IT Security Systems Engineer

5 days left

Maryland, United States
Apr 17, 2017
Apr 29, 2017
Engineer, IT
Engineering, Security
Full Time
GEICO's Enterprise Application Security team is seeking a security engineer with a broad infrastructure knowledge at all layers. A key component of this position is the ability to analyze complex systems for risks and engineer secure alternatives within the confines of GEICO's security policies, providers, and budgets. The candidate will be working with other engineers within Enterprise Security to protect GEICO's applications. They will assist in various security projects and initiatives. Candidate must have the ability to plan, prioritize, manage risks, execute, and provide status to management. The role requires strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.


Key Responsibilities:


• Design and implement secure solutions

• Perform risk assessment

• Provide guidance on security best practices to application developers and other customers


Candidate Qualifications:

• Good Understanding of OWASP Top 10 and Web application security concepts

• Ability to effectively communicate with application developers on security vulnerabilities and provide solutions to remediate them

• Candidate must be a self-starter and willing to review security information from multiple tools to identify patterns of malicious behavior

• Candidate must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

Participate in assessments of planned and installed systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks and protection needs

• 2+ years hands on experience or working knowledge on WAF (web application firewalls like Imperva, F5 ASM)

• 2+ years of experience on using tools like Burp Suite, Fiddler, Wireshark etc.

• Security+ (must obtain within 6 months if not possessed)


Desirable Qualifications:


• SSCP, CISSP and other security certifications

• A good mix of Application development and Security experience


About GEICO   For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.
Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.
GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
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