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Engineer - Application Cybersecurity

Company: United Airlines Careers
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Connecting People. Uniting the World. There's never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines! As a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world - with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees - we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly.
We're on a path toward becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Join our Cybersecurity and Digital Risk (CDR) team to help us also become the leading cyber-safe airline in the industry. United's CDR team is tasked with keeping our customers' and employees' information safe and secure. Our primary mission is to embed cybersecurity into the DNA of United Airlines by reducing business risk through implementation of strong cybersecurity best practices.
United offers a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k and privileges like space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world and help us keep our airline cyber safe? Apply today!
Key Responsibilities:
The Engineer- Application Cybersecurity helps validate that our services, applications, and websites are designed and implemented in accordance with United's secure development standards. The engineer works closely with development teams, product teams, and other teams across the organization to integrate security into the product lifecycle from design through deployment. The engineer will support the enforcement of security requirements, performing application security assessments, and providing developers with remediation guidance and advice.

Perform code analysis of applications, manually and using SAST, DAST and SCA scanning solutions as well as conducting manual vulnerability analysis
Improve the accessibility of security through automation, continuous integration pipelines, and other means
Assist product teams as a technical point of contact as it relates to automation, CI/CD, and remediation guidance
Help research, define and communicate security standards and ensure products development teams understand them
Support security architecture design reviews and threat modelling of our products (cloud and on-prem)

United values diverse experiences, perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the "desired" qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes. We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table.
What's needed to succeed (Minimum Qualifications):

Bachelor's degree required - STEM field
Minimum of 3 years of experience in related field
Understanding of OWASP Top 10 and CWE 25
Basic understanding of threat modeling
Basic understanding of DevSecOps (e.g., CI/CD)
Working knowledge with application testing (e.g., SAST, DAST, MAST, RAST, IAST)
Working knowledge of programming languages and scripting
Basic understanding of SDLC process
Basic understanding of web and app security stack (e.g., API security)
Basic understanding of cloud technologies and security
Basic understanding of vulnerability management processes and proficiency in providing remediation guidance
Basic understanding of compliance frameworks (e.g., NIST 800-53) and processes
Working knowledge with technical documentation / Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) creation
Basic understanding of cryptography
Basic technical understanding of authentication and authorization flows in web applications
Familiarity with secure network and system design in both cloud and conventional environments, as well as of network and web related protocols
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

What will help you propel from the pack (Preferred Qualifications):

Experience with any combination of the following: threat modeling, secure coding, identity management and authentication, software development, cryptography, system administration and network security, cloud computing
Experience with AWS
Experience with multiple programming languages

United Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact to request accommodation.

Post End Date: 7/1/2024
Posted range: 80,775-118,470

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Keywords: United Airlines Careers, Chicago , Engineer - Application Cybersecurity, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois

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