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AppSec Engineer RI

Company: Capital One
Location: Providence
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, VirginiaAppSec EngineerAbout the Job

Do you enjoy seeing the impact your work has on real customers? As a Security Engineer at Capital One, you'll help create, maintain, and improve applications and solutions at massive scale, helping to not only improve the security of applications for millions of people around the world, but also greatly reducing risk for Capital One.

As a member of the Application Security team, you'll be part of the process that contributes to securing, validating and sustaining Capital One products, which millions of customers across the world use on a daily basis. Whether you are validating that our services, applications and websites are designed and implemented to the highest security standards, you will be part of a development ecosystem at Capital One which is unlike any other in our industry.

Capital One Application Security is on the cutting edge of many security issues for a wide variety of platforms and technologies including cloud applications, mobile devices and APIs, all operating at massive scale. Similarly, our highly collaborative team is committed to each team member's growth as our business grows.

The Capital One Application Security team is looking for an Application Security Engineer to help validate that our services, applications and websites are designed and implemented to the highest security standards. You will be responsible for analyzing the security of applications and services, discovering and addressing security issues, building security automation and quickly reacting to new threat scenarios. You will have the opportunity to learn from, and be mentored by, those who are building and securing our cutting-edge applications.

An Application Security Engineer at Capital One is expected to be strong in multiple domains and provide significant contributions to the Capital One Security team. Security engineers are expected to develop solutions and apply appropriate decision making to complex business problems, all while adhering to security engineering best practices.

In addition, an Application Security Engineer must foster constructive dialogue and seek resolution when confronted with discordant views. Engineers in this role are expected to participate fully in the planning of the team's work and constantly seek opportunities for process improvements. A successful candidate will need a combination of troubleshooting, technical, and communication skills, as well as the ability to handle a mix of tasks which may include project and software development work. This role will provide career growth opportunities as you gain new security skills in the course of your duties.

Key job responsibilities:

API and web application security reviews

Mobile application security reviews

Projects and research work as needed

Security training and outreach to internal development teams

Security guidance documentation

Security tool development

Security metrics delivery and improvements

Assistance with recruiting activities and administrative work

Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent certification

At least 4 years of experience with dynamic application security, web, API or mobile security, secure coding, or software development or a combination of

At least 4 years of experience with security engineering or application security

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

2+ years experience testing APIs, web and mobile applications

2+ years experience with multiple programming languages (Java, Python, Perl, etc.)

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $165,100 - $188,500 for Prin Assoc, Cyber TechnicalCandidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate's offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to

Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

Keywords: Capital One, Providence , AppSec Engineer RI, Engineering , Providence, Rhode Island

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