• Security Engineer (eCommerce)

    Job Locations US-NC-Morrisville
    Posted Date 3 days ago(7/17/2018 2:22 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.


    NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a professional and experienced eCommerce Security Engineer to add to its team in support of the United States Postal Service. 


    • Leading security architecture/design analysis and reviews for external facing web applications throughout the company, including cloud and mobile
    • Identifying and categorizing website / web technology exploitation & abuse vectors
    • Functioning as a technical point of contact for product teams as it relates to application security, and site abuse prevention
    • Consulting on security architectures related to web applications, and mobile/cloud computing products and services
    • Working with security architects and ISSO representatives on new projects and mitigation of threat vectors in existing projects
    • Helping guide security requirements and objectives for product features
    • Work closely with stakeholders to implement, maintain, and troubleshoot eCommerce protection and monitoring technologies across select customer applications and ensure peak performance, availability and low occurrence of false positives.
    • Work closely with application development groups to assess future applications and / or enhancements to identify abuse vectors.
    • Monitor and interpret traffic analytics to help identify malicious traffic, performance and availability issues.
    • Analyze and interpret raw data using Splunk and other analytic tools to and statistical techniques to identify trends and patterns and provide ongoing insight and visibility to management.
    • Provide ongoing support to existing monitoring capabilities and data collection systems. Provide development support for the expansion and implementation of new systems.
    • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities across a broad customer.
    • Help to develop and document procedural guides, SOPs, and process flows for the functions performed
    • Contributing to the development of re-engineering methods to improve processes, reduce risks, increase controls and/or increase customer satisfaction
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business IT or related field, Master’s degree in related field preferred.
    • SHAPE & Akamai are preffered.
    • Minimum 8 years’ experience working in e-commerce
    • Minimum 4 years’ experience working in IT Security
    • Advanced technical expertise with managing and operating large eCommerce websites
    • You have experience in various aspects of application security, such as security architecture analysis/reviews, threat modeling, and security testing
    • Strong knowledge of and experiences with Windows, Linux and Mainframe platforms
    • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing large datasets
    • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
    • Experience working in a fast-paced complex system 
    • Experience in a very large enterprise environment
    • Experience communicating and presenting to executive level management
    • Understanding of working with complex networks
    • Desired Certifications: CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, CCNA, CCNP

    ** US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred but not required), must successfully complete the government’s security process (required) **




    NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.


    NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit 


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