Application Security Engineer

Blackbaud

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Leading uniquely at the intersection point of technology and social good, Blackbaud provides software, services, expertise, and data intelligence that empowers and connects people to advance the social good movement. We serve the entire social good community, which includes nonprofits, foundation, corporations, education institutions, and the individual change agents who support them. We work with over 35,000 organizations, helping them realize their goals, fund their missions, manage their operations, and develop long-lasting supporter relationships.  Our customers are passionate about making the world a better place, and we’re inspired by the opportunity to help them.

About the role:

The Application Security Engineer is a specialized position on our Information Security team that plays a key role in securing all software built and/or used by Blackbaud.  You’ll work closely with application development teams and third-party organizations to ensure that security, privacy, and compliance constraints are built into the applications. In addition to securing applications you’ll develop and/or purchase tools to enhance the security processes and systems throughout the Software Development Lifecycle at Blackbaud.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about identifying solutions for common security problems while participating in security reviews/audits and multi-component projects. You’ll be making an impact by promoting, designing, and evaluating application security in all phases of the application life cycle.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Performing vulnerability assessments and code reviews as well as developing tools to enhance & automate our security systems/processes
  • Recommending & creating security standards & guidelines
  • Assessing application risks and partnering with development teams to recommend mitigation strategies
  • Responding to security incidents and developing operations to detect potential incidents

What we’ll want you to have:

  • College degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Information Technology or equivalent professional experience with a minimum of ten (10) years (in excess of degree requirements stated above) of progressively responsible experience in the development of applications using various popular languages with at least five (5) years of formal experience in application security.
  • Certification in highly technical application security or application security disciplines such as: CSSLP, CASS, GWEB, GWAPT, GPEN, CEH, CISSP
  • Understanding of the full Software Development Lifecycle & expert understanding of web application technologies
  • Knowledge and understanding of ethical hacking and how it can help companies understand vulnerability gaps
  • Well-versed in security protocols as well as in software security techniques

Why you’ll want to come work here: 

  • Competitive salary (commission/bonus based on type of role), 4 weeks paid time off, great benefits (medical, dental, vision, FSA), 401K
  • Gift matching, volunteer for vacation program, and endless community involvement opportunities
  • Named to Forbes’ Fast Tech 25 and Fortune’s Change the World List; we are growing and offer incredible opportunity for advancement
  • Tremendous company culture and office perks like onsite gym, free snacks, café, and cutting-edge new headquarters to be completed in 2018
  • Check us out for yourself on The Muse!

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Blackbaud is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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