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  • LocationRemote
  • SalaryCompetitive rates
  • Job TypeContract
  • ReferencePAV001
  • Date posted2-May-24

Role : Principal Security Researcher


Our client is one of the largest Financial Institutions and Financial Services organizations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories.


Using technology to transform the world’s leading financial institution, this is a job for the boldest problem solvers in the tech industry.


Employment Type: B2B


👥 About Us:


Our Client is a Gobal Giant, dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of cybersecurity across all facets of our operations. Our team is committed to pushing boundaries, staying ahead of emerging threats, and safeguarding our digital infrastructure. As part of our continued growth, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Principal Security Researcher to join our ranks.


🔍 Key Responsibilities:


  • Conduct comprehensive security assessments of custom mobile applications, infrastructure, networks, web services, and APIs, utilizing manual penetration testing, source code and configuration review.
  • Document root cause and risk analysis of findings in a clear and professional manner.
  • Collaborate with DevOps teams to ensure security testing requirements are met, aiding in automation efforts.
  • Develop an understanding of business functionality and apply testing methodology accordingly.
  • Assist in coordinating security testing projects, including writing test plans, test cases, and reports.
  • Advise on vulnerability remediation, control implementation, and secure development practices.
  • Assess product release risk and complexity, identifying potential misuse scenarios.
  • Assist with tracking, remediation, and risk acceptance for identified vulnerabilities.
  • Participate in security incident response activities.
  • Monitor security industry developments and evaluate new security testing technologies.


💼 Qualifications & Experience:


Ideal Candidate:


  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on penetration testing experience.
  • Solid understanding of iOS and Android platform security models.
  • Excellent knowledge of mobile application security risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Practical experience in infrastructure, web, and mobile penetration testing.
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and security implications.
  • Proficiency in programming/scripting.
  • Familiarity with cryptography in application development.
  • Relevant professional certifications are a bonus.


Desired Skills/Characteristics:


  • Strong grasp of common technologies and architectures used in mobile applications.
  • Understanding of software development lifecycles, especially DevOps.
  • Experience with dynamic and static application security testing tools.
  • Ability to perform security code reviews for various programming languages.
  • Initiative, consensus-building, and collaboration skills.
  • Familiarity with OWASP MASVS, OWASP MSTG, and other security frameworks.
  • Knowledge of enterprise application design and associated security issues.
  • Hands-on experience with security analysis tools and testing techniques.
  • Prior programming experience with iOS & Android platforms is advantageous.
  • Experience with cloud-hosted applications & services is a plus.
  • Familiarity with reverse engineering or disassembly considered beneficial.


🔹 The way we work:


  • Stable, long-term projects
  • Full-time employment B2B
  • Flexible working hours & home office
  • Tech communities and cultural communities
  • Mentoring programs


🔹 Benefits:


  • Private medical care and life insurance
  • Access to Multisport card


🔹 Other benefits:


  • Highly skilled tech team who is always ready to help, collaborate and share knowledge
  • Clear career engineering path and the possibility to rotate between projects and teams (for a longer time)


If you meet these requirements and are excited about the opportunity to contribute to our innovative projects, apply now! We look forward to reviewing your application.


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