifications.

Required Knowledge & Experience

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent, in Information Technology with a focus on Security
  • 2-5 years of software development experience including multi-tier software systems, distributed systems, service oriented architectures, middleware, application frameworks, application integration.
  • Systems experience including monitoring, logging, systems management, administration
  • Proficient security technologist with a proven track record of conducting security code reviews, building application security architecture, and designing and implementing security best practices
  • Prior working experience with:
    • Supervision of teams
    • Information Security policies

Preferred:

  • Previous application development experience in a mid to large sized corporate environment
  • Experience with applications developed in C# and the .Net Framework
  • Previous experience managing and using SAST/DAST tools
  • Experience working with a variety of security tools such as, but not limited to SIEM products, Endpoint Protection solutions, Vulnerability Scanners, Security Testing Frameworks such as Metasploit, protocol/service specific security testing tools such as SQLMap, etc.
  • Experience with Incident Response Procedures, Threat Vector Analysis, Malware Code Analysis and knowledge of common Exploitation Tactics, Techniques and Procedures employed by modern threat actors
  • Network experience including security, hardware configuration, protocols, standards, topologies

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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No Ceiling

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