Application Security Engineer | Portland, Oregon

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Application Security Engineer
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Portland, Oregon


  • ProFocus is searching for an Application Security Engineer for a contract-to-hire opportunity in Portland, OR.
  • This is a Sr. level role with great pay and is responsible for advancing the objectives of a Secure SDLC program including onboarding development teams, triaging defects, advising teams on mitigation strategies and support training to increase awareness in secure coding practices. Please email us your resume so we can discuss.


  • Portland, OR


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science is preferred, but demonstrated experience is most important.
  • 3 or more years of experience in secure SDLC practices.
  • Minimum of a year experience coding in Python or JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of software security best practices (OWASP Top 10, SANS Top 25, NIST etc. Knowledge of security assessment tools and manual security testing techniques. Experience reporting metrics around software security defects, remediation, tool utilization and training.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Have proven experience as a software developer using Python and/or JavaScript. Experience training and mentoring developers in the practice of secure coding.
  • Authorization to work in the US is a precondition of employment. We do not sponsor work visas.


  • Our client is a large technical organization who is utilizing cutting edge technologies in application development and promotes a upward career track for all it’s employees.

About ProFocus

We work with a variety of great companies, primarily in Portland, Oregon. We offer you roles in software development, IT Infrastructure, Corporate Applications, and Technology Product Engineering.

We offer excellent benefits for our team members, including medical, dental, vision, 401k, education reimbursement, and employer-paid short-term disability and life insurance.

We are looking to hire only the best talent in the marketplace. If you are great at what you do, we’d love to learn more about you.

Our clients ask us to help them in a variety of ways, through statements of work, consulting engagements, contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire relationships.

ProFocus is an equal opportunity employer. We want you to apply.

About ProFocus

ProFocus is an IT staffing and consulting company. We strive to connect a select few of the right technology professionals to the right jobs.

We get to know our clients and candidates in detail and only carefully introduce a small number of candidates that fit the role well.