Senior Application Security Engineer:
Merck

BUS002493-en_US
Merck
Austin Texas
Pharmaceutical
Description
Requisition ID: BUS002493

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its 125-year legacy. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck’s Information Technology organization partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. Ours is a high energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing Merck’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.

How will you invent the future?

As a Senior Application Security Engineer at Merck’s Austin IT HUB, you will be part of inventing tomorrow. Our Innovative centers are where great people come together and deliver solutions that save and improve lives. 

 

We are seeking motivated talent interested in solving problems to improve tomorrow.


You will:

  • Join a new team focused on Application Security and Software Assurance.
  • Support and interface with application developers as a security practitioner.
  • Work across differing business verticals and disciplines.
  • Act as point of contact for software security questions and support.
  • Assist with security and compliance projects on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Work directly with developers to remediate software vulnerabilities.

 

You will work and learn more about:

  • Pharmaceutical business and digital health software.
  • Software composition analysis and secure coding techniques.
  • Penetration testing analysis and remediation.
  • Coordinating the publication and adoption of secure development guidelines.
  • Training programs targeted to secure software development.
  • Working globally across our market and hub network.

Position is in Austin, Texas. 

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required
  • Concentration in one of the following fields preferred
    • Computer Science
    • Cybersecurity
    • Management/Computer Information Systems
    • Information Assurance

 

Required:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of software engineering experience with commercial software
  • A minimum of one (1) years of experience in software security
  • Understanding of software delivery lifecycle and accompanying technologies

 

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of application security including:
    o Common Vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10)
    o Dynamic application security testing
    o Static application security testing
    o Application Security Architecture and Threat Modeling
  • Proficiency in cloud and mobile security concepts
  • Ongoing operations of threat modeling and/or penetration testing services
  • Experience with access management, cyber incidents, security products, and industry standards (e.g. NIST, ISO) preferred

 

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 

 

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com.

  

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Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

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