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Chicago, Illinois - USD Full Time Posted: Monday, 19 June 2017
What We Do:

Uptake is a Chicago-based predictive analytics SaaS platform provider that empowers major industry leaders to optimize performance, reduce asset failures and enhance safety. At Uptake, we combine our strengths-machine learning, analytics, data visualization and software development-with the expertise of our industrial partners. The result is enormous savings in development time and resources for Uptake's partners and a proven industrial grade software platform that delivers value to partners and their end customers.

What You'll Do:

As an Application Security Engineer, you'll work on the Information Security team to lead the development of security controls and security defect remediation on our engineering teams. You'll also help to foster a culture of security within the developer community.


. Advise engineering teams on the best ways to prevent security issues

. Acquire an overall understanding of codebase and establish roadmaps to remediate gaps

. Serve as a trusted adviser for development groups

. Maintain skills with new and evolving security frameworks

. Evaluate reusable code and libraries for their ability to securely perform features like authentication and session management

. Respond to key risk indicator questions during the SDLC process

. Drive the adoption of techniques and processes for developing secure applications

. Build secure-by-design frameworks and Middleware libraries to promote reuse of secure code

. Identify and close organizational knowledge gaps based on vulnerability trend information

. Provide security consulting and mentoring to internal development teams

. Provide application contextual knowledge to the security point of contact to accurately categorize severity of issues identified by the Information Security team

. Provide input on risk acceptance decisions to the Information Security team

. Build internal knowledge for software security including reference material


. University or college degree

. At least 2 years of development experience with an emphasis on secure coding best practices and manual code review

. At least 2 years of experience with the following languages: Java, Java Web Services, HTML5/JavaScript and Python

. Proven track record in implementation of security controls in the development process

. Familiarity with various OWASP frameworks, standards and cheat sheets

. Knowledge of cloud and virtualization technologies and platforms

. Experience in software development continuous integration and continuous deployment environment

. Strong interpersonal skills and expert team player with demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships

. Ability to effectively execute and drive cross functional teams in a fast paced startup environment

Preferred skills:

. CSSLP certification

. Active member of the information security community

. Be bad-ass in what you do.

Posted by StartWire

Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
6/19/2017 6:21:28 AM

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