Application Security Lead Associate - Kiewit Technology Group at Kiewit (Omaha, NE)

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Requisition ID: 159239

Job Level: Senior Level

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group

Department: Information Technology

Market: Corporate Home Office

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

The Application Security Lead Associate plays a central role in securing Kiewit's custom and third party applications. This position interacts frequently with development, architecture and business teams to ensure secure coding practices are followed throughout the software development life cycle. Additionally, this position manages and leads a team of engineers and analysts with an emphasis on the responsibilities listed below.

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) builds solutions to enable and support a $12.5 billion company. Our mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys technology solutions to the field and home office departments that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit's business and lifecycle of a project to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. When you join KTG, you will make an impact on the critical work we do every day.

Location

This position will be based out of our Kiewit Business Center at 12720 I Street. Omaha, NE. This is a shared service center in a professional office setting.

Responsibilities

  • Discovery and remediation of risks presented from SAST and DAST tooling output.
  • Automation requested by the Security Operations Center and other Cyber teams.
  • Penetration testing.
  • Vetting and on-going hygiene of third party services and cloud providers.
  • Malware analysis and reverse engineering as needed by the Security Operations Center.
  • Testing, explanation and prioritization of emerging advanced threats.
  • A strong fundamental knowledge of how servers, networks and applications work
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to prioritize risks posing the largest threat to the organization
  • The ability to manage diverse teams of analysts and engineers through complex projects involving multiple teams
  • Knowledge and experience with scripting/automation tools such as Powershell or Python
  • Cross-department collaboration and communication to ensure appropriate processes, procedures and tools are installed, monitored, and effectively operating and alerting
  • Strategy, planning, and operational excellence through continuous improvement and automation
  • Provides guidance and awareness of secure solutions and requirements
  • Prioritize workflow; addressing technical and non-technical escalations and satisfaction
  • Participate in knowledge sharing with other administrators to develop various levels of skill sets on the team
  • Interface with technical personnel and other teams as required
  • Support the information security function within the company as needed


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer related field such as Information Assurance, Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering (equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered)
  • 10 years related work experience required in Information Technology
  • Related work experience required in system administration, software development or security operations
  • Professional certifications such as CompTIA Network+, Security+, CISSP, CISM, OSCP or GIAC a plus
  • Understanding of security related technologies such as cryptography, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, access lists, and application vulnerabilities
  • Familiarity with tools used in security operations, incident response, and forensics
  • Natural curiosity, and a desire to continually learn and improve
  • Experience collecting and using data to build compelling or engaging visuals is a plus
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Must be able to identify issues, obtain relevant information, relate and compare data from different sources, and identify alternative solutions
  • Must be able to provide guidance and feedback to help an employee or groups of employees strengthen their knowledge, skills and abilities to accomplish a task or solve a problem
  • Must have the ability to write technical information in a clear and concise manner and to be able to convey information appropriately for a variety of audiences
  • Must be highly motivated, self-starting and self-directed with the ability to multi-task, work independently and as a part of multiple teams
  • Ability to work off-hours when required and be part of an on-call rotation.

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Other requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance .
  • Work productively and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees and others; individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There's no limit to what you'll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you'll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you're building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you're bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you'll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you'll be part of a mission that's bigger than you can imagine.

Here, you'll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience - all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs
Job Segment: Construction, Cloud, Testing, Corporate Security, Project Manager, Engineering, Technology, Security
More Information on Kiewit
Kiewit operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Kiewit was founded in 1884. It has 27000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 67 open jobs at Kiewit, click here.
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