[Owasp-leaders] Can we be more helpful to job seekers?

Brandi Moore brandimoore at owasp.org
Sat Dec 13 00:00:59 EST 2008

*Today I was contacted by a recruiter who asked me if "*may know someone
that would be interested in a Application Security consulting position in
NY. Someone who has experience with Ounce Labs for source code review, PCI
compliance, OWASP and risk management. Need is immediate. I would appreciate
any referrals you can think of. Thank you in advance."

My immediate reaction was to direct this person to the OWASP job board.  The
"rules" for the job board are below.  These rules are not conducive to
getting jobs posted on the board by recruiters.  Why do we need a direct
contact at the company???

And it turns out this job board is not conducive to ANYONE because there are
ZERO jobs posted on the board.  Someone posted "
Check back soon.... or try calling some of the OWASP Corporate
understand the importance of application security to business"

?  Which really doesn't make a lot of sense.

The members of our audience are very highly skilled professionals who don't
fit the typical System Admin position for Company X.  We need to recognize
this and make it as easy as possible for people to advertise their jobs with
us.  In this economy we owe it to our members to light up and let people
post. If our job board rocked people would want to post on it because people
were looking at it.

*Who has the authority to change up this rule set?


*OWASP Application Security Job Board*

Our mission is to make application security "visible," so that people and
organizations can make informed decisions about application security risks.
The global economy has greatly impacted our community worldwide. If your
company is seeking an application security staff member or your are seeking
employment utilize the OWASP Job Board FREE to individuals and as a
value-add benefit for corporate


   - The Job Board may be used *ONLY* to advertise W-2 positions and
   requests for proposals (RFPs) for application security work.

   - All job postings *MUST* include the actual company name and direct
   contact information of employeer

   - Submission template

   - Job postings will be updated and removed monthly.

   - To submit a job, email the listing to Kate
Hartmann<kate.hartmann at owasp.org>
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