Senior Software Engineer, Information Security

TEKsystems, Inc
November 13, 2020
New York, NY
Job Type


Are you ready to join a smaller, more agile company, ready to rapidly innovate and invest in new businesses? We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer of Information Security to focus on applying a software development approach to Information Security. A core focus for this role will be on driving automation, codification of processes, building unique services enable business devs to be more secure, and modernizing security. You will have the unique ability and opportunity to dive into development across all of the businesses and help ensure a standard of security across the board.

We are interested in someone who is willing to challenge the status quo. Want to help other devs code more securely? How can we build streamlined security services into unique CI/CD processes to enable the business to move quickly in a secure way? How can we apply threat modeling to application development? How can we automate identification of security issues and their remediations? How can Machine Learning be applied to information security? What open source technology is available that can be applied as part of our toolset? How can we drive a "zero-trust" methodology throughout the business? Have an opinion on DevSecOps? Bring it to the table!


Help design, build, and maintain automated security detection and remediation services

Explore how emerging technologies such as Machine Learning can be utilized to enhance security

Perform security assessments of new applications, products, and technologies

Build security software and micro-services to be consumed by internal application development teams

Help design, build, and maintain an API infrastructure that will integrate with multi-platform applications

Embed security into the SDLC across various the business units

Support review of the business bug-bounty program

Propose innovative solutions to mitigate application security problems

Provide thought leadership on code quality and engineering improvements


10-12+ years of experience

Experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS); Lambda, API Gateway, Step-Functions

Strong experience in software development utilizing JavaScript, Go, and Python

Experience developing utilizing modern application development frameworks (Node, AngularJS, or React)

Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases

Experience in application security and development best practices

Experience with developing models and queries against large data sets

Experience with IDP technologies, OAuth, SAML

Ability to develop in an Agile (SCRUM, Kanban) environment


Curious software engineer passionate about security with experience creating high quality production grade services

You're eager to build software security features and services for developers and applications

A cloud fanatic ready to build security workflows with Step Functions, Lambda, and API gateway

Interested in exploring how Machine Learning can be utilized to enhance security

Have a knack for simplifying processes and low friction security

Believe any process that is repeated may be a candidate for automation

You're able to work with application teams to provide technical solutions for security best practices - you're passionate about shifting security "left" in the SDLC!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.

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