Senior Security Software Engineer

Reference:

VAC-114

Sector:

eCommerce, Fin-Tech, IT, Payments

Salary:

Competitive

Town/City:

Berlin

Contract Type:

Full Time

Talk to us

Rogier Rouppe van der Voort, Commercial Director
+31 203 030 257
(0830-1830)

About the Client

Our client is one of Europe’s largest eCommerce merchants who can be considered more a tech company than anything else. They have been building their own in-house payments platform in order to facilitate their needs and are currently looking to build a new checkout solution similar to what Uber has.  

You are responsible for developing innovative ideas and for defining the features of this new checkout product. You will work with highly specialised data science and software engineering teams on problems that are both challenging and have the highest impact on both customer satisfaction and sales numbers.

About the Job

The Role

As a skilled Senior Security Software Engineer, you will analyze software designs and implementations from a security perspective of one of the world’s largest e-commerce platforms. You will identify and resolve security issues and include security analysis, defenses and countermeasures at each phase of the software development lifecycle to result in a robust software. You will challenge the status quo and help define best practices for how our client works. And you will have the freedom to launch your own open source projects, contribute to others’ projects, build internal community around your interests, and strengthen your personal brand—while receiving meaningful support at every step.

  • Implement, test and operate software security techniques in compliance with technical reference architecture
  • Perform on-going security-testing and code review to improve software security
  • Consult team members on secure coding practices
  • Advocate our client’s security principles and a general “security mindset” in the teams
  • Explain how and why a particular security incident happened
  • Propose viable, informed solutions to fix security problems that arise
  • Gain a firm understanding of the security domains and understand how the apply at every stage of software development
  • Maintain technical documentation
  • Provide engineering designs for new software solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities

About You

  • University degree in Informatics, Computer Science or a related field
  • Proven professional track-record in software security analysis and the security field
  • Payment, banking or financial background a strong plus
  • Understanding of payment or other sensible processes
  • Deep software development experience in programming languages like Java and/or Scala
  • Strong interest in all aspects of security research and development
  • Knowledge of current trends in software design, architecture and web services
  • Willingness to stay current on security topics
  • Engagement with the security team to discuss new tools and exchange best practices
  • A bit of charisma – you can make security cool and fun
  • English language fluency

On Offer

  • One-month mentoring program
  • Internal tech talks, skills-building courses and technical “People Leads” who help you achieve mastery
  • Personal branding support: From preparing tech talks and blog posts to networking with industry leaders
  • Community: hack weeks, movie nights, coder dojos, +70 self-organized tech guilds and more
  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation assistance for internationals

Talk to us

Rogier Rouppe van der Voort, Commercial Director
+31 203 030 257
(0830-1830)