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Senior Application Security Engineer
Global Solutions Consulting (GSC) Washington, DC

Senior Application Security Engineer

Global Solutions Consulting (GSC)
Washington, DC
  • $130,000 to $180,000 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Title: Senior Application Security Engineer

Location: Washington, DC (Hybrid)

Job Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

· Must have GitLab CI/CD pipeline experience

· Assist in the development and implementation of the DevSecOps strategy to include the definition and goals of the over-arching framework and methodologies

· Assist customers with implementing a secure CI/CD pipeline utilizing DevSecOps principles and practices to increase automation and reduce human involvement in the process

· Reviewing source code for potential security vulnerabilities

· Strong analytical skills to assess risks and vulnerabilities in complex systems

· Writing security test cases to check for vulnerabilities or broken/missing security controls.

· Implement automated security controls as part of CI/CD pipelines

· Support development teams with secure code (DAST, SAST, Dependency, Secret Detection, Container scans, etc.) reviews and other assessments to identify security weaknesses and vulnerabilities

· Establish and maintain secure coding standards and best practices to provide guidance and training to development teams on security best practices

· Recommend cyber defense and vulnerability assessment tools

· Review and research monthly continuous monitoring controls documentation tasks that is required by OIS

· Continuous Process Improvement, actively contribute to the development of standardized operating procedures (SOPs) for API security testing

· Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including system administrators and Information System Security Officers (ISSOs)


Security Clearance Requirement:

· Active Public Trust and eligible to obtain a Secret clearance



  • At least Ten (10) years of experience working in cybersecurity or information technology with a bachelor’s degree. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in vulnerability management, application and software security team, Malware analysis, digital forensics, data/network analysis, penetration testing, information assurance, leading incident handling
  • Solid experience in application security and software development in one or more programming languages such as C#, Java, Python, etc
  • Experience with security tools such as SAST, DAST, IAST, SCA and other security tools

· Familiarity with industry-standard security frameworks such as OWASP, NIST, BSIMM etc

· Experience with CICD pipeline, security tools integration and secure SDLC

  • Knowledge of current and emerging threats and techniques for exploiting security vulnerabilities
  • CISSP, OSCP, any DevSecOps or other related Information Security certification
  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
Company Description
GSC is a leading cyber security and information technology company based in Washington, DC. We are looking to hire a Senior Security Application Engineer to support a full range of cyber security services on a long-term contract in Washington DC. The position is full-time/permanent and will support a US Government civilian agency. The position is available immediately upon finding a qualified candidate with the appropriate background and security clearance.


Global Solutions Consulting (GSC)

Washington, DC



Posted date

Over a month ago

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Global Solutions Consulting (GSC) job posting for a Senior Application Security Engineer in Washington, DC with a salary of $130,000 to $180,000 Yearly and benefits including medical, vision, 401k, and dental with a map of Washington location.