JVT Advisors

Application Security Engineer

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Location: , Massachusetts 02144
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

Overview: Seeking a well rounded Application Security Engineer to support and helping to evolve a newly built application security program. 


  • Perform manual/automated application security assessments, threat modeling, and architecture review
  • Help Identify and drive improvements to application security practices
  • Work cross functionally with product owners, developers, scrum masters, and QA 
  • Maintain a vulnerability/remediation tracking database  


  • Experience in application security
  • Strong grasp on application security vulnerabilities and well versed with OWASP
  • Experience with application security tools 
  • Experience with a minimum of one commercial vendor tool (i.e. Veracode, WhiteHat, Qualys, Blackduck)
  • The ability to explain complicated vulnerability concepts familiarized and non-familiarized people 


  • Work experience in application security and familiarity with software development
  • Application Security scanning tools (e.g., IBM Appscan, HB WebInspect, Accunetix, NTO Spider, BurpSuite Pro) and Code Analysis Tools (e.g., IBM Appscan Source, HP Fortify)
  • Possessing security certifications (CEH, CISSP, OSCP, OSCE)


Chris Silva

Senior Recruiter

Chris is responsible for account management and recruiting for the Permanent team. He works with companies and job seekers to identify their needs, manage their expectations, and help find them a great fit.

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