Senior Security Software Engineer (Sr. SE)
J. C. Penney 64 reviews - Plano, TX

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Software Security Engineer
JCPenney Company, Inc.
Plano, Texas

The Software Security Engineer will establish, perpetuate, and champion secure software best practices across the whole of JCPenney. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Infrastructure & Operations the Software Security Engineer will collaborate with JCPenney’s engineering teams to ensure JCPenney’s software is securely developed and deployed.


Establish JCPenney’s center of excellence for secure software development

Closely partner with JCPenney’s engineering teams to ensure secure software development and deployment

Provide production quality code and examples where necessary

Create a risk assessment and scoring process for developed and deployed software

Ensure engineering teams utilize relevant tools to automate and streamline secure software development

Develop policies for secure development to deploy across JCPenney

Continually educate JCPenney’s engineering teams on the latest software vulnerabilities, exploits, and secure patches

Participate in vendor evaluation and selection processes to ensure JCPenney utilizes partners with robust security practices

Recruit, develop and retain exceptional talent for the Software Security Team as appropriate

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

Deep understanding of secure software development and deployment best practices in a distributed enterprise environment

Strong software development fundamentals with the ability to write production quality code

Exceptional knowledge of web, mobile, tablet, and desktop application security best practices

Prior success in senior security and risk assessment roles

Expertise in security automation and auditing tools e.g. Fortify, Klocwork, etc.

Network of relevant software security talent

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical field

CISSP Certification required, PCI compliance expertise preferred

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