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Application Security Engineer

Location Westlake, Texas, United States Requisition ID 2022-84464 Category Engineering & Software Development Position Type Regular
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Your Opportunity

  • Perform dynamic application security tests and penetration tests using a variety of techniques and tools.
  • Work with application development groups to understand different types of vulnerabilities, attack vectors and remediation approaches for web, mobile applications and APIs.  
  • Help application teams build secure applications by providing security requirements and security patterns, re-usable code, etc. 
  • Perform software security design and/or code reviews. 
  • Assess the security risks associated with software applications.  

What you are good at

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or a minimum of 5 years of equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years prior engineering experience on a Software Security team
  • 2+ years prior engineering experience with Java development and/or code review. 
  • Experience partnering with development teams to balance innovation and security concerns
  • Capable of analyzing large amounts of disparate data to produce easily understandable content
  • Strong communication and influence skills. 
  • Organized, self-starter with ability to multi-task, prioritize and drive for results.

What you have

  • Security reviews of web and mobile applications.  
  • Expert knowledge in application vulnerability types, attack vectors and remediation approaches down to code level.
  • Industry best practices for secure software development as well as web and mobile application security.
  • Application penetration testing and vulnerability scanning using tools such as Seeker.
  • Solid understanding of a variety of software security practices, secure code reviews, threat modeling, security requirements analysis and architectural risk analysis
  • Expert understanding of the IP protocols and associated security mechanisms: TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL/TLS, PKI.
  • Experience implementing enterprise deployment of application security tools, services, and controls. 
  • Software development experience in a variety of languages including C#, Java, Python.
  • Experience with pentesting toolkits including BURP and Kali.

Workplace Flexibility Program: We're proud to support our employees in a working approach that allows you to bring your best self to work – whether that’s in the office or remote.

  • Most Schwabbies have the opportunity to voluntarily work in the office or at home based on their preference*
  • When the firm is ready to fully return to the office, employees will have the flexibility of a hybrid work environment, spending some time working remote and some time in the office.
  • Employees and managers can discuss and decide what works best for them, with additional flexibility available based on their role, business needs, and individual circumstances.

*Subject to change as Schwab is continually evaluating the current environment in order to best care for the safety and well-being of our employees.

Why work for us?

Own Your Tomorrow embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees ignite their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in reinventing a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth.

Benefits: A competitive and flexible package designed to empower you for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive and flexible package designed to help you make the most of your life at work and at home—today and in the future. Explore further.

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law. Please click here to see the policy.

Schwab is an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, contact Human Resources at or call 800-275-1281.

TD Ameritrade, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At TD Ameritrade we believe People Matter. We value diversity and believe that it goes beyond all protected classes, thoughts, ideas, and perspectives.

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