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Deloitte Application Security Engineer- Secret- Onsite Radford VA in Richmond, Virginia

Are you looking to elevate your cyber career? Your technical skills? Your opportunity for growth? Deloitte's Government and Public Services Cyber Practice (GPS Cyber Practice) is the place for you! Our GPS Cyber Practice helps organizations create a cyber minded culture and become stronger, faster, and more innovative. You will become part of a team that advises, implements, and manages solutions across five verticals: Strategy, Defense and Response; Identity; Infrastructure; Data; and Application Security. Our dynamic team offers opportunities to work with cutting-edge cyber security tools and grow both vertically and horizontally at an accelerated rate. Join our cyber team and elevate your career.

Work you'll do

ONSITE IN RADFORD, VA 5 days a week

The Application Security Engineer will play a crucial role in developing and documenting policies to ensure the security of our software application deployments. This role involves conducting security assessments, analyzing code for vulnerabilities, and collaborating with development teams to recommend effective security measures. The successful candidate will contribute to enhancing our application security practices and lead a team of analysts in this effort. The successful candidate will collaborate with CRM's, Customers, and Customer System Integrators, to identify and address security vulnerabilities, review false positive justifications, and recommend remediations to open findings. This role includes the management of a team of analysts supporting the application security efforts.

  • Proven experience in application security, including vulnerability assessments and code reviews.

  • Perform regular security assessments of application code vulnerability scans.

  • Analyze and interpret security scan results, identifying vulnerabilities, security risks, and validating reported false positives.

  • Collaborate with Customers, Customer System Integrators and CRM's to ensure production application deploys are scanned, reviewed and approved.

  • Monitor and respond to security incidents related to applications.

  • Collaborate with the incident response team to investigate and mitigate security breaches.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices.

  • Design and implement application security standards and guidelines.

  • Oversee the development and improvement of application security policies and procedures.

  • Ensure that applications comply with relevant security standards and regulations.

  • Keep abreast of changes in security regulations and update security measures accordingly.

  • Collaborate with development teams to implement secure coding practices and provide guidance on addressing security findings.

  • Identify and provide remediation recommendations for security vulnerabilities in applications, APIs, and web services.

  • Work closely with DevOps and IT teams to automate security testing processes.

  • Provide guidance on secure architecture and design principles.

  • Advise development teams on security best practices, emerging threats, and industry trends.

The team

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of more than 15,000 professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise

At Deloitte, we believe cyber is about starting things-not stopping them-and enabling the freedom to create a more secure future. Cyber Infrastructure is focused on rethinking how security is integrated across modernized infrastructure as cyber threats become more complex. If you're seeking a career implementing, architecting, and-in select cases-handling next generation controls to manage security risks and exposure, then the Cyber Infrastructure team at Deloitte is for you.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field.

  • 3-5 years of experience in application security or related roles.

  • Active Secret Security Clearance

  • Experience with web application security principles.

  • Experience with SAST (Fortify, Checkmarx, SonarQube...) and DAST (WebInspect, Burp Suite....) tools

  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, C++, C#, or others.

  • Familiarity with security frameworks and compliance standards (e.g., OWASP, NIST, ISO 27001).

  • Understanding of secure coding practices and the OWASP Top 10.

  • Experience with DevOps practices and tools.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future


  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CSSLP, or CEH.

  • Experience with cloud security (AWS, Azure, or GCP).

  • Knowledge of container security (Docker, Kubernetes).

  • Familiarity with scripting languages (Python, Ruby, etc.).

Information for applicants with a need for accommodation: (1)


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.