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Application Security Engineer

Job Function Programming Location Remote Workplace Type Remote Travel 10% Date Posted 02/22/2024 Job ID 14178

At Jack Henry, we deliver technology solutions that are digitally transforming and empowering community banks and credit unions to provide enhanced and streamlined user experiences to their customers and members. Our best-in-class products are just the start as we lay the groundwork for the future of digital banking and payments. We hope you'll join us. We can't do it without you. 

We seek a highly skilled and motivated Application Security Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will work closely with our development teams to ensure the security of our software solutions. You will be responsible for assessing the security risks of our applications, implementing security measures, and integrating security best practices throughout the development lifecycle. 

What you'll be responsible for: 

  • Collaborate with development teams to identify and mitigate product and solution architecture security vulnerabilities.
  • Engage closely with Jack Henry's enterprise security team and Credit Union (CU) solution development teams to conduct thorough enterprise security assessments, review findings, and implement highly effective remediation strategies.
  • Provide guidance and training to development teams on secure coding practices and security best practices.
  • Attend software architecture review sessions to assess designs from a security standpoint, ensuring compliance with established security standards, policies, and requirements. Contribute by providing insights, asking pertinent security-related questions, and offering recommendations to enhance the security posture of the proposed solutions.
  • Stay current on security threats, trends, and technologies to address emerging risks proactively.
  • Effective communicator delivering key messages to team stakeholders and business partners using clear, informative verbal and written communications.
  • Experience in application and product security coupled with a strong understanding and knowledge of relevant technology stacks.
  • Understanding of software development and system configurations and being able to recommend modifications to those to ensure better security posture.
  • May perform other job duties as assigned.

What you'll need to have: 

  •  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Security, or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working as an Application Security Engineer. 
  • Strong understanding of software development processes and methodologies. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and adapt to a dynamic and evolving security landscape. 
  • Hands-on experience with security tools and vulnerability report analysis. 
  • Knowledge of security standards and frameworks like OWASP, NIST, and CIS. 
  • Excellent communication skills to convey complex security concepts and findings to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. 
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in data analysis tools and technologies. 

What would be nice for you to have: 

  •  Coding experience with two or more programming languages 
  • Familiarity with PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) requirements and best practices 
  • Experience with penetration tests and penetration test report analysis. 
  • Understanding of three or more security domains (such as platform security, network security, application security, etc.). 
  • Knowledge of security information and event management (SIEM) systems and security data analytics tools. 

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this opportunity. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement on this positing, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet motivated people who align with Jack Henry's mission and can contribute to our company in a variety of ways.

Why Jack Henry?

At Jack Henry, we pride ourselves through our motto of, "Do the right thing, do whatever it takes, and have fun." We recognize the value of our associates and believe much of our company's strength and success depends on their well-being.

We demonstrate our commitment by offering outstanding benefit programs to ensure the physical, mental & financial well-being of our people is always met.

Culture of Commitment

Ask our associates why they love Jack Henry, and many will tell you it is because our culture is exceptional. We do great things together. Rising to meet challenges and seeking opportunities is part of who we are as an organization. Our culture has helped us stay strong through challenging times and we credit our dedicated associates for our success. Visit our Corporate Responsibility site to learn more about our culture and commitment to our people, customers, community, environment, and shareholders.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Jack Henry, we know we are better together. We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings. Innovation flourishes by including all voices and makes our business - and our society - stronger. Jack Henry is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, performance management, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, education, training, social, and recreational activities to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and military and veteran status, or any other protected status protected by local, state or federal law.

No one will be subject to, and Jack Henry prohibits, any form of discipline, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for good faith reports or complaints of discrimination of any kind, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in related investigations.

Requests for full corporate job descriptions may be requested through the interview process at any time.  


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