Application Security Engineer

Who is Mastercard?

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Job Title

Application Security Engineer

Mastercard is seeking candidates to join our Security Engineering team in St Louis where we are developing the next generation of applications and services to enable consumers and businesses to securely, efficiently, and intelligently conduct payment transactions. We are looking for an experienced security engineer to design and architect critical web services and applicaitions in cloud environments.

•Can you demonstrate a high level of expertise in information security and secure development disciplines?
•Can you advise development teams on how to securely design applications and services following industry best practices and enhance existing approaches to security engineering?
•Can you provide detailed guidance on how to securely develop and deploy applications in public cloud environments?
•Have you performed security analysis of web applications and web services and understand the threats, attacks and risks to payment applications?
•Can you analyse an application architecture to reduce the security risk to an acceptable level, while still providing beneficial functionality for the end user?

Role
•Provide technical design and architecture advice to internal development teams on how to securely develop and build applications
•Define secure patterns for deploying critical business applications in cloud environments
•Consult with developers and evaluate business requests and proposed designs to determine feasibility; work with software development teams to define alternatives and recommend optimal solutions to meet security and regulatory requirements in the design of new/enhanced systems
•Leverage security experience and knowledge within digital commerce arena to cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal MasterCard stakeholders, including business owners, end-users, customers, project managers, engineers, and senior management
•Define security requirements and guidelines to ensure repeatable processes are followed by worldwide teams
•Assist in the strategy, standards, and architecture for the security of Mastercard's cloud deployments

All About You
•Experience providing security architecture advice for web based applications and web services
•Deep knowledge of secure development techniques based on guidance from OWASP, NIST etc.
•Strong understanding of information security, risk and data privacy within the domain of digital commerce including relevant practical experience
•Demonstrate a broad awareness of security engineering concepts and practices across all phases of the software development lifecycle
•Knowledge and technical security experience in cryptography, including several of the following: encryption, hashing, key management, digital certificates, TLS
•Awareness of security capabilities and security constraints of deploying critical applications in a cloud environment
•Awareness of continuous delivery/continuous integration processes and procedures including security considerations in automated workflows
•Technical experience with Java or similar enterprise programming language, especially related to secure coding best practices
•Demonstrated experience designing secure multi-domain Internet-facing applications
•Demonstrate technical competency in security engineering based on hands-on experience or relevant qualifications
•Demonstrate the ability to articulate and communicate effectively to diverse audiences and properly translate security and risk management terminology into business terms, and recommend alternative solutions to these stakeholders.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable.accommodation@mastercard.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.


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