Junior Cyber Security Application Engineer

As Junior Cyber Security Application Engineer you will support activities that ensure the safety of information systems and assets, protecting systems and information from unauthorized access or modification. You will assist in development of security practices. Overall, you will help ensure that stakeholders understand and adhere to necessary policy and procedures.

Day-to-day, you will:

- Assist in researching, analyzing and troubleshooting information/technology systems compliance and security issues

- Assist with security incident response activities

- Help identify and resolve security issues affecting architectures, network/data traffic, and network access

- Assist in providing security infrastructure support for enterprise systems

- Support development of a variety of security deliverables, including: system security plans, security and risk assessment reports, privacy impact assessments (PIA), contingency plans, milestones, etc.

- Identify, validate, and report on security incidents and events based on enterprise policies and procedures

- Support compliance programs and activities

Your technical and non-technical skills may include:

- Knowledgeable of penetration testing methodologies

- Solid Experience with OWASP guideline and application for desktop and mobile software development

- Knowledgeable of security incident management

- Knowledgeable about systems security, testing, databases and mobility considerations

- Solid understanding of the software and security development lifecycle

- Knowledge of security practices for cloud computing environment

- Prior project and/or consulting work a plus

- Ability to interact with internal stakeholders of diverse professional backgrounds

- Good communications and presentations skills

Preferred Certifications:

Security certification (CompTIA+, CISSP, OCSP, etc.) a plus

You will likely possess a degree (or equivalent), preferably in IT-related field

You will likely have 1+ years of experience in software engineering experience, and software development with a security focus

Location: Milan, Rome

Requisition ID - 55113

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

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