Applied Memetics LLC

  • Security Specialist / Security Tester – Senior Level

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Applied Mememtics LLC is seeking a Security Specialist / Tester - Senior to provide support on the Census 2020 program. Primary work locations are Suitland, MD, Greenbelt, MD, Silver Spring, MD, and SE DC. US citizenship or US Green Card holders are required for this role. 


    Responsiblities include:

    • Applies extensive expertise in software testing
    • Solves complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
    • Performs work without need for direct supervision
    • Makes sound decisions that achieve critical organizational objectives
    • Can function in project leadership roles and represent Vidoori as the prime customer contact on significant technical matters
    • Able to think critically and creatively. Capable of synthesizing and analyzing large amounts of data related to complex systems. Ability to articulate thoughts and findings in a concise and comprehensive manner. Candidate should also have a strong professional bearing.
    • Makes sound decisions that achieve critical organizational objectives


    Must have:

    • Strong English language skills are required 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment is required
    • QA professional with 5+ years of experience and a track record of being a difference maker
    • Detailed technical knowledge of techniques, standards and state-of-the art capabilities for authentication and authorization, applied cryptography, security vulnerabilities and remediation.
    • Expert knowledge of Security principles, techniques and technologies
    • Good understanding of network protocols, design and operations
    • Software development experience in following core languages: Java, Javascript, web service and oracle are big plus.
    • Adequate knowledge of web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols.
    • Vulnerability and threat management experience
    • Experience with various security tools and products (Fortify, AppScan, Paros, Webscarab, Nessus etc…)
    • Application development background and security knowledge – example of languages include Java, J2EE.
    • Excellent understanding of software design techniques.
    • Experience in Agile development methodologies preferable.
    • Proven ability to deliver quality results in a busy and dynamic business focused environment.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience/knowledge
    • Ability to lead and mentor members of the QA team
    • Ability to comprehend complexity, to fully understand a product with all of its business and technological implications, and to approach the improvement of its quality from that perspective
    • High degree of efficiency and motivation in work habits in a challenging, fast-paced environment. Committed to meeting testing deadlines
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills, with both technical and non-technical team members



    • BE, BTech or MCA with minimum 7 years of experience in Security Testing


    • Seeking seven (7) years of experience performing security testing activities, with a Bachelor of Science degree in a technical discipline, or five (5) years of experience with a Master’s degree


    **Government Contracting Experience Preferred**


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