Application Security Consultant (Remote, United States)

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 cycleeliminating 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.
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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 required
Required Qualifications:
Ability to interface with clients, utilizing consulting and negotiating skills
At least 1 year of work experience inApplication 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 Certifications
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
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