Senior Application Security Engineer

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Company Description

At ServiceNow, our technology makes the world work for everyone, and our people make it possible. We move fast because the world can’t wait, and we innovate in ways no one else can for our customers and communities. By joining ServiceNow, you are part of an ambitious team of change makers who have a restless curiosity and a drive for ingenuity. We know that your best work happens when you live your best life and share your unique talents, so we do everything we can to make that possible. We dream big together, supporting each other to make our individual and collective dreams come true. The future is ours, and it starts with you. 

With more than 7,700+ customers, we serve approximately 85% of the Fortune 500®, and we're proud to be one of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World's Most Admired Companies™.

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About Digital Technology & The SSO 

We’re not yesterday’s IT department, we're Digital Technology. The world around us keeps changing and so do we. We’re redefining what it means to be IT with a mindset centered on transformation, experience, AI-driven automation, innovation, and growth.  

We’re all about delivering delightful, secure customer and employee experiences that accelerate ServiceNow’s journey to become the defining enterprise software company of the 21st century. And we love co-creating, using, and highlighting our own products to do it.  

Ultimately, we strive to make the world work better for our employees and customers when you work in ServiceNow Digital Technology, you work for them.  

The ServiceNow Security Organization delivers world-class, innovative security solutions to reduce risk and protect the company and our customers. We enable our customers to migrate their most sensitive data and workloads to the cloud, accelerating our business so that we are the most trusted SaaS provider. We create an environment where our employees are proud to work and can make a positive impact 


The Product Security Team is chartered with facilitating product attestation and third-party security reviews of the ServiceNow Platform, applications, and products. 


This role will support third-party security reviews and penetration tests to identify cybersecurity risks. In addition, you will help build positive relationships with Engineering, Enterprise Security, and customer-facing teams as a core tenant of the role and the team. 

What you get to do in this role: 

  • As an engineer on the ServiceNow Application Security Team, you will be responsible in identifying security vulnerabilities within our platform. 

  • In this role, you will interface with external researchers and customers that perform security assessments against ServiceNow. 

  • You will have the opportunity to run dynamic security testing tools, plan projects, and be a security advocate. 

  • Coordinate security assessments and penetration testing activities between third-party vendors, engineering teams, security operations, and other stakeholders 

  • Assist in supporting the US Federal compliance program with third-party penetration testing 

  • Document findings and summarize risks 

  • Coordinate with system/application owners to remediate vulnerabilities 

  • Recommend best-practice security procedures, standards, and guidelines 

  • Develop and run reports using relevant security metrics data 

  • Develop and maintain security dashboards and scorecards 

  • Work with different ServiceNow security teams to help drive security improvements within the platform 



To be successful in this role, you have: 

  • Will be working in a Federal environment requiring US Citizenship or US Permanent Resident (Green Card) with 3 years of residency. Must be eligible for a US security clearance.  

  • 5+ years of application/product security experience, penetration testing and code review 

  • Strong understanding of web and mobile application security assessment techniques, threat modeling, and general software development practices 

  • Strong understanding of OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities 

  • Knowledge of Security Verification Standards, OWASP ASVS 

  • Basic understanding of network-level security assessment techniques and vulnerabilities 

  • Strong presentation and communication skills 

  • Hands-on experience conducting web/mobile applications, or network-based penetration testing 

  • Experience interacting with FedRamp JAB/PMO and other regulated markets 

  • Developer-level proficiency in one or more languages - Python, Java, JavaScript, and Golang preferred  

  • In-depth knowledge of software design patterns and their security considerations  

  • Knowledge of cloud native technologies including containers, Kubernetes, and services provided by AWS, GCP, and Azure  

  • Knowledge of static analysis (SAST), dynamic analysis (DAST), and software composition analysis (SCA) security tools  

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a highly distributed team  

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to business stakeholders  

  • A passion for security 

Additional Information

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

At ServiceNow, we lead with flexibility and trust in our distributed world of work. Click here to learn about our work personas: flexible, remote and required-in-office.

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Tags: Application security Automation AWS Azure Clearance Cloud Compliance DAST FedRAMP GCP Golang Java JavaScript Kubernetes OWASP Pentesting Product security Python SaaS SAST Security assessment Security Clearance SSO Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours

Region: North America
Country: United States
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