Application Security Engineer

The Application Security Engineer will interface with the Business Group information security and application leaders to provide timely security assessments, reporting, guidance and assist with remediation.

Required Experience:


+ Years
Job Locations:

Roswell, GA

Location Restrictions:


Basic Qualifications and

The incumbent is responsible for the identification, tracking, mitigating, remediation, and verification of web security vulnerabilities in software, systems, and application services. The candidate will combine experience in information security, web development, IT operations, and project management to ensure security risks are effectively identified and appropriately addressed while maintaining a balance between security and usability. This role will define, deliver and sustain the enterprise web security strategy, standards and solutions from a governance, process, discipline and technology standpoint, to support Kimberly-Clark’s global and enterprise environments

  • Excellent written and verbal communication capability with a customer focus
  • Success in collaborating with customers, partners, and co-workers across cultural boundaries (including flexibility in work schedule as needed)
  • Able to identify, address or escalate potential dependencies and issues
  • Manage the effort within deferred and expense budget constraints (if project lead)
  • Effectively manage ambiguity, change and conflict
  • Effectively prioritize in high pressure situations
  • Strong project leadership and support skills
  • Demonstrated track record of success in delivering in a security environment
  • Proven experience in navigating complex organizations with creative problem solving
  • At ease in establishing senior-level working relationships and communications
  • Ability to deliver a clear yet compelling and realistic business case
  • Ability to translate complex technical topics into easy to understand concepts
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in security or network architecture/engineering role including designing and deploying security solutions
  • Strong analytical skills and cross functional knowledge across multiple security disciplines
  • Strong working experience with databases and data warehouse technologies and solutions
  • Working experience with systems automation in a major scripting language (Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff
  • Must possess a high degree of integrity, be trustworthy, and have the ability to work with autonomy
  • Any of the following are a plus: CISSP, CISM
  • Master’s Degree a plus

Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-7 Years of IT experience or 5+ with an accompanying Cyber Master’s degree
  • 2-4 years of knowledge using Burp Suite Pro with a documented history of production website vulnerabilities discovered using the tool.
  • 3+ years’ experience with Infrastructure engineering security
  • Experience with multiple programming languages (such as ASP.NET, Java, Powershell, Ruby, Perl, etc...)
  • 3+ years of web application security experience required (AppScan and Web Application Firewall)
  • Service oriented mentality with focus on customer service

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