Software Product Security Specialist (Application Security)-Perm

Please note that this is a perm Product Security position and not a Corporate IT Security position. Also, it relates to Application Security, as opposed to Network Security or System Security. Location: Burlington, MA USA

My client is looking for a Software Product Security Specialist to help define and evangelize security best practices for all delivery models. As a member of the Application Security and Compliance team, you will guide our software development organization through the product secure development life cycle process. You will provide guidance and expertise on security of products as well as advice to developers on application security best practices. You will prescribe actions, co-establish remediation plans and track progress. You will be aware of industry trends, advances in technology and current threats as they pertain to application security.


You will work with smart and passionate people to deliver results that have a direct impact on the company’s bottom line.

You will take on important and exciting responsibility from day one, working with key stakeholders across the company.

You will be challenged to excel and lead alongside the brightest talent in the industry and be rewarded for your achievements.



Drive consistency and adoption of application security best practices through creation, implementation and execution of policies and procedures

Establish best practices for the efficient management and safeguarding of resources and assure internal controls meet company standards

Performs risk assessment of products to prioritize products requiring security scrutiny.

Conducts security architecture reviews on existing products and offer plans for remediation.

Works with development and testing teams to ensure the use of secure coding practices

Performs code review from a security perspective.

Performs threat modeling activities.



Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience).



Basic Qualifications:

3+ years of experience as a product security professional for a software engineering organization and/or ISV.

Secure software development lifecycle experience and adherence to industry benchmarks (OWASP top 10, SANS top 25, MS SDL, etc.)

Detailed technical knowledge of two or more of the following security activities: product risk assessment, security architecture reviews, security code reviews, and threat modeling.

Experience in using application security tools for both static and dynamic scanning; experience with IBM AppScan is a plus

Knowledge of web and distributed application architecture, programming languages and technology.

Knowledge of Security Assurance and Certification benchmarks (ISO 27034, ISA 62443, etc.)

High energy, focus on delivering results, and ability to self-manage.

Continual drive to increase your knowledge and enhance your skills.

High level of personal integrity, ability to professionally handle confidential matters, and reflect appropriate level of judgment and maturity.

Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

Demonstrated ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner.


Preferred Qualifications that would be a plus:

Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP), and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certifications.

Proficiency in Enterprise System Security including Authentication, Authorization, Permissions, LDAP, Active Directory, OAuth, SAML 2.0 tokens

Experience in implementing dynamic and secure web services; knowledge of WS* Web Services and REST.

Experience Agile Software Methodology, Scrum, iterative software methodologies.

If interested and more importantly qualified, please send updated resume with contact info to and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately Visa Sponsorship or transfer NOT available for this role.

Java Sr. Software Engineer-integrations

My client is growing and looking for qualified SW Engineers to help them grow! Unfortunately, Visa Sponsorship or transfer NOT available for this role.

My client is the premier provider of application security solutions, transforming the way companies secure applications in today’s software driven world.

They are seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join their team and play a lead role in the evolution of the portfolio of their newest product, allowing easy integration of our scanning into IDEs (Eclipse, Visual Studio, IntelliJ), build servers (Jenkins/Hudson, Maven, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team Services), and integration into developers’ own tools and command lines (API Wrappers for Java and .NET).This is a hands-on development role including tasks such as code reviews, coding new enhancements, maintaining our existing code base, participating and driving architectural decisions, and ensuring a superior user experience.

Requirements & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Science or Engineering. Master’s degree a plus. 5+ years of experience required
  • Quickly navigate and learn the integration frameworks and APIs within each ecosystem (Eclipse, IntelliJ, Jenkins, VSTS, etc.)
  • Proficient developing with Java. Strong C# a significant plus.

– Experience developing for Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud desired.

  • Collaborate with our UX team to implement a compelling user experience for developers
  • Ensure projects are completed on schedule with high quality on or below budget
  • Communicate with project stakeholders and the management team regarding status/direction of projects
  • Experience with Application Security desired
  • Very strong business acumen and analytic skills required
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Previous experience developing tooling, SDKs, or frameworks for other developers.

This position could pay a base salary in the 110-120K range + or – DOE plus stock and an excellent comprehensive benefits package.

If interested and more importantly qualified, please send your updated resume with contact info to and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately, Visa Sponsorship or transfer NOT available for this role.

UX Designer-IDE experience needed

Location: Burlington, MA

 Job Description

My client is growing and an outstanding place to work! They will pay a very competitive base salary plus stock options and a great comprehensive benefit package.

