Application Security Engineer
The Application Security Engineer provides a higher level of security in Comerica's web application environments. Generally working with dynamic and static code analyzers, communicates vulnerabilities to development teams and coaches as necessary to remediate these vulnerabilities. Integrates tool output into development pipelines. Creates and shares proof of concept code to demonstrate application attacks. Onboards applications and vulnerability tracking into management system and reports on progress. Hosts threat modeling exercises based on STRIDE or other industry standard methodology to draw out vulnerabilities during design phase. Guides aspiring application security individuals, leads implementation of new tools and methods. Significant overlap and interplay with Penetration Testing team.
Static and Dynamic Code Analysis
Performs integration of static and dynamic code scan output into CI/CD pipeline.
Reviews of code analysis output and translation into findings.
Utilizes the finding management software and tracking remediations with the development teams.
Performs development and application team education resolution training.
Performs emerging threat and threat landscape research.
Provides forensic cyber event analysis.
Identifies means to reduce cyber-attack effectiveness.
Looks for continuous improvement of detections for operationalization.
Threat Modeling and Emerging Vulnerability Detection
Leads threat modeling workshops to draw out vulnerabilities.
Champions industry standard Threat Modeling framework (such as STRIDE).
Updates detection tools as new vulnerabilities emerge.
Stays aware of new vulnerabilities to articulate their inner workings against Comerica's environment.
Company Expert Application Security Consulting
Works closely with partners in Cyber and Technology to solve security problems.
Serves as the escalation point for cyber incidents, events, and application vulnerability research.
Identifies and provides guidance to mitigate threat vectors unique to the shared cyber-attack surface.
Proactively communicates with application development teams to illustrate vulnerabilities and solutions.
Planning and Organizing
Identifies & evaluates projects, products, and solutions to enhance threat detection and other capabilities.
Provides expert guidance on highly complex, large projects to incorporate cyber and fraud detection capabilities and considerations.
Participates in industry working and information sharing groups.
Keeps management informed of status of threats, the threat landscape, and current incidents and events through appropriate reporting.
Actively participates on committees representing Cybersecurity.
Keeps abreast of leading-edge technologies in the application security space.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Technology, Big Data, Cyber Security or equivalent through a combination of education and/or technology experience or 12 years of technology experience
8 years progressive cyber security technology experience
5 years of experience in application security engineering
2 years of Static Application Security Testing (SAST) Snyk experience preferred
2 years of Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) Rapid7 experience preferred
2 years web application development/object-oriented programming
2 years working with attack vectors in OWASP top 10
1 year of threat modeling
Auburn Hills Operations Center
8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday
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