Principal Information Security Software Engineer job – Harris Corporation – Melbourne, FL

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Title: Principal Information Security Software Engineer

REQ ID: CHQ20172303-17944

Location : Melbourne, Florida

Job Description:
The Information Security Software Engineer is responsible for the Security architecture, strategy and policies governing application deployment for Harris Corporation.

This individual will be required to work across the corporation and various levels of engineering and management to identify and set direction.

In depth Knowledge of PKI

Must have proven ability to present decisions to Executive Management and technical specialists for consensus building across the corporation.

Must demonstrate mastery of hands-on information software and security competencies to be considered for this position.

Some travel will be required.

Responsible for architecting Web Application Security controls across corporation, including Web Applications Firewalls, data bases for information systems.

Implements, enforces, communicates and develops security policies or plans for data categorization, software applications and databases.

Must possess Executive Management potential.

Serve as a mentor to Jr. Security Analysts/Engineers, including regular seminars on topics of interest and knowledge gained from attending industry conferences.

Must know OWASP top 10 and able to influence others to follow without direct line authority

Utilize code scanning tools to identify risks in applications prior to deployment. Work on development teams to address risk and mitigation.

Develop Security architecture for Web Applications, including Web design and selection of Web Application Firewalls (WAF). Create rules, exceptions and mitigate known risks.

Review deployed architecture logs and reports to identify potential exploits. Work with applications teams to repair exploited code.

Work on Merger and Acquisition teams to identity all Internet facing web applications and integration/migration plans for acquired assets.

Lead external third party security testing/penetration testing.

Work with Incident Response Team (IRT) to analyze code (executables, javascript, PDF, etc) to determine purpose and impact to computing resources.

Work with Product Line engineering resources to ensure all of customers delivered products are secure.

Work with DBAs to identify data fields for encryption and architecture for deployment.

Build out training program for developers and serve as application Security “evangelist” for the corporation, implementing security practices in our product line SDLC.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

Must have 9+ years of work-related programming and debugging of web applications in either Java, ASP, or C#.

Must have 3+ years experience with Information Security

Deep understanding on HTTP protocol. Must be able to address/debug issues with only HTTP stream for review.

Demonstrated expertise in analyzing intelligence information and technical data to identify exploitation opportunities to develop realtime solutions to mitigate immediate issues and interpret results to guide long term security architecture.

Ability to obtain a US DOD Security clearance is required

Understanding of Engineering maturity models

Ability to architect defensive countermeasures and mitigation strategies.

Self starter must be able to work independently.

Good customer service with strong oral/written communication skills.

Must be self-motivated and be capable of handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

Preferred/Additional Skills:
Ability to reverse engineer malware and questionable executables.

Knowledge of Oracle and/or SQL highly desirable


Knowledge of FISMA, NISPOM, NIST, PCI, HIPAA, ISO 27000 and SOX

MS preferred.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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