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Application Security Analyst

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Employment type: Regular
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Categories: Information Technology

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is more than just an insurance company with a solid foundation; our sights are set on reinventing what health care can and should be. As the industry rapidly evolves and we seek ways to optimize business processes and customer experiences, there’s no greater time for forward-thinking professionals like you to join us.

Our employees champion change and are inspired to transform the communities we serve every day. As a member of “the Blues Crew,” you’ll find purpose, opportunities and the support you need to build a meaningful career. Learn more about our culture and what makes BCBSNE such an exceptional place to work by visiting

Our Information Services teams work with new technologies, designing and implementing highly-scalable, complex integrations that improve usability and increase performance. You’ll find opportunities rather than boundaries in this role!  We are focused on serving our customers, acting as trusted partners who deliver high-quality, effective solutions. We are positive, collaborative, committed, engaged and fun.

This position will support secure application development and deployment efforts for BCBSNE, to include both on premise applications as well as upcoming application development in cloud environments.  This position will be an important resource to ensure best practices are developed and followed to monitor, analyze and prevent exploitable vulnerabilities during application development, deployment and in production.  The addition of an Application Security Analyst will address current gaps in skillsets and capacity to partner with other teams.

What you'll do:

  • Conducts research on Enterprise security trends.
  • Develops and maintains IS security policies and procedures.
  • Ensures application level security across all internally developed applications via testing & review.
  • Has an in-depth understanding of information security risks and controls, including OWASP, NIST, and MAR.
  • Understanding of static and dynamic code analysis tools, principles and practices to provide development teams guidance to remedy vulnerability defects
  • Develops Application Security methodology (Secure SDLC) for internally developed applications hosted on premise or in the cloud
  • Understand threat vectors and methodologies used to exploit applications to better prioritize technical and/or procedural controls to protect applications
  • Maintain an information security process for an end-to-end application security program using automated tools and manual techniques to identify and verify exposure to common security vulnerabilities
  • Recommends, schedules, and performs application, network, mobile, and database security improvements, upgrades, and repairs.
  • Knowledgeable about secure development life-cycle and web application security assessments
  • Educates software development staff on securing internally-developed applications

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Bachelors Degree and 2 years of Experience in Security/Audit/Compliance.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted to meet this requirement.
  • The ability to meet or exceed the attendance and timeliness requirements of their departments.
  • The ability to work well in a team environment, and be capable of building and maintaining positive relationships with other staff, departments, and customers.

The strongest candidates will also possess:


We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our customers and members.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans


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