Corteva Agriscience™ creates the world’s most recognized and premium agricultural solutions to address the greatest challenges in agriculture. With a focus on technology, Corteva Agriscience™ creates seed and crop protection products that increase productivity and profit for farmers while reducing risks to their business. Every day our digital tools deliver insights our global partners need to thrive now and into the future.

As the world’s first dedicated agriculture start-up, we’re building a culture that stays curious, thinks differently, acts boldly and takes a stand on what’s right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. We know we’ve got big challenges to solve – we hope you’ll be part of the solution. Whether you are in the lab or on the farm, teaching classes or crafting code – we need bold thinkers and fearless doers to bring their best to the job at hand. Every role at Corteva Agriscience™ includes an opportunity to grow what matters.

Role Summary

The Web Application Firewall Engineer is responsible for protecting Corteva’s applications from external threats by designing, building, configuring, and monitoring our web application firewalls.  The candidate will have extensive knowledge in Cloud WAF technologies (Azure, Imperva), network infrastructure, web facing services, and general cyber security principles.

In the role, you will work alongside Corteva’s networking, DevSecOps, and Security Operations Center teams to ensure that malicious traffic is planned for, identified, and responded to effectively.  You will assist with threat models, architecture reviews, and the change management process to stay abreast of the changing threat landscape and offer guidance on how to best configure our application threat monitoring efforts.

This role can accommodate a flexible work arrangement where you may work multiple days a week from home.

How will you help us grow? 

  • Responsible for the overall strategy and operation of WAF environment
  • Develop a process to automate the inclusion of new applications to our WAF environment
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure proper alerting and blocking is in place
  • Evaluate network and application activity and ensure that proper WAF rules are in place
  • Provide technical and executive level reports to stakeholders on the performance of the company’s WAFs
  • Make recommendations to engineering and network teams on ways to improve the performance and security of Corteva’s applications


What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • Strong understanding of the changing web and mobile application threat landscape
  • Experience securing enterprise applications using common web application technologies
  • Expert level understanding of cloud WAF technologies (Azure, Imperva, AWS)
  • Experience with SIEM integration and writing incident response playbooks
  • Ability to evaluate web traffic and identify threats
  • Ability to work with different teams to find the best solution to a problem


  • 2+ years of Web Application Firewall experience
  • 2+ Experience with Cloud services, especially Azure and AWS
  • 5 years of Application Security Experience
  • CISSP, CSSLP, Certified Ethical Hacker or similar certifications

Let’s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva! 

  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave
  • Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more
  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment
  • And much, much more!

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. Start by applying to this opportunity today!