Security Assurance Engineer
FactSet Research Systems 32 reviews - Norwalk, CT

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FactSet is seeking a talented Security Assurance Engineer experienced in application security testing and managing remediation projects. You will work with talented individuals in Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Product Development to securely design, develop, test, and deploy products. Many of a security assurance engineer’s duties involve direct communication with internal clients and stakeholders, thus good communication and interpersonal skills are a must.


+ Identify potential risks, threats, vulnerabilities and exploits through architecture view, security assessments and penetration testing.

+ Manage remediation projects

+ Tools development to support automations of security testing to more efficiently discover, track and resolve security vulnerabilities

+ Educate employees on security-related development best-practices

Job Requirements :
Job Requirements:

+ Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science/Engineering or related field

+ Security Engineering or Penetration Testing experience (0-2 years)

+ Software Engineering experience developing/debugging is a significant plus

+ Thorough and detail-oriented and quality-driven with excellent communication and inter-personal skills

+ Participate as a member of a 7x24 on-call rotation

Tools and Capabilities:

+ Nessus, Burp Suite, w3af, sqlmap, Nikto, nmap, Metasploit and Webscarab


+ C, C++, Objective-C, Java or .NET


+ Perl, Python or PHP

FactSet Research Systems is a major supplier of online integrated financial and economic information for analysts, portfolio managers, investment bankers and other financial professionals. FactSet combines more than 200 databases into a single online information system that is a comprehensive, one-stop source of financial information and analytics.

FactSet, a leading provider of financial information and analytics, helps the world’s best investment professionals outperform. In 2012, FactSet was ranked as one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the fourth time. With over $806 million in annual revenues, FactSet is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut and employs over 5,700 people globally.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. is an E-Verify participant and EOE/M/F/D/V Employer which strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

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32 reviews
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