Application Security Engineer

Grimm

Full TimeRemote — USPosted 3 months ago
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Application Security Engineer
GRIMM is seeking an engineer for the Application Security (AppSec) Team.  This is a customer-facing position; qualified applicants will need to be comfortable engaging with clients on their own, and as a member of a project team to gather and refine requirements, discuss findings, and present progress.

Our AppSec team focuses on a range of topics covering security design reviews (architecture, protocol analysis, etc.) including threat modeling, kernel vulnerability research, mobile/web/desktop app vulnerability research, embedded systems analysis, creating/deploying/running Capture The Flag (CTF) competitions, and more.  
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience in one or more of the technical areas above, strong communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a distributed, remote team.  All members of our team are constantly learning about new topics and applying that knowledge to challenging problems.  We all share information and help guide each other as a team, and everyone has opportunity to work independently and direct their own activities.

Education and Certification
A degree or comparable work experience is required in the fields of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline.  Degreed or certified candidates will not receive preferential consideration.  If a specific certification is required by a client GRIMM will cover certification costs.
 
Location
The AppSec team is 100% remote.  Some projects require travel to customer sites.  Travel will be less than 25%, though opportunities for additional travel may be available if desired.

Company Description
GRIMM researches and develops the art of the possible in business modernization and computing technologies through cybersecurity, sensors, tools, analytics, frameworks, modeling and simulation, automated testing, cyber range Installation, Operations, and Maintenance (IOM), consulting, and intelligence. Our practices build on extensive experience in cyber mission support for national defense, and commercial service improvement and consulting. Our engineers and subject matter experts (SMEs) learned their trade from real-world engagements, not just textbooks. 
 
Position Requirements:
Technical background in an application security field such as:
Vulnerability Analysis
Threat Modeling
Capture The Flag development
Security Design Reviews
Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
US Resident

Desired Qualities:
Willingness to go to conferences and represent the company (speaking, running contests/exhibits, etc.)
 
Perks:
Ability to work from home, with some travel
Work with a team of skilled people who think hacking is fun
Take on a variety of high caliber technical challenges
Strong benefits package
Medical/dental/vision insurance premiums paid 100% by the company
5% company match for 401K plan, no vesting period
10 paid holidays and flexible vacation policy
 
GRIMM promotes a Drug-Free Workplace, is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and an Affirmative Action Employer.
GRIMM researches and develops the art of the possible in business modernization and computing technologies through cybersecurity, sensors, tools, analytics, frameworks, modeling and simulation, automated testing, cyber range Installation, Operations and Maintenance (IOM), consulting, and intelligence. Our practices build on extensive experience in cyber mission support for national defense, and commercial service improvement and consulting. Our engineers and subject matter experts (SMEs) learned their trade from real-world engagements, not just textbooks. 

We promote a Drug-Free Workplace, are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and Affirmative Action Employer.