• Application Security Tester (Junior)

    Job Locations US-VA-Falls Church
    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 seeking a professional and experienced Application Security Tester (Junior) to add to its team in support of the United States Postal Service. 


    • Assist with develop and implementation of the penetration testing strategy, processes and procedures. 
    • Supports technical security assessments of applications and infrastructure, security design reviews as well as risk assessments.
    • This is a hands-on role, requiring support of technical skills from the hardware to the application layer.
    • Supports project teams, application owners, and general technology teams on relevant security controls and secure SDLC  process requirements
    • Perform the activities necessary to ensure effective delivery of application security services across the enterprise
    • Supports in security architecture reviews and exception approval processes
    • Supports security’s role in change management
    • Supports the creation of meaningful metrics to demonstrate the effectiveness of security controls and security team operations


    • 2+ years’ experience in Information Security and a background in application development (HTML/CSS, HTTPS, Python, Java/Javascript,).
    • Understanding of UNIX and Windows operating systems and webhosting platforms
    • Understanding of network protocols coupled with experience with web proxies, web application firewalls, and vulnerability assessment tools.
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with a high level of analytical and problem-solving abilities
    • Positive attitude with strong oral and written communication skills
    • Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • No certifications required but CISSP or equivalent security related industry certifications desired
    • Excellent attention to detail

    ** 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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