Application Security Engineers WAF

Employer: Alert Logic
Posted: 8/22/2014
Location: South Wales
Deadline: 9/19/2014

An experienced Web Application Firewall Engineer is required to join a pioneering American technology organisation currently building its first UK presence in Cardiff. 

Alert Logic is positioned between two pressing technology concerns: widespread adoption of cloud technologies, and the escalated demands of security in a connected world. In supplying software-as-a-service solutions with integrated security services, Alert Logic defines the best methods of securing networks and upholding data compliance across multiple services. 

IntaPeople is working with Alert Logic to build the Security Operations Centre team to play a pivotal role in the monitoring and management of security for customers’ networks and infrastructures. 

The Web Application Firewall Engineer will have direct contact with customers and will be working to determine the legitimacy of blocked requests, tuning the Web Application Firewall to allow valid requests, and ensuring the highest level of web-based application protection. 

As a Web Application Firewall Engineer in this highly skilled team you will be able to learn and develop your skills and work to protect the infrastructure and data of some of the world most recognisable brands. You will also have the opportunity to gain industry recognised qualifications and work with some of the best security professionals in the business. 

Primary Responsibilities: • Work directly with customer to identify and allow legitimate activity • Tune WAFs to ensure maximum availability of customer applications • Verify client protection by conducting assessments of recently applied or modified WAF rules • Serve as application security subject matter expert to other Alert Logic Security Teams • Meet the expectations of Alert Logic clients in accordance with their Service Level Agreement • Provide customer service experience that exceeds customer expectation • Produce reporting artefacts at customer or auditor's request 

Required Skills • Solid experience with OWASP Top Ten Vulnerabilities • Demonstrated familiarity with PCRE, HTTP, XML, SSL, and reverse proxies • Working knowledge of SQL, Perl, Python, PHP, or Javascript • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills • Outstanding customer service skills • Strong attention to detail • Fast learner and team player 

As well as a competitive salary this company offers not only stability, career progression and a generous benefits package. Backed by £1.15 million of Welsh government business finance, the expansion of Alert Logic will create almost 130 jobs across Wales. 

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