[Owasp-Houston] Director – Application & Database Security (Houston)

David Nester david.nester at owasp.org
Fri Aug 31 17:58:51 UTC 2012

Houston Team,

There is an open position for a (Director level) Application & Database Security specialist here in Houston.  If you are interested, please let me know!


On a global basis:
- Oversee the application security assessment and security development lifecycle programs at both a technical and project management level.
- Maintain the organization's various database security/compliance toolsets and standards.
- Serve as a subject matter expert on matters of Enterprise IT Security with a specific focus on web-based and database technologies.
- Research, analyze, recommend and implement new products, technologies, applications, and/or services as needed to ensure the integrity of the corporate IT environment.
- Advanced knowledge of application security design and vulnerability classes (XSS, SQLi).
- Advanced knowledge of relational database management systems (RDBMS) and relevant security policies, focusing on Oracle, MSSQL, Sybase, or DB2.
- Experience with at least one application security assessment tool and one source code review tool.
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology; 7- 10 years’ experience in Information Security.  CISSP designation preferred.
- Knowledge of current IT security concerns and changes in technology as they relate to the corporate IT environment.
- Knowledge of relevant security related areas including:  Virtualization, UNIX/Linux, Networks, Active Directory, Telecommunications, Intranet/Internet/Extranet, Firewalls, and/or LDAP.
- Ability to operate successfully in a fast-paced/multi-tasking environment.

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