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Optiv Security Senior Consultant - Application Security, Threat Management | Remote, USA - 26c93619-9c7d-4dec-b31c-cbe1d404cb60 in Overland Park, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11507314 At Optiv, we're on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We're one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.

In your role at Optiv, you'll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cybersecurity. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients' needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We're proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.

Who we are looking for:

The Application Security consultant has strong experience with secure web application development and application security assessments. The ideal candidate will understand a wide range of technologies, programming languages and application frameworks to identify risks and vulnerabilities in customer systems

How you'll make an impact:

+ Provide tactical and strategic guidance and detailed remediation advice aimed at helping clients achieve strong security postures

+ Maintain relationships with clients and provide them with information about application security and secure development lifecycle topics

+ Track and monitor current and trending practices in software engineering, DevOps and application security

+ Obtain and evolve technical expertise, certifications, and industry credentials through formal and informal training and other educational initiatives

+ Perform vulnerability assessment, penetration testing and secure code review activities. Write deliverables and daily status updates during client engagements

+ Contribute content to the Optiv blog and present on security in webinars and at conferences

+ Provide assistance for problematic engagements through triage and recovery planning

+ Identify and recommend improvements in Optiv's methodologies and internal processes and provide input and support for updating consulting tools, techniques and knowledge base

Qualifications for success:

+ Practical experience in an application security role with manual testing

+ Previous job experience in an information security consulting services role

+ Ability to travel up to 40% of the time to client sites

+ Understanding of software security architecture and design

+ Ability to work with diverse and dynamic teams

+ Successful implementation of application testing methodologies for web applications and APIs

+ Able to assist in setting the strategic direction of the practice based on experience and industry background

+ College degree or related work experience.

+ BA/BS degree preferred in computer science, engineering, math, statistics, or information systems

+ Prefer one or more of the following certifications: CISSP, CEH, OSCP, OSCE, GPEN, CPT

+ Prior consulting and/or enterprise experience is a plus


If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commerci al, government and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations - Managed Services and Identity and Data Management.

With Optiv you can expect:

• A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality and Inclusion through Affinity groups including but not limited to, Women's Network, Optiv Pride, Black Employee Network, and Veterans Support Network.

• Work/life balance. We offer "Recharge" a flexible, time-off program that encourages eligible employees to take the time they need to recharge

• Professional training resources, including tuition reimbursement

• Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects

• Volunteer Opportunities. "Optiv Chips In" encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.

• The ability and technology necessary to productively work remote/from home (where applicable)

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.