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Web Application Firewall (WAF) Engineer (Remote)

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Web Application Firewall (WAF) Engineer (Remote)
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Our History: 
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record.

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project-based work.

Conexess Group is aiding a large healthcare client in their search for a Web Application Firewall Engineer in a remote capacity. This is a long-term opportunity with a competitive compensation package.

******We are unable to work C2C on this role******

  • Work across multiple teams – Information Protection, Network Engineering, Application teams to implement advanced protections for critical attack types.
  • Facilitate the translation of critical CIP Cyber Security Policies and Procedures into actionable project plans and tasks.
  • Ensure policies are concurrent with latest OWASP Versions.
  • Set clear expectations and drive the team towards committed deliverable dates.
  • Provide timely status reporting to management.
  • Clearly communicate risks and remediate plans as they come up in the project.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the technologies being implemented (HTTP, WAF, OWASP Top 10, API, login and password protections).
  • Implementation and maintenance of the WAF configuration specific to applications on the F5 ASM WAF.
  • Monitoring and analysis of the log files (at least on the second level) – partnering with WAF engineers & Incident Response.
  • Contact for error messages, in particular false positives analysis in collaboration with the
  • application manager.
  • Close cooperation with the WAF application managers and platform managers.
  • Test of WAF functionalities for the application, especially when deploying new versions of the Application.
  • Own the delivery & operations of Shape when implemented through the F5 pattern.
  • Bachelor’s degree; Agile Certification (Kanban preferred) or related experience.
  • Experience with Web Application Firewall implementations is a plus (and in particular F5 ASM).
  • Ability to quickly learn the WAF configuration in relation to application-specific security mechanisms.
  • Ability to quickly learn the behavior of core applications, in particular input, output, uploads, downloads, character sets, part of constant tuning of the applications.
  • A bachelor’s degree; Agile Certification (Kanban preferred) or related experience.
  • Ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in project and program management; experience in Information Protection projects.
  • Proficiency to include MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency with Jira.


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