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Applications Security Assessor, I

Company: Synopsys
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Applications Security Assessor, I


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Job Description and Requirements

Synopsys, Software Integrity Group, is named a leader for 2021 in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing (AST), in recognition of our vision and ability to execute. Security and risk management leaders will need to meet tighter deadlines and test more-complex applications by integrating and automating AST in the software life cycle eliminating risk before it puts them at risk. Every business runs on software, and defects in software create risk. We've curated the most powerful products and services to create one comprehensive platform that enables our customers to detect and remediate defects across their entire SDLC. To find out more about Synopsys SIG, check out

Application Security Engineer

We're looking for an Application Security Assessor to help our Dynamic Application Security Testing team in the Software Integrity Group at Synopsys. In this role, you will be part of a team that is responsible for conducting manual vulnerability assessments against web applications.

Responsibilities:Successfully complete our 10+ week custom internal training program - with the aim to demonstrate that you have:Acquired a sufficient understanding of the Products, Platforms & Tools required to secure web applications and ensure a Safe Digital Experience.Built the necessary level of knowledge on the Security Concepts & Principles, and Processes & Technologies needed to support our customers.Perform manual vulnerability assessments for customer web applications, including APIsCreate custom vulnerability descriptions and solutions along with instructions on how to reproduce the vulnerability in questionCollaborate with cross functional teams (locally & globally) to support customer obligations and deliver projects to agreed deadlines.Review and interpret web application & vulnerability profile data - from our technology, platforms, products, and customers.Manage own tasks and projects to agreed deadlines.Analyze application architecture for security design flaws Other ad-hoc duties as required
Required:Good technical acumen, ability to quickly digest concepts/principles and apply practically.Strong analytical & problem-solving ability.Ability to demonstrate ownership for personal & professional development.Successfully navigates operating autonomously and working collaboratively as part of a team.Capability to communicate concepts, issues and solutions to others.Contributes to a positive and healthy team environment.Self-motivated, enthusiastic and promotes a can-do operating style.Understanding of common web application security issues i.e., OWASP Top 10 and SANS Top 25At least 1 year of work experience in Application Security, Cyber Security or similarSome experience performing security assessments on applicationsExposure to Web and/or Application Security
Desired:- 3+ years of experience finding, reporting, or verifying application vulnerabilitiesIn depth knowledge of industry standard application vulnerabilities (OWASP, WASC, CWE Top 25, etc.)In depth knowledge of web browsers, web applications, and APIsKnowledge and experience with HTML, JavaScript, and server-side languages such as .NET, PHP, and JavaKnowledge and experience with industry standard application security toolsAbility to concurrently manage multiple, highly complex tasksInterpersonal, written, and verbal communication skillsExcellent problem solving and analytical skillsThe base salary range across the U.S. for this role is between $52,000-$91,000. In addition, this role may be eligible for an annual bonus, equity, and other discretionary bonuses. Synopsys offers comprehensive health, wellness, and financial benefits as part of a of a competitive total rewards package. The actual compensation offered will be based on a number of job-related factors, including location, skills, experience, and education. Your recruiter can share more specific details on the total rewards package upon request.

Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.

Job Category

Info Technology


United States

Job Subcategory

Applications Security

Hire Type


Base Salary Range

$52,000 - $91,000

Keywords: Synopsys, Mountain View , Applications Security Assessor, I, Other , Mountain View, California

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