C.H. Robinson (501+ Employees, 11% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

7% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 11% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $0 Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

What’s the opportunity?

The Application Security Engineer is responsible for improving the security of our application environment and supporting technology platforms.

We are expanding our global footprint and opening this position in our new Technology Center in Cork, Ireland which will play a pivotal role in developing Navisphere®. Navisphere® is a C.H. Robinson global technology platform, which supports all key business processes, data analytics and drives business decisions. This position will be expected to demonstrate performance in a manner consistent with C.H. Robinson Information Technology Core Values including: know our business, be entrepreneurial, work in a team environment, provide excellent customer service, be passionate and enthusiastic, know our technology, communicate, communicate, communicate, respect people, be accountable for your actions, have a strong work ethic and a balanced life.

Tasks and Responsibilities include:

  • Support an environment and culture that favors context over control. Ability to partner, gain trust and influence engineers and ensure they have actionable information and tools to deliver secure products and services
  • Serving as a security subject matter expert in a consultative capacity with the development teams through the software engineering process – including security reviews/remediation at various stages of the SDLC.
  • Create DevSecOps standard operating procedures and best practices
  • Building partnerships with other engineering teams, be a source of expertise in security best practices
  • Coordinate, solution with and support engineering teams to streamline code deployment process
  • Performing threat modeling, architecture reviews, and application testing ensuring critical vulnerabilities are identified, communicated to team members, and driving delivery of mitigations.
  • Identify and create DevSecOps KPI’s aligned to program visibility and performance
  • Identify and implement security gating strategies within the CI/CD pipeline in partnership with engineering and, in support of a streamlined code deployment process
  • Researching, recommending changes to procedures and systems to enhance application and data security.
  • Developing and delivering security training to software engineers.
  • Researching emerging technologies and maintain awareness of current security risks in support of security enhancement and development efforts.
  • Coordinating around, participating in and managing information security projects.
  • Implementing tools to test and enforce application security policy as part of DevSecOps pipeline
  • Automating security processes to reduce as much manual work as possible
  • Maintaining current situational awareness of trends in cybersecurity threats and specific CH Robinson organizational threats.
  • Using appropriate interpersonal styles and subject matter knowledge to partner, gain trust and influence across the organization.
  • Delivering best in class customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Participating in 24×7 on-call support rotation


Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required:

  • Solid grounding in information security principles and passion for security
  • Deep understanding of web application security
  • 3+ years, experience in some combination of: web application security, cloud security, infrastructure security, penetration testing, secure software development, security tools development, architecture review, with a total of 5 or more years of information technology experience
  • Demonstrated experience of a progressive track record of technical achievement and a strong focus toward customer service and satisfaction.
  • Ability to perform technical analysis of complex software, systems, hardware, and network environments.
  • Project management – ability to deliver to aggressive deadlines while working complex projects across multiple groups and geographies.
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills — ability to partner, gain trust, influence coordinate and motivate resources.
  • Experience using web application vulnerability scanning tools (Burp Suite Pro, ZAP Proxy, Arachni) and with manual web application testing
  • Proactive, accountable, autonomous, and solutions oriented.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5+ years experience in some combination of: web application security, cloud security, infrastructure security, penetration testing, secure software development, security tools development, architecture review, with a total of 7 or more years of information technology experience
  • Experience securing Linux server and container orchestration environments (Kubernetes).
  • Experience securing cloud IAAS and PAAS environments (Azure, Google Cloud, AWS)
  • Experience with Hashicorp Vault, Consul, and Terraform
  • Experience with and Azure AD, OAuth 2.0, OpenIdConnect, Okta
  • Experience integrating security into DevOps pipeline including static analysis, dependency scanning, dynamic testing
  • Previous experience establishing and utilizing measurements, processes, and metrics to manage support activities.
  • Experience with encryption technologies and methods.
  • Previous experience with vendor management and coordinating vendor activities.
  • Knowledge of mobile application and device security (iOS/Android)
  • Experience with C#, JavaScript and Node.js development
  • Strong scripting skills (Python, Powershell, shell script)

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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Tagged as: 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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