1&1 IT - Softwareentwicklung: Application Security Engineer, Bucharest
For our location in Bucharest we are looking for a:

Application Security Engineer

Reference ID: RO_PPo_SAe

Your Tasks:

As an application security engineer, you are a part of a distributed international application security team which provides security consulting to development teams during the full product development life cycle. You work with teams developing and operating products of brands web.de, GMX and mail.com.

In particular, your tasks are:

  • Identify and report security issues in our products in various lifecycle stages using black-box and white-box approaches
  • Evangelize security topics and introduce new innovative methods with the objective to increase the security awareness of the development teams and the security level of the products
  • Continuous improvement of security competencies (e.g. penetration testing, threat modeling, code review...) and introducing new ones according to company's needs
  • Improving and optimizing our secure software development processes
  • Participating in security incident management and security incident response
  • Close cooperation with the application security team located in Germany, including occasional business trips

We Appreciate:

The prerequisite for this demanding position is a university degree in software engineering, security or similar area. Besides that, we expect:

  • Extensive experience with black-box (ethical hacking, penetration testing) and white-box (code reviews, architecture reviews) security assessments of web applications and architectures
  • Solid computer science / development background (preferably JAVA and JavaScript, other programming languages are a plus)
  • Experience with agile development environments
  • Customer and result oriented mindset
  • Excellent English verbal and written skills, German is a plus

I want to apply now via email

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