Advisor, Application Security Engineering

What We'll Bring:
At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation we are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius. Come be a part of our team - you'll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring:

  • 3+ years of software development experience and/or full-stack engineering
  • Extensive experience with designing, building and maintaining application security solutions -- DAST, SAST, SCA
  • Ability to translate policies into event-driven as-code solutions
  • Proficiencies with popular scripting and programming language frameworks -- python, java, javascript, ruby, .NET, C++, C#
  • An advanced understanding of varying application development architectures, platforms and methodologies
  • Robust experience with CI/CD best practices and technologies such as git, jenkins, drone, terraform, ansible and chef
  • A passion for innovation and the challenges of creating something new
  • Demonstrated ability to develop long-term strategies and lead large and complex endeavors
  • Ability to stay current with evolving technologies and effectively educate leadership on trends and opportunities
  • Ability to identify potential problems and quickly present options to overcome or bypass those issues
  • Self-starter personality that is continually looking for opportunities to simplify and optimize technologies and processes
  • Desire to work in a collaborative environment and to serve as a coach and mentor for junior team members
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills and executive presence


We'd Love to See:
  • Robust expertise and expertise with cloud and container platforms
  • Ample experience with cloud native and open source security solutions
  • One or more of the following (or similar) certifications: GPEN, GWAPT, GWEB, OSCP, CASS, CISSP, eCPPT
  • Experience with tools such as Veracode, IBM AppScan, BlackDuck, Burp Suite, Checkmarx, SonarQube


Impact You'll Make:

Application Security Engineering is a DevOps team at TransUnion focused on building first-of-its-kind security products and services for the enterprise. As a member of this innovative agile group, you will collaborate with others to develop and maintain application security tooling, integrations and event-driven automations. Engineers on this team will be challenged to provide technical and thought leadership in an effort to improve secure development practices through simplified/optimized application security services. To succeed in this role, you need to be courageous, eager to learn, able to work through ambiguity, communicate effectively, and foster idea generation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

TransUnion's Internal Job Title:
Advisor, Info Sec Engineering


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