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Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global market leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. We are on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences - and that’s just the beginning! Organizations, big and small, depend on us to accurately publicize market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and investor relations websites, and generate social engagements that continuously develop interactions with their target audience.

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Senior Product Application Security Engineer - San Francisco, CA

 Senior Product Application Security Engineer

BW Office: San Francisco, CA

Who We Are:

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global market leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. We are on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences - and that’s just the beginning!

Organizations, big and small, depend on us to accurately publicize market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and investor relations websites, and generate social engagements that continuously develop interactions with their target audience.

About the Team:

Are you looking for the opportunity to make a difference in a dynamic organization that is team focused and mission driven to build next generation cloud solutions?  Reporting to the Chief Information Security Officer, this position is a key member our Information Security team that develops and oversees the security frameworks for Business Wire.  Come join us in the heart of the San Francisco Financial District, just half a block from the Embarcadero BART/MUNI Metro station.

About the Role:

Product and Application security is paramount to maintaining client and partner trust. Security implications are one of the primary considerations in our business decision criteria, making this role a key contributor to the process. This role will require combined research, analysis, prevention, and detection from building safer and more secure systems to detecting advanced threats, including constant adaptation as new challenges emerge.

Must have a passion for security, the drive to solve challenges, and an overdeveloped need to protect your environment. As an integral member of the Information Security team, the Product Application Security Engineer will be responsible for helping us build a framework and implementing an environment that proactively protects us and our clients from compromise, reduces risk and maintains trust.  This position will be a technical lead for the compliance of policies and industry standards including but not limited to OWASP, AICPA SOC 2, and internal and external application security audit requirements. The Product Application Security Engineer will also participate in security assessments, incident response, remediation, and operational support activities.

If you have these skills and the drive to excel, then please apply now!

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop an application security framework that provides the next generation protections required to defend Business Wire and its clients from current and emerging threats

  • Design security solutions for multiple application platforms and frameworks

  • Deliver application security solutions on platforms transitioning from hosted in-house to a public cloud platform

  • Establish and maintain secure application development methodologies and practices across multiple teams

  • Conduct security assessments for web, vendor and partner applications

  • Participate and directly contribute to the (secure) SDLC process, identifying and communicating risks in design, code, processes and architecture

  • Evaluate vulnerabilities and develop remediation plans

  • Work as part of a team of security engineers, with a high degree of impact, influence and opportunity for innovation

  • Mentor team members and developers on industry best practices and methodologies

  • Understand existing processes and identify how to improve and streamline them

  • Stay connected with the broader security community and research areas of improvement

What You’ll Need:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or a closely-related degree.  MS is a plus

  • 3+ years of relevant industry experience

  • Current security certifications such as SANS GWEB or similar

  • Deep knowledge of secure practices in application design, development, threat modeling and vulnerability mitigation

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and work effectively through crisis situations

  • Ability to support multiple projects at once and drive for results independently

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to deliver instructive feedback in a constructive and encouraging manner

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Experience with various development, debugging and application security tools

  • Experience with secure code reviews in languages such as: Go, React, JavaScript, Node.js, Java, Python

  • Experience with web application testing tools for DAST, SAST, and IAST analysis

  • Experience working with distributed teams and cross-functional stakeholders

  • Proactive, organized, analytical, detail-oriented and persistent

To apply send resume to:  recruiting@businesswire.com

Business Wire is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Business Wire will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.