Application Security Engineer | Edelman Financial Engines

Application Security Engineer

Fairfax, Virginia

At Edelman Financial Engines, we believe every hardworking American deserves to move their financial life forward, and we’re growing our team so we can help more clients every day.

As the Application Security Engineer on the IT Security and Technology team, you’ll lead, manage, and build application security solutions.

We are looking for someone who has a proven track record of delivering solutions that meet security needs, integrate application security into our DevOps pipeline, automate security as code and enable successful detection and response to any and all threats in our environment. If you have the chops to drive and improve our application security posture in a transformative methodology, this may be the opportunity for you!

We are open to hiring in the following locations: 

  • Fairfax, VA
  • Boston, MA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Santa Clara, CA



  • Embrace and incubate emerging technology and open source products across all platforms enabling creative solutions that provide integration of security as a key service for all solutions.
  • Work to modernize our existing tech stacks and create solutions that further our application security posture.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to find areas of opportunities for automation.
  • Partner with architects, product owners, and software engineers to drive the implementation of new applications.
  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack development tools and technologies. 
  • Lead efforts to deploy new and existing applications into AWS environments and provide operational support for the applications enabling security as a service.
  • Conduct design and code review to ensure compliance with standards.


  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred)
  • 7-10 years experience in software development 
  • 4-6 years experience leading full stack development teams 



About Edelman Financial Engines

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors – not just the wealthy – deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America’s top independent financial planning and investment advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron’s2 with 170+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.2 million clients to manage more than $213 billion in assets. Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client’s situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves.


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1 Ranking and status for 2019. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (; 2 The 2019 Top 50 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron’s is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a pre combination ranking of twelfth.