Come be part of a busy UX team as they create a user experience that is a competitive differentiator for their company. In this role, you’ll report to the Director of UX and work with a smart, fun, and energetic team of nine UX designers/researchers and technical writers.They value the individual. They create an environment to bring out the best in one another. They cheer lead and celebrate victories. We help our customers be heroes.

Our team works closely with product management and development as an integrated practice serving the UX needs of a dozen agile teams. You’ll take on complex and challenging UX projects, that will give you the opportunity to grow technically and as a designer.

For this role, we are specifically looking for a UX designer to work closely with our IDE integrations PM and development team. The ideal candidate for this position would either have a development background with experience using multiple IDEs OR will have experience designing products that integrate with multiple IDEs as well as validating the usability of IDE integration products.

·Have experience designing for or working with multiple IDEs

·Have experience with standard User Experience methodologies and techniques

·Quickly design and produce wireframes for new features using Balsamiq or Sketch

·Create mid-fidelity prototypes for use in customer research and usability testing

·Validate concepts and designs at all stages with customers and partners

·Enjoy working on complex, enterprise applications

·Be comfortable operating in an Agile development environment

·Enjoy collaborating with other UX designers

·Partner with PM and Developer stakeholders

·Provide feedback to and receive feedback from peers in design reviews

·Have experience with multiple user research methods (walk throughs, testing, interviews, surveys)

Bonus points for:

·Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite products

·Experience with HTML5, CSS3, and other web technologies

·Visual design background, including the ability to produce web graphics

·Data visualization/information design skills

·Knowledge of what makes a service integrate well with a continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline

·Experience with REST APIs

If interested and more importantly qualified, send your updated resume to with contact info and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this role.


Java Software Engineer

My client is growing and an outstanding place to work. The base salary range for this role goes up to 115-120K + or – DOE plus stock and an excellent comprehensive benefits package. Location-Burlington, MA

They are currently looking for a Software Engineer to join our fast-paced and innovative team in building the next generation of their platform. This is a full stack role that will play a crucial part in migrating our platform to a modern, micro-service architecture.

Do you enjoy a challenging and collaborative company culture that encourages you to grow and learn? Do you enjoy having fun with a spirited team while delivering industry-leading products and features? We offer unlimited vacation time, flexible hours, bi-annual hackathons, and many after-hours activities to interact with your fellow employees! Come join our team!

Required Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years experience developing object-oriented software with Java J2EE, JDBC
  • Experience in building microservice solutions e.g. Dropwizard, Spring Cloud
  • Experience in a continuous build and integration environment e.g. Git, Jenkins, Maven, Nexus
  • Understanding and genuine interest in the Full Stack including Server and

Network technologies, data modeling, business logic, API, and User


  • Web application development (e.g. HTML, Javascript, CSS)
  • Strong communication skills, self-motivated, and able to work effectively in a fast paced, dynamic environment

BS/BA. in Computer Science or Engineering; M.S. degree is a plus

Desirable Skills and Experiences

  • Understanding of security related technologies and secure coding practices
  • Performance and scalability
  • Understanding of SaaS infrastructure, including Server, Network, and Hosting infrastructure
  • Previous experience building web facing API(s)

If you are interested and more importantly feel qualified for this role, please send your updated resume with contact info to and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer NOT available for this role.

Database Engineer/DBA –up to 140K base plus 15% bonus and benefits-greater Boston, MA location

Unfortunately Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this role-This is a perm position.

My client is seeking an individual with deep expertise in 24×7 Oracle database operations and administration. Strong tuning skills are a critical requirement for this role.

DBA must possess demonstrated knowledge in Oracle/Unix environments. Performs ongoing database administration tasks including database reorgs, routine maintenance, performance tuning, software installation, database migrations, and backup/recovery. Will be responsible for developing and documenting standards and procedures. Should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Should have experience modifying SQL and PL/SQL, creating/modifying procedures, triggers, etc. Should be able to modify/create shell scripts. Strong knowledge of backup/recovery processes is a must. Good communication and project management skills are essential. Extensive experience resolving moderate to complex database performance issues, database capacity issues, replications, and other distributed data issues.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage and support 100+ Oracle production databases, as well as standby’s and development copies
  • Provide response for all database issues. This position includes a rotating on-call 24 x 7 schedule responding to critical events and situations outside normal work hours.
  • Strong scripting skills in any UNIX shell, Perl with the ability to provide requirements for task automation, resource monitoring and performance monitoring.
  • Document all database system components
  • Develop, manage and execute controls in support of SAS70, Sarbannes Oxley compliance, including disaster recovery tests per our SAS 70 and SOX policies
  • Provide metrics to various internal and external customers to accurately measure the health of the databases.
  • Advanced level knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL skills and the ability to maintain complex stored procedures and web applications.
  • Monitor database activity and file usage, and ensure necessary resources are present.
  • Implement and support database security regulations, policies, and guidelines. Monitor security bulletins to obtain information of potential threats; install necessary security patches to ensure ongoing database security.
  • Administer, maintain, and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the availability, security and integrity of the Oracle databases.
  • Perform complex root cause Analysis of problems and subsequently, make and implement recommendations to prevent future occurrences or customer impact.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills


