Web Application Security Assessments Technical Lead

Full Time
Plano, TX
Areas of Interest: Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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The Web Application Security Assessments Technical Lead will perform application security assessments, code reviews, and application penetration testing. This position is a great opportunity for someone with strong application development and security skills. This is a technical hands-on role that will utilize your application development and security skills but does not involve coding.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Conducting web, mobile, and application security assessments, and penetration tests. The assessments involve manual testing and analysis as well as the use of automated web application vulnerability scanning/testing tools.
  • Performing source code reviews using automated tools and manual analysis
  • Writing a formal security assessment report for each application to determine security risk, compliance with documented security standards and remediation requirements
  • Lead meetings with development teams to scope out new requests, deliver assessment results, and consult on application remediation.
  • Develop standard method and process for testing following industry best practice including OWASP testing guide
  • Is responsible for the execution and delivery of planned project deliverables and milestones
  • Mentoring junior team member


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or other STEM area of study preferred.
  • Proven understanding of Software Security Architecture and Design
  • 7+ years of professional experience
  • 5-7 years of experience developing and securing web applications
  • Experience performing web application security code, penetration, and analytical testing and using vulnerability testing tools.
  • Experience with JavaScript, JAVA, .NET, and J2EE based applications; knowledge of PHP, IOS, and Android
  • Proven experience with vulnerability assessment tools such as QualysGuard, Fortify Source Code Analyzer, WebInspect, Burp, etc.
  • Experience implementing controls for web and mobile applications
  • Knowledge of OWASP tools and methodologies, web application firewalls, and network security
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages from treats to healthy eats; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and invest in the local communities where we operate. 

In recognition of its continued sustainability efforts, PepsiCo was named for the sixth time to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and for the seventh time to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America) in 2012.
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