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Principal Application Security Engineer

Krakow - Customer Success

Principal Application Security Engineer

Keep millions of users and their banking data safe and secure.

What you'll do

No day at Backbase is the same, and even more so for our security engineers. We all know that security and banking need to go hand in hand and with hackers and tech evolving by the day, you’ll need to stay on your toes and ahead of the game.

Your core responsibility is to ensure the delivery of secure software. You are the go-to person for security, internally as well as for our clients. Leveraging your technical expertise and leadership, you drive the secure SDLC with its tools and processes. You ensure application security requirements are part of product development. You have expert understanding of application security and application security vulnerabilities and provide guidance to other team members. You provide architecture design reviews as well as source code reviews. You are responsible for Architectural Risk Analysis of the core products and lead the threat modeling activities. You provide training to developers and QA engineers on application security.
You research new tools and take the initiative in improving the ways of working. You play a key role in selecting candidates for the security team as well as onboarding and mentoring new hires.

Who you are

Looking for a journey instead of a job? Then let’s talk! We are THE pioneers in banking tech. We see opportunities and take the leap. Having the guts to push limits and break barriers to make things happen. We learn and reinvent ourselves for maximum impact, never giving up. We are creators, with a customer-centric mindset that love what they do and bring fun to any challenge. Together we kick ass, have fun and feel proud when our vision is delivered. Next day - we wake up and raise the bar a little higher. Are you ready?

As a Principal Application Security Engineer you’ll take the lead in a team of security engineers working to ensure we build, maintain and deploy secure software that is used by millions of users around the globe. If you have a hacker mindset, are passionate about security and always looking to extend your knowledge, then this is the place for you.

In order to really own this role, we think you’ll need:
● Excellent understanding of application security and common application security vulnerabilities;
● Excellent knowledge of the frontend, backend and mobile security domains;
● Good understanding of DevOps and cloud native technologies;
● Successful track record driving security initiatives;
● A background in development and a good understanding of the SDLC;
● English language on a professional level, written and spoken.

We’ll be delighted if you bring experience in the following topics but otherwise these would be opportunities for you to grow your knowledge working in the security team:
● Implementing OWASP ASVS/M-ASVS and SKF;
● Implementing SAST, SCA, IAST and RASP tools in the SDLC;
● Assessing and implementing security maturity models;
● Facilitating threat modeling sessions with the development teams;
● Pen testing web and mobile applications;
● Training and guiding developers on application security concepts;
● Relevant regulations such as GDPR and PCI-DSS.

Culture

Our Perks

Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.

Insurance

Private health insurance for you and your family members.

Training budget

Specific budget for your personal development.

Health

Access to the premium Headspace app.

Referral

Referral bonus incentive for bringing the best talent.

Clothing

You can wear clothes you feel comfortable in.

High spec equipment

We provide all employees with high-spec Macs and tech set up.