DevOps Information Security Engineer

Location
Malta
Salary
Attractive
Contact
Adriana Borg Cardona
Job Ref
782964
  • 3+ years' experience working with information security issues a must
  • Exciting opportunity to work with a highly innovative & creative team
  • Competitive salary and benefits package offered
As the DevOps Information Security Engineer, you will be responsible for providing technical expertise related to infrastructure and software security design, implementation, and support of a new product set for the company. You will help contribute to automation-first DevOps teams to increase efficiencies, ability to scale and reduce the time to market using automation and infrastructure as code (IaC).

You will also be responsible for researching and developing new tools and processes for overseeing internal and external vulnerability and penetration tests as well as maintaining positive security and compliance posture for the products. Interacting with traditional information security teams to ensure the company maintains standards across the software and infrastructure of various product lines.

Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide analytical and technical security recommendations to other team members, oversight boards, and clients. Identify requirements, based on needs or resulting from a security issue that puts the organisation’s systems at risk;
  • Perform network penetration, web application testing, source code reviews, threat analysis, wireless network assessments, and social engineering assessments;
  • Meet with clients and management to help specify and negotiate application security requirements, review current policies and procedures for applicability, maintain system OS security patch levels, and ensure the safe transition of applications to production;
  • Develop technology to automate security monitoring;
  • Recommend effective security configurations and architecture to active members in technical workgroups;
  • Liaise with stakeholders to effectively communicate and architect security solutions;
  • Develop documentation to support ongoing security systems operations, maintenance, and specific problem resolution;
  • Work and coordinate with traditional information security teams to share ideas with a goal of maintaining proper company-wide security standardisation;
  • Provide risk analysis for product features and architecture decisions.
Key Skills:
  • 3+ years’ experience working with information security issues affecting financial service organisations and/or cloud-based application service providers;
  • Expertise in TCP/IP, web architectures and technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, XML, REST, PHP, and API Gateway;
  • Extensive experience in systems administration, security DevOps processes, system hardening, and patch management strategies;
  • Experience with system automation frameworks (Puppet, Terraform) and CICD pipeline (Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD);
  • Knowledge of cloud native technologies, key management solutions, and networking strategies;
  • Specific security-related experience including data-at-rest encryption, certificate validation, IDS/IPS, firewalls, SIEM and log management, Syslog analysis, HTTP and TCP/IP analysis, and vulnerability assessments including cross-site scripting, SQL injection, cross-site request forgery, HTTP response splintering, the OWASP Top 10, and SANS Top 25;
  • Bachelor’s degree in information security, information assurance, computer science, management information systems, computer information systems, or a related discipline;
  • Possess at least one of the following professional designations (or one of similar stature):
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP);
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM);
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA);
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM);
  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information Technology (CGEIT);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Ability to communicate with and understand the needs of non-technical internal and external clients.
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