  • Superior Oracle technical skills, including Oracle 12c, ASM, DataGuard, OEM and RMAN Experience
  • Strong SQL programming, PL/SQL, and perl scripting skills
  • Strong Linux skills
  • Oracle Performance Tuning experience required
  • Database security/encryption experience is preferable
  • 3-5 years’ experience as an Oracle DBA.
  • Ability to automate tasks and procedures as needed with any modern technology

If interested and more importantly qualified, send updated resume with contact info to and you will be contacted immediately.

Platform as a Service Team-Sr./Principal Engineer-greater Boston, MA location

My client is growing and looking for local candidates-No Visa Sponsorship or transfer available for this role.

Platform as a Service Team

Sr./Principal Engineer- Individual Contributor – very competitive base + 15% bonus + benefits

My client is a technology-enabled services company, and as they progress towards their vision of being the health information backbone for the entire nation, they need to ensure that their products are built on a truly elastic and performant platform. They are embarking on an initiative to deliver a new set of core services that will allow their own product teams, as well as external 3rd parties, to efficiently consume and manipulate enormous data sets and operate at the truly massive scale they need to in order to service the country’s health information needs. Come join our fast-paced and high-energy team and help make this aspiration a reality.

Position Summary:

They are looking for strong candidates to join our teams working in the Platform as a Service group. At a high level, these teams are working on a set of micro services that will:

– provide a centralized healthcare data I/O framework allowing any system or user, both internal and external, to extract and persist data at scale

– provide a programmatic and GUI-based means of managing the orchestration of state-machines, complex event processing, and the massive amount of ETL we perform on a daily basis

– provide a holistic and consolidated view on a patient’s demographic, claim and clinical data regardless of whether the data is sourced from one of our practices, another vendor’s acute or ambulatory EHR or any point of care in the care continuum.

Education, Experience, & Skills Required :

8-10 years of experience in an engineering role

Experience in an Agile environment preferred

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Significant software engineering skills, object-oriented programming and computer science experience

Knowledge of at least one programming language such as: Javascript (nodejs), Java, C#, C++, Perl, or Python

Familiarity with Unix/Linux, Big Data, SQL, NoSQL, and various other technologies

Exposure to distributed computing tech (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Cassandra, ElasticSearch), Microservice and API design

Experience deploying or managing applications in an AWS or private cloud environment

If interested and more importantly qualified, please email updated resume with contact info to and you will be contacted immediately. I can also send a complete and more detailed job description.

Lead Developer-Security Subject Matter Expert- Watertown, MA

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your software development skills to make a difference? My client is growing and is transforming healthcare by creating easy to use, ultra-powerful, cloud based tools which allow medical professionals to focus on what they do best – treat patients.

This position can pay a very Competitive base salary plus 15% bonus( paid out twice yearly) and a great comprehensive benefits package. Unfortunately Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this role.

As a Lead Developer working on the Security Features Team , you will be responsible for implementing, maintaining or advising on all application security features needed to bring their core products up to a high level of security standards/capabilities.

Contributions to the Team

Act as the subject matter expert for area of assignment.

Serve as Scrum Master as assigned and ensure high team effectiveness and efficiency.

Cross functional Coordination and Communication

Work collaboratively across the Technology and Product organizations to ensure alignment towards business goals

Mentorship of Others

Advise and train members of the team to maximize overall productivity and effectiveness of the team.

Education, Experience, & Skills Required:

8-10 years of experience in an engineering role with significant software engineering skills and computer science experience.

Experience in an Agile environment preferred.

Expertise in modern programming languages such as: C#, C++, Perl, Java, Python, and javascript/jQuery.

Experience with 2FA, SAML, SSO, OAuth, Roles and Permissions, Authentication, Authorization, Encryption, OWASP top 10, Secure coding, application security, Session Management.

Experience with object oriented programing, relational database technologies, distributed computing tech (Hadoop, spark), RESTful API, WebUI (HTML 5) and Modern JS frameworks.

Experience with iOS and Android environments.

If interested and more importantly qualified, please send updated resume with contact info to and you will be contacted immediately. I can send you a more detailed job description as well.

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